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  • Alcohol Tax, Immigrant In-State Tuition Bills Pass Md. Legislature (wamu.org)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Republican State Senator EJ Pipkin was among the opponents of the tax hike. "The most regressionary of taxes that you can get. The poorest of the poor will pay the same in this increase in tax, as the richest of the rich," Pipkin said after the vote. ...
    WAMU
  • Former Baltimore officer allegedly shoots neighbor (abc2news.com)
    Apr 4, 2011
    Sheriffs in Queen Anne's County say Mr. Richter was also involved in a dispute with state senator EJ Pipken. Richter allegedly painted swastikas and 'vote Pipkin' on a car and parked it on a busy highway for all to see in an election year. ...
    ABC2 News
  • School bus camera bill hits a bump (fredericknewsget.com)
    Mar 29, 2011
    Sen. EJ Pipkin, a Republican, said Tuesday he was particularly concerned that school bus drivers could be subpoenaed to appear in court when drivers got the ticket in the mail. "They're there to protect our kids; they're not there to be law enforcement ...
    Frederick News Post (subscription)
  • RICHTER v. BEATTY (leagle.com)
    Mar 18, 2011
    The words written on the vehicle referred to state Senator EJ Pipkin, whom Richter opposed. Richter also taped a letter to then-Maryland Governor Robert Erlich to the inside of the Beretta's window, claiming that the local police force refused to ...
    Leagle.com
  • Bay Bridge Tragedy Widow Advocates For Safety (wusa9.com)
    Mar 17, 2011
    It's not," says State Senator EJ Pipkin, (R-District 36). But Governor Martin O'Malley and the Department of Transportation say the state simply doesn't have the money. "Money is always an issue when you're talking about transportation projects, ...
    W*USA 9
  • Offshore Wind Farm Bill Details Questioned (mdcoastdispatch.com)
    Mar 17, 2011
    “We all should be so lucky to find a deal like this,” said Eastern Shore Senator EJ Pipkin. “All the profits go to the people that develop it.” Senator Jim Mathias, who represents Worcester County and Ocean City and also serves on the Senate Finance ...
    The Dispatch
  • Donald Fry: May Be Time to Change MD's Transportation Funding Model (baltimorerealestate.citybizlist.com)
    Mar 13, 2011
    This perspective is reflected in a bill filed by Eastern Shore Senator EJ Pipkin, SB 729, that proposes to create two new transit authorities to finance, build and operate the Red Line and the Purple Line projects planned for the Baltimore region and ...
    Citybizlist Real Estate
  • Staff editorial: Never without hope (diamondbackonline.com)
    Mar 13, 2011
    Minority whip EJ Pipkin (R-Eastern Shore) also voted against the bill, not because of the sinful nature of gay couples, but because he thought legalizing same-sex marriage was being rushed and preferred adopting civil unions instead. ...
    Diamondback Online
  • Md Marriage Bill Moves Forward (advocate.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    Sen. Robert Zirkin took care to correct an assertion from Sen. EJ Pipkin that every state with marriage equality had previously approved the “in-between” step of civil unions, which for example did not occur in Iowa. Pipkin called the bill “extreme” ...
    Advocate.com
  • Gay Marriage Leaps Hurdle in Maryland Senate (wusa9.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    Republican Senator EJ Pipkin, a conservative leader, said he is already pinning hopes on reversing any same sex marriage law passed in Annapolis by taking the issue to a voter referendum in the next state-wide election. Opponents of gay marriage would ...
    W*USA 9
  • Maryland Lawmaker Wants a Third Bay Bridge Span (wboc.com)
    Feb 17, 2011
    STEVENSVILLE, Md.- District 36 Senator EJ Pipkin has introduced a bill that could allow for a third span of the Bay Bridge to be built. Senate Bill 520 is currently before the Senate Finance Committee. It's calling for an Environmental Impact Study to ...
    WBOC TV 16
  • GOP senator supports gay marriage (hometownannapolis.com)
    Feb 3, 2011
    "Every senator has a right to their opinion," said House Minority Whip EJ Pipkin, R-Elkton. "They just have to answer to the people back home." Pipkin said Kittleman's stance on the issue does not mean the GOP will be less unified in opposing same-sex ...
    Annapolis Capital
  • Maryland Politics: Nancy Jacobs becomes Senate minority leader (baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 21, 2011
    The Senate's 12 Republicans held a meeting this afternoon to choose their new leader, also selecting the Eastern Shore's Sen. EJ Pipkin as minority whip. Pipkin replaces Sen. David Brinkley, a Frederick County Republican who had been vying for the ...
    Baltimore Sun (blog)
  • Annapolis Welcomes the Legislative Session (historicannapolis.patch.com)
    Jan 13, 2011
    Levitt's favorite is named for Sen. EJ Pipkin (R- District 36) – lots of jumbo crab meat, almost no filler. “It's a big sandwich,” says Levitt. ...
    Patch

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  • Senate GOP introduces jobs package (gazette.net)
    Aug 10, 2012
    The 10-bill legislative package was designed to spur immediate economic growth, rather than the delayed impacts of a proposed sixth casino, said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist ... manufacturers to Maryland, said Sen.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley casino bill could get Senate vote today (baltimoresun.com)
    Aug 10, 2012
    Sen. George C. Edwards, a Western Maryland Republican, successfully amended the bill to limit donations only from those with greater than a 5 percent stake in a casino. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin said Republicans object strongly to the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Gaming hike in Maryland gets initial go-ahead (washingtontimes.com)
    Aug 10, 2012
    but Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the better approach would be making the state more business-friendly. “Instead of worrying about casinos and locations and splits, we need to look Maryland citizens in the eye,” said Mr. Pipkin ...
    Washington Times
  • Senate committee OKs bill to expand Maryland gaming (bizjournals.com)
    Aug 10, 2012
    A sweeping expansion of Maryland casino gaming ... be a different story when the full Senate takes up the bill Friday. “I expect some intense questioning on the floor tomorrow,” House Minority Leader E.J. Pipken, an Eastern Shore Republican ...
    The Business Journal
  • Senators begin to tackle gaming bill in special session (msnbc.msn.com)
    Aug 9, 2012
    "We believe that our proposals can and will spur economic development immediately," Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said. "Governor O'Malley has presented the expansion of casino gambling in Maryland as job creation. We believe that gaming alone does ...
    NBCNews.com
  • Lawmakers Review Gambling & Pit Bull Bills Ahead Of Special Session (wbal.com)
    Aug 8, 2012
    Maryland lawmakers and casino owners are reviewing Gov ... Republicans are also criticizing the bill. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin notes that Democrats as well as Republicans will oppose this bill because it gives tax breaks to casino operators.
    WBAL Radio
  • Senators press EPA to cut US ethanol mandate (reuters.com)
    Aug 7, 2012
    "Adjusting the corn grain-ethanol mandate of the RFS can offer some relief from tight corn supplies and high prices," said the senators including Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, and Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican. None of the senators are ...
    Reuters
  • US cutter in Pacific pursues fish piracy case (hosted2.ap.org)
    Aug 7, 2012
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard gave U.S. senators a dramatic example of challenges faced by the agency in Alaska as it patrols the North Pacific. Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr. on Monday announced that the 378 ...
