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Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Maryland’s Triple A Bond Rating, July 12th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on all three bond rating agencies affirming Maryland’s Triple A bond rating: “In Maryland, we’ve made the better choices to maintain fiscal responsibility. With a balanced approach of record budget cuts and modern investments – together with leaders in the General Assembly – we’ve  Read the Rest…

Better Choices Deconstructed, January 31st, 2013

By Matt Gallagher, Chief of Staff Yesterday, Governor Martin O’Malley delivered his State of the State address focused on the better choices we’ve made together to deliver results and nearly eliminate the inherited $1.7 billion structural deficit while maintaining our Triple A bond rating. We wanted to break down an excerpt of the speech and  Read the Rest…

Fiscal Responsibility, January 17th, 2013

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications Yesterday, the Governor unveiled a fiscally responsible budget that continues record cuts while protecting our Triple A bond rating and investing in key priorities like education and job creation. By using a balanced approach, we’re on the verge of eliminating the $1.7 billion deficit that we inherited in 2007. These graphs  Read the Rest…

Gaming Expansion – Video Lottery Terminals and Table Games – Lottery Machines – Veterans’ Organizations (2012 Second Special Session), September 1st, 2012

Establishing the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission and the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency; authorizing, subject to a specified contingency, the use and regulation of specified table games in the State, one additional license for a video lottery facility, and additional video lottery terminals; authorizing the Director of the Agency to issue to  Read the Rest…

Key Stats on Balanced Revenues, May 22nd, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications After a productive Special Session, this morning, Governor O’Malley and the Presiding Officers signed a fiscally responsible budget into law that will support job creation and move us forward with a balanced approach. The budget is balanced with spending cuts, position reductions, modern investments and balanced revenues. In analyzing  Read the Rest…

Update on Special Session, April 24th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications This morning, the Governor had a productive meeting with Senate President Miller and House Speaker Busch. After, the press caught up with the Governor. We wanted to share the audio with you. Click here to listen.

Live Answers to Your Questions, February 15th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications I wanted to send out a quick reminder about two special events that we have today. At 3:30pm, for the first time, Chief of Staff Matt Gallagher and Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management Eloise Foster, will be hosting a live chat where they will answer questions  Read the Rest…

Second Opinions, February 6th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications Last week Governor O’Malley delivered the State of the State address where he laid out a clear vision for the future of our State focused on job creation, strengthening our middle class, and the dignity of every Maryland family and individual. The Governor’s plan balances record cuts–$7.5 billion over  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Presents FY 2013 Budget Focused on a Balanced Approach of Reductions and Investments to Create Jobs, January 18th, 2012

Budget booksBudget closes a gap of approximately $1 billion; includes $800 million of reductions; and makes investments in job creation and innovation, skills and education, health care, public safety, and sustainability View PDF version of Presentation View Budget Highlights   Read the Rest...

Transportation Roundtable, April 29th, 2011

Columbia, MD As Delivered Over the last several years, we’ve been able to do a number of things, however difficult politically: We’ve been able to forge the precious consensus necessary in order to move forward. We’ve cut by $6.8 billion the spending of our State Government, the largest cuts in spending we’ve ever had to  Read the Rest…