Monthly Archives: June 2009

Metro Disaster Leaves Questions

I’m on my way to Richmond this a.m. for an Energy Commission meeting.  Last night, I spoke (along with Steve Shannon) to the Pakistani-American Congress which is having its annual meeting in D.C.  Of course, the major issue the past … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Destination: Sharpsburg

Now that I’m past forty and have three kids at home, “Father’s Day” is more than just calling my Dad.  It’s a special day away from the trials and tribulations of politics and law practice.  This year Sharon and the kids gave me … Continue reading

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June Numbers Tell Bleak Picture

A couple days ago I received the monthly revenue report from Finance Secretary Richard Brown.  In a nutshell, the economic numbers for the state continue to be bleak. General fund collections in May 2009 fell 15.6% compared with May 2008.  Most of … Continue reading

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Hooray for “Floppy-Haired” Joe Abbey!

Today the Wash Post finally gave us some real news! It’s a well-deserved profile of our favorite campaign operative.  For those not here in 2007, Joe was my campaign manager in the State Senate race and did a great, great job under some very … Continue reading

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Chesapeake “Wade In” Today

Today my family crossed the Wilson Bridge in our 1999 Dodge Caravan and drove due south through Calvert County to the sunny banks of the Patuxent River.  Destination?  The 23rd annual Chesapeake Bay “Wade In” sponsored by Calvert’s own Bernie Fowler, former Maryland state senator, … Continue reading

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