    Associated Press
  • With special session set for Thursday, gambling legislation still missing (gazette.net)
    Aug 7, 2012
    That’s not good enough, said Senate Majority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36 ) of Elkton ... professor of political science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s city. “That tells me they don’t have the votes yet,” he ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • With special session set for Thursday, gambling legislation still missing (gazette.net)
    Aug 6, 2012
    That’s not good enough, said Senate Majority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36 ) of Elkton ... professor of political science at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s city. “That tells me they don’t have the votes yet,” he ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Sierra Club Announces 2012 National Awards (enewspf.com)
    Aug 6, 2012
    Another top award, the William E. Colby Award, went to Kenneth Langton of Tucson ... walking and livable communities. Dale Schultz, a state senator from Wisconsin, received the Distinguished Achievement Award, which honors persons in public service ...
    eNews Park Forest
  • Late Sen. Byrd's FBI files reveal CIA leak uproar (chieftain.com)
    Aug 5, 2012
    Numerous documents depict him as an outspoken supporter of the FBI and particularly of J. Edgar Hoover ... the documents to an unidentified Maryland county law enforcement official, who then handed them off to the senator. Osborne told the FBI that ...
    Pueblo Chieftain
  • U.S. Justice Department hasn't visited city jail despite oversight agreement (baltimoresun.com)
    Aug 4, 2012
    Maryland's agreement with the civil rights division, which is led by Thomas E. Perez, former state labor secretary ... and it requires more than a no-response answer," said state Sen.Nathaniel J. McFadden, an East Baltimore Democrat.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Late Sen. Byrd's FBI files reveal CIA leak uproar (nola.com)
    Aug 4, 2012
    Numerous documents depict him as an outspoken supporter of the FBI and particularly of J. Edgar Hoover ... documents to an unidentified Maryland county law enforcement official, who then handed them off to the senator. Osborne told the FBI ...
    nola.com
  • Senators reluctant to take up Internet gambling (baltimoresun.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    House Speaker Michael E. Buschtold House Democrats in an email Wednesday ... The special session, the General Assembly's second this year, is expected to begin Thursday. Sen.Edward J. Kasemeyer, who chairs the Senate Budget and Taxation ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senators reluctant to take up Internet gambling (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    House Speaker Michael E. Busch told House Democrats in an email Wednesday ... The special session, the General Assembly's second this year, is expected to begin Thursday. Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, who chairs the Senate Budget and Taxation ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • GOP slams O’Malley in regard to special session (somdnews.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    “The real crisis in Maryland is not whether there should be a sixth casino location, but rather the trend of recent job losses,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said in a statement Friday. Gov. Martin O’Malley ...
    So Md News.com
  • Sen. E.J. Pipkin: Gov. O'Malley, please release that gambling expansion bill today (delmarvanow.com)
    Aug 3, 2012
    Gov. Martin O'Malley should release his bill for gambling expansion immediately. The special session begins in less than a week. The governor has had all summer to craft the proposal. Where's the bill? A week from now, after he crams his bill ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Internet Gambling Possible Focus Of Special Session (wbal.com)
    Aug 2, 2012
    Maryland lawmakers will weigh in on who should own the ... city is protected from possible competition from a Prince George's County casino. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin criticized the governor for not releasing the bill he wants lawmakers to consider.
    WBAL Radio
  • NSF Current - July 2011 (nsf.gov)
    Aug 2, 2012
    If you would like to automatically receive notifications by e-mail or RSS when future editions of NSF Current ... David Jacobs at the University of Maryland and John Kress at the Smithsonian Institution--incorporated visual recognition software into ...
    National Science Foundation (press release)
  • Republicans blast O’Malley over gambling session (somdnews.com)
    Aug 1, 2012
    “The real crisis in Maryland is not whether there should be a sixth casino location, but rather the trend of recent job losses,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore) said in a statement Friday. Gov. Martin O’Malley ...
    So Md News.com
  • Report: BGE struggled to gather storm crews after derecho (baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 31, 2012
    The report, filed late Monday, kicks off the Maryland Public Service Commission's review of ... they need a higher level of reliability for our modern economy," said Sen. Jim Rosapepe, who has advocated burying of power lines and fining of ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • GOP slams O’Malley in regard to special session (gazette.net)
    Jul 31, 2012
    “The real crisis in Maryland is not whether there should be a sixth casino location, but rather the trend of recent job losses,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said in a statement Friday. Gov. Martin O’Malley ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Democrats Prevent House Passage of Late-Term Abortion Ban (lifenews.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    The bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in D.C. needed a two-thirds vote but enough Democrats voted against the measure to prevent it from going to the Senate ... of his abortion business to Maryland and bans abortions at 22 ...
    LifeNews.com
  • GOP slams O’Malley in regard to special session (gazette.net)
    Jul 30, 2012
    “The real crisis in Maryland is not whether there should be a sixth casino location, but rather the trend of recent job losses,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said in a statement Friday. Gov. Martin O’Malley ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Maryland special session will address gambling questions (washingtontimes.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, issued a statement Friday afternoon criticizing the governor’s reasoning for the session. “The real crisis in Maryland is not whether there should be a sixth casino location, but rather ...
    Washington Times
  • Maryland special session will address gambling questions (washingtontimes.com)
    Jul 30, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, issued a statement Friday afternoon criticizing the governor’s reasoning for the session. “The real crisis in Maryland is not whether there should be a sixth casino location, but rather ...
    Washington Times
  • Romney's Olympic Gaffe Unlikely to Harm Him Long-Term (newsmax.com)
    Jul 28, 2012
    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential ... he corrected a sixth grader during a visit to a Trenton, N.J. school, saying the child had left the “e” off the end of the word “potato.” Quayle would later write ...
    NewsMax.com
  • O'Malley calls special session on gambling (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 28, 2012
    Flanked on Friday by House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V ... House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell of Southern Maryland and Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio of the Eastern Shore denounced the decision.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Romney's Olympic Gaffe Unlikely to Harm Him Long-Term (newsmax.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential ... he corrected a sixth grader during a visit to a Trenton, N.J. school, saying the child had left the “e” off the end of the word “potato.” Quayle would later write ...
    NewsMax.com
  • Md. Republicans blast gambling session (washingtonpost.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    At a news conference Friday morning, O’Malley — flanked by the top Democrats in the legislature — cast the session as a way to create more jobs in Maryland while ending a bitter legislative dispute. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R ...
    Washington Post
  • State Line Liquors wants law changed to allow filling of growlers (newarkgetonline.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    “We just want to be able to sell growlers from legally purchased kegs of beer through the distribution system in Maryland ... attorney for the liquor board agreed. “Go to Sen. Pipkin’s office and stand on his desk and say, ‘We ...
    Newark Post
  • O'Malley calls special session on gambling (baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    Martin O'Malley is placing a high-stakes political bet that he and legislative leaders can prevail in a struggle over one of the most contentious issues facing Maryland ... by House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V.
    Baltimore Sun
  • O’Malley calls August session to mull casino, table games in Maryland (washingtontimes.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, said last week that leaving the tax decision to the commission “rides roughshod over the authority and responsibilities of the state’s law-making branch of government.”
    Washington Times
  • O’Malley calls August session to mull casino, table games in Maryland (washingtontimes.com)
    Jul 27, 2012
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will call a special ... It would just be another one of the taxes that we’d have to make,” Mr. Turner said. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, said last week that leaving the tax decision ...
    Washington Times
  • Morning Energy: Inhofe, Mabus tangle (politico.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) will join the Center for American Progress ... to Facebook to complain about the No More Solyndras Act passed by an E&C panel yesterday — and subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield’s press ...
    Politico.com
  • Special session on expanded gambling likely, Busch says (baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 26, 2012
    House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Wednesday that within a couple of days ... Proponents say an expansion deal would generate additional money for Maryland schools, while protecting the revenue streams of casinos that are operating or have ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • As clock ticks, Busch calls huddle on special session (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    Martin O'Malley and Senate President ... Dereck E. Davis, a Prince George's County Democrat and chairman of the House Economic Matters Committee. He said a decision is likely by Monday because legislators from across Maryland would have to ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • MD Redistricting: The Ruppersbergermander (dailykos.com)
    Jul 23, 2012
    The Maryland legislature may be forced to draw a new Congressional ... Perhaps an Eastern Shore Republican such as E.J. Pipkin would successfully primary him, but I think Ruppersberger would have a narrow edge even in that situation.
