It’s an election year, and everyone knows it. For the next 90-days, the Maryland General Assembly will be in session and, if the lead-up has been any indication, it’s set for fireworks.
Here’s for what you need to know before your iced coffee gets warm, the July 26, 2017 edition of the tipsheet.
Governor Larry Hogan has set a strong trajectory for the Maryland Republican Party going into what is sure to be a raucous 2018 election cycle. While so-called “midterm” elections are usually reported to national audiences as referendums on the President and the political Party in power, Maryland’s gubernatorial and legislative elections next November are already shaping up to be more about whether Marylanders are ready to give other voices a seat at the table.