Speaker Busch Announces Committee Assignments

House Speaker Michael E. Busch announced committee assignments for six standing committees in the House of Delegates. The following Delegates and Delegates-elect were appointed and are in addition to the leadership changes previously announced in July.  The post from July can be found here. APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE Delegate Carl Anderton, Jr. (District 38B) Delegate Paul D.…

Kelly Schulz Tapped to Replace Mike Gill at Department of Commerce

 Governor Larry Hogan has announced the appointment of Kelly M. Schulz as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. Schulz, who currently serves as Secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, will replace Commerce Secretary R. Michael Gill. From the Governor’s press release: “Secretary Schulz is a strong advocate for Maryland’s job creators,…

Governor Hogan Announces New School Construction Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan announced today plans to submit legislation during the 2019  General Assembly session to provide $1.9 billion in new school construction funding over five years. The initiative, called the Building Opportunity Fund, will give the Maryland Stadium Authority oversight of these additional school construction funds, and include accountability measures. The new funding will…