    DAILY KOS
  • Things to do July 19-Aug. 2: Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, Ledisi and Eric Benet perform at DAR (washingtonpost.com)
    Jul 20, 2012
    J.P. Harris and the Tough Choices ... 11 a.m., Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Gildenhorn Recital Hall, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. Free. 301-405-2787 or www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu.
    Washington Post
  • Examiner Local Editorial: GOP should boycott special gambling session (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Jul 19, 2012
    Republican delegates in the Maryland General Assembly are considering boycotting ... rather than elected legislators. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Eastern Shore, rightly derided this proposal as "one of the worst and most cowardly policy decisions ...
    Washington Examiner
  • Md. gov: Progress coming toward special session (cbsnews.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he is more confident ... "This is one of the worst and most cowardly policy decisions I have ever heard," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader. "And it rides roughshod over the authority ...
    CBS News
  • Md. gov: Progress coming toward special session (finance.yahoo.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he is ... "This is one of the worst and most cowardly policy decisions I have ever heard," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader. "And it rides roughshod over the authority ...
    Yahoo Finance
  • CARDIN TO ATTEND BALTIMORE DISTRICT U.S. CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY (afro.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    On Friday, July 20, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) will attend the ... The Senator will welcome Colonel J. Richard Jordan III to his new geting as Commander of the Baltimore District. The Senator will also thank Col. David E.
    Afro American Newspaper
  • Progress’ made toward special session (times-news.com)
    Jul 18, 2012
    Martin O’Malley said Tuesday he is more confident that a consensus will be reached for calling a special session this summer on expanding gambling in Maryland After meeting ... I have ever heard,” said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader.
    Cumberland Times-News
  • House Panel OKs Bill to Stop Unlimited Abortions in Nation’s Capital (lifenews.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    A Senate companion bill (S. 2103 ... drove late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart to move most of his abortion business to Maryland and bans abortions at 22 weeks gestation (20 weeks get-conception) due to the scientific evidence ...
    LifeNews.com
  • No answer yet on special session (gazette.net)
    Jul 17, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said in a statement Tuesday that O’Malley’s support of a commission was “cowardly” and “rides roughshod over the authority and responsibilities” of the General Assembly.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Md. gov: Progress coming toward special session (cbsnews.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he is more ... "This is one of the worst and most cowardly policy decisions I have ever heard," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader. "And it rides roughshod over the authority ...
    CBS News
  • Md. gov: Progress coming toward special session (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    Martin O'Malley said Tuesday he is more confident that a consensus will be reached for calling a special session this summer on expanding gambling in Maryland After meeting ... I have ever heard," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority ...
    NBCNews.com
  • Md. casino deliberations to continue a few more days (washingtonpost.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    Separately, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Cecil) blasted the idea of allowing ... and responsibilities of the state’s law-making branch of government.” Maryland leaders agreed Tuesday morning to spend a few more days assessing ...
    Washington Post
  • No answer yet on special session (gazette.net)
    Jul 17, 2012
    A meeting between the governor and legislative leaders Tuesday ended with no apparent agreement on whether there will be a special legislative session to take up expanded gaming in Maryland ... Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley On Gambling: "More Progress Today Compared To Yesterday" (wbal.com)
    Jul 17, 2012
    The legislation has to be passed to give the Maryland State Board of Elections enough ... and not legislators who don't have an expertise in these issues." Miller said. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin criticized the proposal. He says the governor ...
    WBAL Radio
  • O'Malley On Gambling: "More Progress Today Compared To Yesterday" (wbal.com)
    Jul 16, 2012
    The legislation has to be passed to give the Maryland State Board of Elections enough ... and not legislators who don't have an expertise in these issues." Miller said. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin criticized the proposal. He says the governor ...
    WBAL Radio
  • O’Malley, Busch expected to meet with Baltimore mayor, delegates Wednesday (gazette.net)
    Jul 16, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said in a statement Tuesday that O’Malley’s support of a commission was “cowardly” and “rides roughshod over the authority and responsibilities” of the General Assembly.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Clock Ticks On Possible Gambling Special Session (wbal.com)
    Jul 16, 2012
    A similar bill passed the Maryland Senate this year ... House and Senate Republicans also say a special session is not necessary. Both Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin and House Minority Leader Tony O'Donnell say the issue can wait until next year.
    WBAL Radio
  • Atlantic City Electric ranks fifth of 15 midsized utilities in Northeast (menafn.com)
    Jul 14, 2012
    Jul 14, 2012 (The Press of Atlantic City - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Atlantic City Electric ranked fifth out of 15 midsized utilities in the Northeast in a residential customer-satisfaction survey released this week by J.D ...
    MENAFN
  • O’Malley has key meetings next week on gambling (washingtonpost.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    On Tuesday, O’Malley is scheduled to meet with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) and House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel ... said House Minority Leader Anthony J. O’Donnell (R-Calvert).
    Washington Post
  • MD ENVIRONMENT: Panel hears testimony on septic system regulations (delmarvanow.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS -- Regulations requiring new Maryland construction to use the best technology ... go to the Senate and get its approval," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "You know what? The department chose not to include this (best available ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Panel hears testimony on septic system regulations (cbsnews.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    Regulations requiring new Maryland construction to use the best technology ... go to the Senate and get its approval," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "You know what? The department chose not to include this (best available technology) provision ...
    CBS News
  • Wonkbook: Another day, another symbolic repeal vote in the House (washingtonget.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    “The House has voted 30 times previously to undo all or part of the health law, and the Senate is all but certain to ignore ... Got tips, additions, or comments? E-mail me. Still to come: Spain will give up control over banks; food stamp ...
    Washington Post
  • Environmentalists praise lawmakers for bay cleanup initiative (msnbc.msn.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    Environmental groups are giving high marks to this year's General Assembly session when it comes to protecting ... from the Senate are: Roy Dyson-DemocratNancy Jacobs-RepublicanJ.B. Jennings-RepublicanAlan Kittleman-RepublicanE.J. Pipkin-RepublicanEdward ...
    msnbc.com
  • Panel hears testimony on septic system regulations (delmarvanow.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS -- Regulations requiring new Maryland construction to use the best technology ... go to the Senate and get its approval," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "You know what? The department chose not to include this (best available ...
    Delaware Wave
  • REGULATORY: Government Relations: Renewable Energy Initiatives in the Department of Defense by Thomas J. Spulak and Allison F. Kassir (jdsupra.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    Additionally, the Department of Defense is partnering with the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), to fund $30 million of ... Nonetheless, both the House and the Senate Armed Services Committees included ...
    jdsupra.com
  • Septic, farm rules debated before lawmakers (baltimoresun.com)
    Jul 11, 2012
    "It is in the legislature that we should do this," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, a Republican who represents the ... where development can occur using septic systems, the Maryland Department of the Environment proposed requiring that all new septic ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • MD ENVIRONMENT: Panel hears testimony on septic system regulations (delmarvanow.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS — Regulations requiring new Maryland construction to use the best technology ... go to the Senate and get its approval,” said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. “You know what? The department chose not to include this (best available ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Panel hears testimony on septic system regulations (sfgate.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    (AP) — Regulations requiring new Maryland construction to use the best technology ... go to the Senate and get its approval," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "You know what? The department chose not to include this (best available technology) provision ...
    San Francisco Gate
  • Look Who’s Singing the Sequestration Blues (original.antiwar.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    Not only that, their surrogates in Congress, i.e., the top committee chairs and members who hold ... it will hurt our economy and could fundamentally tear our defense industrial base,” wailed Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-New Hampshire, also a member ...
    Antiwar.com
  • Dissent in the Ranks as Parties’ Tactics Erode Unity Both Left and Right (nytimes.com)
    Jul 10, 2012
    Hoyer of Maryland, indicated that he ... named for the billionaire investor Warren E. Buffett — which would impose a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on anyone who earns $1 million or more. Senator Jim Webb, Democrat of Virginia, reiterated ...
    New York Times
  • Panel hears testimony on septic system regulations (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    (AP) — Regulations requiring new Maryland construction to use the best technology ... go to the Senate and get its approval," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "You know what? The department chose not to include this (best available technology) provision ...
    Washington Examiner
  • Data Act proposal: Companies suggest ways government data could be more transparent and better analyzed (washingtonpost.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    Issa and Senate ... said. J.J. Kirkpatrick of Level One Technologies in Maryland Heights, Mo., said DATA Act reporting could be done in under five minutes by importing accounting data either automatically or a few clicks after an e-mail alert ...
    Washington Post
  • House Panel to Vote Tuesday on Bill to Stop Abortions in D.C. (lifenews.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    The bill is similar to a first-in-the-nation law the state of Nebraska passed that successfully drove late-term abortion practitioner LeRoy Carhart to move most of his abortion business to Maryland and ... force in a “D&E” abortion.
    LifeNews.com
  • Obama Campaign Remembers Their Mantra (The Note) (abcnews.go.com)
    Jul 9, 2012
    IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: THE ROUNDTABLE: George Will, Gwen Ifill, E.J. Dionne, Steve Rattner and Mort Zuckerman ... PORTMAN ON ROMNEY TURF, BUT NO MEETING: Sen. Rob Portman ventured onto Romney’s turf this weekend, participating in an event ...
    ABC News
  • University of Maryland Smith School of Business Names Joyce E. A. Russell Vice Dean, Victor Mullins Associate Dean (article.wn.com)
    Jul 8, 2012
    On December 2, 2011 the University Senate approved the implementation ... within residence hall and within the University of Maryland as a whole regardless of their diverse backgrounds (e.g. race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion ...
    Worldnews.com
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 7, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY! (dailykos.com)
    Jul 6, 2012
    Joe Lieberman will end his Senate reign of error in ... Merci!!! This Week: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) vs. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R); roundtable with George Will, E.J. Dionne, Gwen Ifill and former Counselor to the Treasury ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Lawmakers: Utilities must face climate change reality (gazette.net)
    Jul 6, 2012
    Rosapepe told Maryland Public Service Commission Chairman Douglas ... take a hard look at the utilities’ response after power is restored. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the state’s action so far “is not a serious response to ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 5, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 5, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Newswatch: Google launches small-business program in Maryland (gazette.net)
    Jul 5, 2012
    According to the statement, 53 percent of Maryland’s small businesses ... 34) of Abingdon, J.B. Jennings (Dist. 7) of Joppa, Allan H. Kittleman (Dist. 9) of West Friendship, E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton, Edward R. Reilly (Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Local author knows all about the Kennedys (delcotimes.com)
    Jul 5, 2012
    Many books have been written about the “stars” of the fabled Kennedy family, but author J. Randy Taraborrelli’s latest best ... Taraborrelli recounts how the Shrivers ran a camp at their Maryland estate for mentally challenged children ...
    Delaware County Daily Times
  • Facebook's new same-sex icons; club sues to have male nude dancers (windycitymediagroup.com)
    Jul 4, 2012
    Lambda Legal sent letters to the leaders of 20 Maryland counties asking for confirmation that ... according to a press release. U.S. Senate endorsements included Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin; Sherrod Brown of Ohio; Shelley Berkley of Nevada; Dianne Feinstein ...
    Windy City Times
  • Bunting revives drive for Sussex County-N.J. bridge-tunnel (delmarvanow.com)
    Jul 1, 2012
    Because the ferry runs between Lewes and Cape May, N.J., it is assumed the bridge-tunnel would follow ... in comparison to the cost of building a new bridge-tunnel. Sen. Karen E. Peterson, chairman of the SHTC, said people are reluctant to ...
    Delaware Wave
  • John R. Hershey Jr. (herald-mail.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    J. Millard Tawes and Sen ... at Maryland hospitals and/or universities. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 1, at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E.
    Herald-Mail
  • Antonin Scalia should quit his court job (sentinelsource.com)
    Jun 28, 2012
    And when he went on to a broader denunciation of federal policies, he sounded just like an Arizona Senate candidate ... how political this Supreme Court has become. Columnist E.J. Dionne can be reached at ejdionne@washget.com.
    The Keene Sentinel
  • Big decisions on gambling, behind closed doors (somdnews.com)
    Jun 27, 2012
    After the work group’s chairman, John Morton III, announced the closed meeting, Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Caroline ... one of seven methods would have had to create it: the Maryland Constitution; a state statute; a county or municipal charter ...
    So Md News.com
  • Audit the Fed’ bill advances in House (washingtontimes.com)
    Jun 26, 2012
    Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat, that would have prevented auditors from getting a look at internal board-discussion minutes. “This whole idea about ‘Well we can’t touch the Fed‘ is baloney,” said Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich ...
    Washington Times
  • Who Destroyed The Middle Class – Part 3 (howestreet.com)
    Jun 26, 2012
    The Wall Street maggots (i.e. J.P. Morgan) crawl around the decaying welfare corpse ... and they’ve long since bought and paid for the Senate, the Congress, the State Houses, and the City Halls. They’ve got the judges in their back pockets.
    HoweStreet.com
  • Arizona ruling affects other states, too (wbaltv.com)
    Jun 25, 2012
    Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-New York, chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration, applauded the majority opinion. "This decision tells us that states cannot take the law into their own hands and makes it clear that the only real solution to ...
    Wbaltv.com
  • Governor tells UVa board to resolve crisis Tuesday - or else (www2.dailyprogress.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    UVa Rector Helen E. Dragas responded by saying ... Kaine, who’s now running for U.S. Senate, appointed Dragas to the UVa board. On Friday, Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle, joined Del. David J. Toscano, D-Charlottesville, and Sen.
    Charlottesville Daily Progress
  • Land-grant universities celebrate Morrill Act sesquicentennial (live.psu.edu)
    Jun 22, 2012
    Four students, including Meghann and Justin Morrill, the great-great-grand niece and nephew of Sen. Morrill, will provide a student ... University of Nebraska System President J.B. Milliken will introduce Gates. David McWilliams, board chair of the Friends ...
    Digital Collegian
  • Closed gambling work group meetings did public no favor (gazette.net)
    Jun 22, 2012
    After work group Chairman John Morton III last week announced the closed meeting, Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist ... one of seven methods would have had to create it: the Maryland Constitution; a state statute; a county or municipal charter; an ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O’Malley hits House leaders on gambling setback (washingtontimes.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, has been the work group’s most vocal critic and said he plans to propose a bill that would close the loophole. “There is something inherently wrong with shutting the public out of ...
    Washington Times
  • NY Legislature OKs ban on e-cigarettes for minors (myfoxny.com)
    Jun 21, 2012
    Andrew Cuomo signs the bill into law, New York will join Alaska, Idaho, Kansas and Maryland in restricting so-called e-cigarettes that can carry nicotine ... minute dispute with the Republican-controlled Senate. On Thursday, the last day of the legislative ...
    myfoxny.com
  • New York legislature rejects changes to marijuana law (baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York State Senate's Republican majority has shot down a proposal by Governor Andrew Cuomo that would have decriminalized the public possession of nearly an ounce of marijuana. Currently, possession of less than 25 ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Maryland Gambling Expansion Group Plans Meeting (wboc.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    (AP) - A work group studying whether to expand gambling in Maryland is holding its last scheduled meeting ... That prompted Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin to criticize the group for meeting behind closed doors on an important state issue.
    WBOC
  • Maryland workgroup studying gambling expansion set to hold last meeting (therepublic.com)
    Jun 20, 2012
    A work group studying whether to expand gambling in Maryland is holding its last scheduled meeting ... That prompted Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin to criticize the group for meeting behind closed doors on an important state issue.
    Republic
  • Gambling group’s private meetings okay, lawyer says (washingtonpost.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    in a letter responding to a complaint Monday by Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Cecil). Under Maryland law, a “public body” can be created in a number of ways, including through an executive order of the governor. But an executive ...
    Washington Post
  • Senator Chris Dodd Talks Dodd-Frank at ACFE Conference (article.wn.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    Christopher John "Chris" Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lawyer, lobbyist, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator ... in Bethesda, Maryland, and Providence College. His father, Thomas J.
    Worldnews.com
  • Gambling work group makes decisions behind closed doors (baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    wrote in a letter that the work group is permitted under Maryland law to meet in private because all but one of its members work for the state. A Baltimore Sun reporter and an aide to Senate Republican leader E.J. Pipkin were barred from the meeting.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Gambling work group makes decisions behind closed doors (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 19, 2012
    wrote in a letter that the work group is permitted under Maryland law to meet in private because all but one of its members work for the state. A Baltimore Sun reporter and an aide to Senate Republican leader E.J. Pipkin were barred from the meeting.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Work group crafting Md. gambling plan (washingtonpost.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    Aides to all three men described the meeting as cordial. On Monday afternoon, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Cecil) blasted the work group for meeting behind closed doors. Pipkin acknowledged that the group was not under a legal ...
    Washington Post
  • Gaming work group can meet privately, AG’s office says (gazette.net)
    Jun 18, 2012
    The Maryland Attorney General’s Office says members of ... But after a closed-door meeting of the group Monday, state Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton is crying foul. “If this isn’t a sad example of the proverbial ‘smoky back ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Casino work group meets behind closed doors (baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    A staffer for Senate Republican Leader E. J. Pipkin was also booted. O'Malley named the 11-member work group to examine the issues surrounding adding a sixth casino in Maryland and allowing games at all facilities. They've held two open meetings.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Former Sen. Chris Dodd to be unpledged super delegate for Connecticut at Democratic National Convention (article.wn.com)
    Jun 18, 2012
    Christopher John "Chris" Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lawyer, lobbyist, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator ... in Bethesda, Maryland, and Providence College. His father, Thomas J.
    Worldnews.com
  • Upper Shore Regional Council meets June 21 (stardem.com)
    Jun 17, 2012
    Dunmyer of Queen Anne's County and Treasurer Alex P. Rasin of Kent County. Sen. E.J. Pipkin represents the General Assembly on the Executive Board. Full council meetings are conducted quarterly and may be held in any of the three partner counties.
    Star-Democrat
  • MGM all in at National Harbor — with a few conditions (washingtonpost.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    “If we’re wanted, we’re all in,” James J. Murren ... Martin O’Malley (D) and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert). O’Malley and lawmakers are weighing whether to expand Maryland’s gambling program to add a ...
    Washington Post
  • MGM wants National Harbor casino — but only with lower tax rate (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 15, 2012
    "We could not do it under the current law," James J. Murren ... The law in Maryland currently permits five casinos that feature only slot machines. A bill that cleared the state Senate this year would allow a sixth casino, to be located in ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Syria Crisis and Putin’s Return Chill U.S. Ties With Russia (nytimes.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    “We were already at a place with the Russians where we were about to move to a new phase,” said Benjamin J. Rhodes ... as it relates to human rights,” said Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, a Maryland Democrat sponsoring the legislation.
    New York Times
  • Republican Senators Criticize Holder Over Response to Leaks (get-gazette.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    WASHINGTON -- Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday strongly ... Machen, the United States attorney for the District of Columbia, and Rod J. Rosenstein, his counterpart in Maryland -- were exemplary prosecutors and, like all ...
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Republican Senators Criticize Holder Over Response to Leaks (nytimes.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    WASHINGTON — Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday ... Machen, the United States attorney for the District of Columbia, and Rod J. Rosenstein, his counterpart in Maryland — were exemplary prosecutors and, like ...
    New York Times
  • Va. primary elections: Voters head to polls for local, congressional races (wjla.com)
    Jun 13, 2012
    His nearest rival, tea party leader Jamie Radtke, had 23 percent, state legislator Bob Marshall had 7 percent and Chesapeake minister E.W. Jackson ... control of the Senate. Republican incumbent Congressmen Robert Goodlatte, J. Randy Forbes and House ...
    ABC 27
  • Problem: job interviewer asks for Facebook password. Do you give it? (alaskadispatch.com)
    Jun 11, 2012
    N.J., advocacy group. "Unfortunately, more people are going to have to lose their jobs before enough people take the problem seriously." Soon after Collins's complaint against Maryland's corrections department last year, state Sen. Ronald Young introduced ...
    Alaska Dispatch
  • Low-profile Obama donor has deep pockets (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 9, 2012
    Josh E. Fidler and his wife, Genine ... "They step forward and are very much involved in providing leadership in our community," said Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat who has known the family for years and received campaign contributions ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Probe opened into secrets leaks (sentinelsource.com)
    Jun 9, 2012
    Machen Jr. and U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein to lead the investigations ... Some Republicans, led by veteran Sen. John McCain of Arizona, alleged that the White House must be knowingly involved because of the nature ...
    The Keene Sentinel
  • U.S.’s Holder Names Two Prosecutors to Lead Leak Probes (bloomberg.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    Machen Jr., the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, and Rod J. Rosenstein, U.S. attorney for Maryland, to head the probe ... the senior Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the disclosures were “grossly irresponsible ...
    Bloomberg
  • Previewing the Sunday Shows (hotlineoncall.nationaljournal.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    Scott Walker, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka, Sen. Dianne Feinstein ... director John Waters, Washington Post's E.J. Dionne and PBS' Michael Brendan Dougherty (HBO, Friday, 10 p.m.). Situation Room features a best of ...
    National Journal (blog)
  • Financial disclosure reports detailed elected leaders' business interests (gazette.net)
    Jun 8, 2012
    27) of Chesapeake Beach, Judicial Proceedings Chairman Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Chevy Chase and committee Vice Chairwoman Lisa A. Gladden (D-Dist. 41) of Baltimore are landlords. Other landlords are Senate Majority Leader Robert J.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Legislators could act to aid pit bulls (somdnews.com)
    Jun 8, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore) sponsored a similar bill in the Senate and pledged to introduce the legislation again this summer, when the legislature is expected to reconvene in a special session to discuss expanding ...
    So Md News.com
  • Financial disclosure reports detailed elected leaders' business interests (gazette.net)
    Jun 8, 2012
    27) of Chesapeake Beach, Judicial Proceedings Chairman Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Chevy Chase and committee Vice Chairwoman Lisa A. Gladden (D-Dist. 41) of Baltimore are landlords. Other landlords are Senate Majority Leader Robert J.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Financial reports detailed elected leaders business interests (gazette.net)
    Jun 8, 2012
    27) of Chesapeake Beach, Judicial Proceedings Chairman Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Chevy Chase and committee Vice Chairwoman Lisa A. Gladden (D-Dist. 41) of Baltimore are landlords. Other landlords are Senate Majority Leader Robert J.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Financial reports detailed elected leaders business interests (gazette.net)
    Jun 8, 2012
    27) of Chesapeake Beach, Judicial Proceedings Chairman Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Chevy Chase and committee Vice Chairwoman Lisa A. Gladden (D-Dist. 41) of Baltimore are landlords. Other landlords are Senate Majority Leader Robert J.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • ACLJ to defend conservative bloggers targeted over Brett Kimberlin coverage (examiner.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    Walker was arrested in late May after a contentious court hearing in Maryland with Kimberlin. Judge C. J. Vaughey, ignoring Supreme Court precedent ... "Harvesting Google alerts on your own name is not the same as somebody e-mailing you directly, but ...
    Examiner
  • Maryland Live! draws many state lawmakers (washingtonpost.com)
    Jun 7, 2012
    Close to three dozen members of the Maryland General ... the work group included Sen. Robert J. Garagiola (D-Montgomery); Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden (D-Baltimore); Del. Robert A. Costa (R-Anne Arundel); Del. Dereck E. Davis (D-Prince George ...
    Washington Post
  • Maryland law to aid input on toll hikes (landlinemag.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    Maryland lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to make it more difficult for toll increases to get pushed through. Gov. Martin O’Malley signed into law the bill to require opportunities for public comment on proposed increases. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper ...
    Land Line Magazine
  • Wisconsin: The Morning After (The Note) (abcnews.go.com)
    Jun 6, 2012
    “Just like the Senate recalls did last summer ... And a Romney campaign aide e-mails The Note: “This is a disaster for Obama and clearly puts Wisconsin in play. Governor Walker has wildly exceeded expectations. It’s not even close.
    ABC News
  • Public to get more input on tolls (stardem.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    CHESTERTOWN The Maryland Transportation Authority, which controls tolls on highways and bridges in the state, will have to listen harder to the public next time it decides to raise prices. Legislation sponsored by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Senator asks airlines to drop seat fee for kids (myfoxny.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to allow families ... on an airplane," Schumer wrote in a letter expected to be sent Sunday to Nicholas E. Calio, the trade group's president. The airlines say they try to keep parents and young ...
    myfoxny.com
  • Bitter N.J. Primary Pits President Obama Against Bill Clinton (oregonlive.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    Trippi noted that Bill Clinton endorsed Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff in 2010 over Sen. Michael Bennet ... has backed other Democratic primary candidates in California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Texas who endorsed his wife's ...
    Oregonian
  • Dobson named Republican of Year (stardem.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore ... executive director of the Maryland Republican party; Gary Hofmann, sheriff of Queen Anne's County; Bob Simmons, county commissioner; Scott MacGlashan, clerk of the circuit court; and Andrew Wilhelm ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Possible summer session agenda expanding rapidly (somdnews.com)
    May 30, 2012
    Another idea expected to resurface is a proposal from Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore ... a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding. “We have a funding crisis,” Anderson said, adding that ...
    So Md News.com
  • Possible summer session agenda expanding rapidly (somdnews.com)
    May 29, 2012
    Another idea expected to resurface is a proposal from Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore ... a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding. “We have a funding crisis,” Anderson said, adding that ...
    So Md News.com
  • Harry Truman has lessons for Obama, by E.J. Dionne, Jr. (sentinelsource.com)
    May 29, 2012
    Truman’s opponent, Thomas E. Dewey, was a Northeastern Republican governor who ... tied to an unpopular Republican House and an obstructionist minority in the Senate, their unpopularity will rub off on him. But unlike Dewey, Romney has ...
    The Keene Sentinel
  • Attorneys General Urge Congress to Close Military 'Loophole' at For-Profit Colleges (chronicle.com)
    May 28, 2012
    In a letter sent on Tuesday to leaders of the House and Senate education and veterans-affairs ... Lisa Madigan of Illinois, Thomas J. Miller of Iowa, Douglas F. Gansler of Maryland, Martha Coakley of Massachusetts, Bill Schuette of Michigan, Jim Hood ...
    The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Governor signs toll legislation into law (stardem.com)
    May 27, 2012
    The legislation, sponsored by the 36th District delegation, was signed on May 22. State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore, said, "Finally, Maryland's drivers know what to expect when it comes to toll increases." "This law recognizes that Maryland's ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Is gaming expansion a done deal in Maryland? (gazette.net)
    May 25, 2012
    The Work Group to Consider Gaming Expansion, announced by the governor’s office Monday night, is scheduled to meet three times in June to examine the issues related to potentially spreading gambling in Maryland ... and Sen. Douglas J.J ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley names panel to study gambling expansion (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    May 21, 2012
    O'Malley selected John Morton III, chairman of the Maryland ... Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller -- Sens. Edward J. Kasemeyer of Howard County, Nathaniel McFadden of Baltimore and Richard Madaleno of Montgomery County. House Speaker Michael E.
    Baltimore Sun
  • One special session down, another to go? (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    May 20, 2012
    But the Montgomery County Democrat, like the 187 other Maryland ... Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, the state's most powerful proponent of expanded gambling. Many in Annapolis, including the governor and House Speaker Michael E.
    Baltimore Sun
  • NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: (whitehouse.gov)
    May 19, 2012
    Thomas E. Perez, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Wan J. Kim. Lawrence E ... Peacock, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on March 11, 2009.
    Whitehouse.gov (press release)
  • Moving forward in the wrong direction (examiner.com)
    May 19, 2012
    Those who live and still work in Maryland are already aware that jobs are hard to come by, and Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin noticed as well. In a statement critical of O’Malley’s tax package he asserted that “from December 2010 to December 2011 ...
    Examiner
  • Gaming is complicated if next session takes up issue (somdnews.com)
    May 18, 2012
    Another idea expected to resurface is a proposal from Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36 ... a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding. “We have a funding crisis,” Anderson said, adding that ...
    So Md News.com
  • Gaming is complicated if next session takes up issue (gazette.net)
    May 18, 2012
    Another idea expected to resurface is a proposal from Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36 ... a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding. “We have a funding crisis,” Anderson said, adding that ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Gaming is complicated if next session takes up issue (somdnews.com)
    May 18, 2012
    Another idea expected to resurface is a proposal from Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36 ... a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding. “We have a funding crisis,” Anderson said, adding that ...
    So Md News.com
  • Special session fallout (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    May 16, 2012
    That's the best that can be said of the special session of the Maryland General Assembly that concluded ... Republicans got in some good shots at the governor's record on taxes — Sen.E.J. Pipkin dubbed him the "$2 billion governor" — and ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • House Set to Vote on Final Budget and Tax Hikes after Senate Passage (somd.com)
    May 16, 2012
    Senate passes measures Shortly after noon Tuesday, the Maryland Senate across the hall had passed ... Senate Republican Leader E.J. Pipkin dominated the opposition, speaking at least a dozen times with nearly the same message.
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Senate OKs income tax hike (delmarvanow.com)
    May 16, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS -- Even though Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley said the budget ... instead of raising taxes. Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin of Cecil County criticized O'Malley and the General Assembly for continuing to raise taxes, rather than ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Md. Senate OKs budget measure in special session (carrollcountytimes.com)
    May 16, 2012
    "We need this bill to pass in order to protect the services that the people of the state of Maryland value," said Sen. Richard Madaleno, D-Montgomery. But Republican opponents contend the state should live with the cuts instead. Sen. E.J. Pipkin ...
    Carroll County Online
  • Maryland Senate passes budget package with tax hikes (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 16, 2012
    The Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to increase state income taxes on ... Senate Minority Leader Sen. E.J. Pipkin -- who dubbed O'Malley "The $2 billion governor" -- criticized O'Malley and the General Assembly for continuing to raise taxes, rather than ...
    msnbc.com
  • Sen. E.J. Pipkin calls Martin O'Malley '$2 Billion Governor' (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 16, 2012
    The following is a statement released by the office of Senate Minority Leader Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-District 36 ... amount of taxes on the state's citizens than any other governor in Maryland history. "Thanks to O’Malley's insatiable appetite for more ...
    msnbc.com
  • Sen. E.J. Pipkin calls Martin O'Malley '$2 Billion Governor' (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 16, 2012
    The following is a statement released by the office of Senate Minority Leader Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-District 36 ... amount of taxes on the state's citizens than any other governor in Maryland history. "Thanks to O’Malley's insatiable appetite for more ...
    msnbc.com
  • Senate passes tax increase, pension shift (baltimoresun.com)
    May 15, 2012
    The Maryland Senate passed an income tax increase and a shift of ... raising taxes and fees since taking office six years ago. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican, charged that with the tax increase the Senate approved ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Pit bull advocates make pitch for compassion (somdnews.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 26) of Elkton sponsored a similar bill in the Senate, but neither is likely to move forward during the special session of the legislature, which is expected to end Wednesday. “This session was called ...
    So Md News.com
  • Md. Senate approves tax hike, pension shift (washingtontimes.com)
    May 15, 2012
    The Senate passed the tax bill with a vote of 29-17, and approved the policy bill, voting 33-13. “If we don’t pass this bill, the services that the people in the state of Maryland need ... Delegate Charles E. Barkley, Montgomery Democrat ...
    Washington Times
  • MARYLAND: State Senate OKs income tax increase for high-earners
    May 15, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate voted Tuesday to increase state income ... instead of raising taxes. Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin of Cecil County criticized O'Malley and the General Assembly for continuing to raise taxes, rather than ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Md. Senate OKs budget package, including tax hike for people earning more than $100K (herald-mail.com)
    May 15, 2012
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state continues to spend more money while many Maryland residents are struggling with less income. “There’s something wrong with that picture,” Pipkin said. Lawmakers are aiming to reduce an ongoing ...
    Herald-Mail
  • Md. Senate OKs budget measure in special session (mysanantonio.com)
    May 15, 2012
    "We need this bill to pass in order to protect the services that the people of the state of Maryland value," said Sen. Richard Madaleno, D-Montgomery. But Republican opponents contend the state should live with the cuts instead. Sen. E.J. Pipkin ...
    MySanAntonio
  • Facing tax hikes, Republicans, Franchot balk at special session (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 15, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, R-District 36, who represents a large portion of the Eastern Shore. During a news conference at the start of the session Monday, western Maryland Sen. David Brinkley, R-District 4, said the tax increases will attack job creators in ...
    msnbc.com
  • Final Senate Approval Expected On Tuesday (wusa9.com)
    May 15, 2012
    But Senate minority leader E.J .Pipkin disagreed, calling this a bad for Maryland residents. "We didn't need to raise these taxes, and from that standpoint it's very disappointing, and it sends the wrong message to people who want to come here and grow ...
    WUSA
  • Income tax hikes, teacher pensions on tap for special session (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 15, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, R-District 36, who represents a large portion of the Eastern Shore. During a news conference at the start of the session Monday, western Maryland Sen. David Brinkley, R-District 4, said the tax increases will attack job creators in ...
    msnbc.com
  • Senate panel approves state budget plan (gazette.net)
    May 14, 2012
    Maryland’s Senate Budget and Taxation Committee passed a budget ... Monday’s hearings went forward despite protests from Senate Minority Leader Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton and House Minority Leader Anthony J.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Republicans: Special session unnecessary (gazette.net)
    May 14, 2012
    The budget, as it stands now, without this, has $700 million in increased spending,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton. “All the governor’s done is call us back to raise taxes on the citizens of Maryland to ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Senate Committee Approves Income Tax Hike In Special Session (wbal.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called O'Malley "the $2-billion man" noting taxes ... There are lawmakers who are expected to formally introduce legislation to reverse this month's Maryland Court of Appeals decision that defined pit bulls as a dangerous ...
    WBAL Radio
  • See Video: Senate Gives First Approval To Income Tax Hike In Special Session (wbal.com)
    May 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate tonight gave preliminary approval to a nearly $250 ... beginning with a 50-percent shift starting in July. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called O'Malley "the $2-billion man" noting taxes and fees have increased by $2-billion ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Gov. O'Malley Touts Low Taxes as He Calls Special Session to Raise Them (somd.com)
    May 14, 2012
    How can this be, when Senate Republican Leader E.J. Pipkin lambasts O’Malley as “tax-happy?” “According to the American Tax Foundation, the citizens of Maryland already bear the brunt of the nation’s fourth heaviest tax burden ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • See Video: Senate Gives First Approval To Income Tax Hike In Special Session (wbal.com)
    May 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate tonight gave preliminary approval to a nearly $250 ... beginning with a 50-percent shift starting in July. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called O'Malley "the $2-billion man" noting taxes and fees have increased by $2-billion ...
    WBAL Radio
  • See Video: Senate Gives First Approval To Income Tax Hike In Special Session (wbal.com)
    May 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate tonight gave preliminary approval to a nearly $250 ... beginning with a 50-percent shift starting in July. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called O'Malley "the $2-billion man" noting taxes and fees have increased by $2-billion ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot calls special session ‘wrong’ (washingtonpost.com)
    May 14, 2012
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot (D ... In a show of unity last week, O’Malley, House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel) and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) held a joint news conference to make the case ...
    Washington Post
  • See Video: Senate Gives First Approval To Income Tax Hike In Special Session (wbal.com)
    May 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate tonight gave preliminary approval to a nearly $250 ... beginning with a 50-percent shift starting in July. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called O'Malley "the $2-billion man" noting taxes and fees have increased by $2-billion ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Small but feisty gathering rallies against 'doomsday session' (examiner.com)
    May 13, 2012
    forward into a tax bayonet” and challenged attendees to be “one Maryland united against tax increases.” He also termed the budget cuts Democrats bemoaned as “entitlement math,” as overall spending increased. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin ...
    Examiner
  • Maryland Senate approves raising income taxes (washingtontimes.com)
    May 13, 2012
    It also rejected a bill from Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, that would have kept state spending level with last year’s $34.6 billion budget. Testimony at the hearing consisted largely of county leaders, school officials ...
    Washington Times
  • Our View: Special session crucial for Wicomico
    May 13, 2012
    On the other hand, Maryland Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin quotes the American Tax Foundation, saying "the citizens of Maryland already bear the brunt of the nation's fourth heaviest tax burden." Huh? Are they talking about the same state?
    Delaware Wave
  • Our View: Special session crucial for Wicomico (delmarvanow.com)
    May 13, 2012
    On the other hand, Maryland Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin quotes the American Tax Foundation, saying "the citizens of Maryland already bear the brunt of the nation's fourth heaviest tax burden." Huh? Are they talking about the same state?
    Delaware Wave
  • Picket line and dueling rallies to punctuate Maryland Special Session (examiner.com)
    May 12, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Republican, criticized O’Malley as having ... Larry Hogan, speaking on behalf of the group Change Maryland, said that the state’s Department of Legislative Services reported the news at length prior to the ...
    Examiner
  • O'Malley, lawmakers agree on tax hikes for special session (msnbc.msn.com)
    May 10, 2012
    Republican response Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Republican who represents the Eastern ... fees and tolls more than any other governor in the history of Maryland. According to the American Tax Foundation, the citizens of Maryland already bear ...
    msnbc.com
  • Laurel Traffic Stop Leads to Pot Bust (wboc.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Chad E. Newsome, 35, of Trenton, N.J., is charged with felony possession of marijuana ... Martin O'Malley and House and Senate leaders. The deal includesMore Lawmakers are heading back to Annapolis for a three-day special session to approve a budget ...
    WBOC
  • Wonkbook: Senate GOP blocks student loan plan (washingtonpost.com)
    May 9, 2012
    Along party lines, the Senate voted 52 to 45 on a key procedural motion, failing to reach the 60 votes needed to begin debating the measure. Senator Olympia J. Snowe ... Got tips, additions, or comments? E-mail me. Still to come: Borrowers ...
    Washington Post
  • Maryland leaders reach agreement on income tax hikes (washingtontimes.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican ... for revenue increases is topped only by his callous disregard for Maryland taxpayers and families,” Mr. Pipkin said. “I will do everything I can to prevent another session of picking ...
    Washington Times
  • O’Malley, Maryland legislators to detail tax, revenue plan (washingtontimes.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Republicans argue that any increases will only hurt taxpayers. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, said Tuesday he will introduce a bill during the special session that would avoid tax increases by keeping state spending at its ...
    Washington Times
  • Source: Special Session Deal Includes Tax Hikes, More Cuts (wbal.com)
    May 8, 2012
    Pit bull owners want lawmakers to approve a bill that would reverse a Maryland Court of Appeals decision ... will also hold a news conference Wednesday afternoon. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said Tuesday he will introduce legislation next week ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Thwarted Bomb Plot Revives Concern About Terrorist Reach (webfarm.bloomberg.com)
    May 8, 2012
    he directed the Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement and intelligence agencies to take whatever steps necessary to guard against this type of attack,” Hayden said in an e-mailed statement. Senator Joe Lieberman, chairman of the ...
    Bloomberg
  • Thwarted Bomb Plot Revives Concern About Terrorist Reach (businessweek.com)
    May 8, 2012
    he directed the Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement and intelligence agencies to take whatever steps necessary to guard against this type of attack,” Hayden said in an e-mailed statement. Senator Joe Lieberman, chairman of the ...
    Businessweek
  • O'Malley calls special session for May 14 (herald-mail.com)
    May 5, 2012
    Mike Miller said Wednesday that he had asked senators to set aside May 14-15 for what he hoped would be a brief session. O'Malley said the special session will be held to make sure Maryland’s ... Speaker Michael E. Busch will hold a press ...
    Herald-Mail
  • In Rhode Island, Bill to Ban Lap Dogs Unleashes Fight (online.wsj.com)
    May 5, 2012
    More than half a dozen states, including California, Maryland and Pennsylvania ... "You can't legislate common sense," says E.J. Finocchio, president of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which is skeptical how the law ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • O'Malley calls special session for May 14 (baltimoresun.com)
    May 3, 2012
    Mike Miller said Wednesday that he had asked senators to set aside May 14-15 for what he hoped would be a brief session. O'Malley said the special session will be held to make sure Maryland’s ... Speaker Michael E. Busch will hold a press ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • What You Need to Know Regarding the New Maryland Income Tax Credit for Security Clearance Costs & Construction of SCIFs (jdsupra.com)
    May 3, 2012
    The recent passage of Senate Bill 296 ... claim a credit against Maryland income tax up to $100,000.00 per taxable year. Qualified expenses include the following... Please see full alert below for more information. Anthony J. Rosso Michael J.
    jdsupra.com
  • House leaders meet with governor; progress on session reported (baltimoresun.com)
    May 3, 2012
    SpeakerMichael E. Buschand key ... between House and Senate budget negotiatiors, but he said such conferences are possible through next week. Miller said Wednesday that he had asked the Senate's budget chief, Sen. Edward J.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Progress made on Maryland revenue package (washingtontimes.com)
    May 2, 2012
    “We’re still working on that,” Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said. “It’s not a question of myself and [House Speaker Michael E. Busch]; it’s a question ... House Minority Leader Anthony J. O’Donnell, Calvert Republican ...
    Washington Times
  • State leaders cite progress toward special session (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E ... in Maryland, to be located in Prince George's County, and to allow table games in addition to slot machines at all six. He said he has asked Sen. Edward J.
    Baltimore Sun
  • State leaders cite progress toward special session (baltimoresun.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Miller and House SpeakerMichael E ... casino in Maryland, to be located inPrince George's County, and to allow table games in addition to slot machines at all six. He said he has asked Sen.Edward J.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Date For Special Session Set; No Agreement Yet (wbal.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News that a special session is "a waste ... Miller and Busch signed nearly 300 bills that were approved this year by the Maryland General Assembly. The governor signed a number of environmental bills today ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Date For Special Session Set; No Agreement Yet (wbal.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News that a special session is "a waste ... Miller and Busch signed nearly 300 bills that were approved this year by the Maryland General Assembly. The governor signed a number of environmental bills today ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Today is Wednesday, May 2, the 123rd day of 2012 (thehour.com)
    May 1, 2012
    In 1957, Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. In 1960 ... Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77. In 1982, the Weather Channel made its debut. Ten years ago: Yasser Arafat ...
    Norwalk Hour
  • Transportation Chief To Step Down (wbal.com)
    Apr 30, 2012
    Swaim-Staley was not without her critics. Late last year, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called for Swaim-Staley to resign after a legislative audit criticized the spending practices of the Maryland State Highway Administration.
    WBAL Radio
  • Public Meltdown’ takes aim at aging nuclear plant (sentinelsource.com)
    Apr 29, 2012
    On Feb. 24, 2010, the state Senate voted 26-4 to close the plant in 2012 when the ... Vermont’s citizens then faced a decision by U.S. District Judge J. Garvan Murtha, who ruled that the safety of nuclear power is a federal issue, not a state issue.
    The Keene Sentinel
  • With two special sessions possible, groups want their bills considered (gazette.net)
    Apr 28, 2012
    “This is really unchartered territory for Maryland,” said Neil ... organizations Thursday that asks Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Dist. 27) of Chesapeake Beach and House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Conservative lobbying firm shifts focus to economic issues (gazette.net)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Michael J. Hough (R-Dist. 3) of Brunswick, co-chairman of the state chapter of ALEC. “Just look at our experience in Maryland ... [of the House Michael E. Busch (D-Dist. 30) of Annapolis] and the president of the Senate who control what ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Conservative lobbying firm focuses on economy (gazette.net)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Michael J. Hough (R-Dist. 3) of Brunswick, co-chairman of the state chapter of ALEC. “Just look at our experience in Maryland ... [of the House Michael E. Busch (D-Dist. 30) of Annapolis] and the president of the Senate who control what ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Revived state DNA law could be 2013 battle (gazette.net)
    Apr 27, 2012
    The controversial law, which the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday was unconstitutional ... sunset because of the Court of Appeals decision,” Jordan said. Sen. Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Bethesda, chairman of the Senate Judicial ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Revived state DNA law could be 2013 battle (somdnews.com)
    Apr 27, 2012
    The controversial law, which the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday was unconstitutional ... sunset because of the Court of Appeals decision,” Jordan said. Sen. Brian E. Frosh (D-Dist. 16) of Bethesda, chairman of the Senate Judicial ...
    So Md News.com
  • Conservative lobbying firm shifts focus to economic issues (gazette.net)
    Apr 27, 2012
    Michael J. Hough (R-Dist. 3) of Brunswick, co-chairman of the state chapter of ALEC. “Just look at our experience in Maryland ... [of the House Michael E. Busch (D-Dist. 30) of Annapolis] and the president of the Senate who control what ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Today in Congress: alphabet soup, CISPA & VAWA on the floor (dailykos.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    They also adopted the motion to go to conference on the transportation bill, clearing the way for negotiations with the Senate in an attempt to find ... Business meeting to consider Adam E. Sieminski, of Pennsylvania, to be Administrator of ...
    DAILY KOS
  • Maryland special session goals conflict (washingtontimes.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is flanked by state Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (left) and House Speaker Michael E. Busch during a bill-signing ... said he and Delegate Brian J. Feldman, Montgomery Democrat, will introduce a ...
    Washington Times
  • Artists On Demand | Blog Talk Radio Feed (itunes.apple.com)
    Apr 26, 2012
    I enjoy the show and think their great girls with something to say and I their fun to listen too ! And by the way Trueblood is big BUT NOT the same as Twilight and not rivaling it just my opinion. Twilight ranges from all ages which makes it bigger. And I ...
    Apple
  • About 'Meet the Press' (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    If you have any questions or comments, you can e-mail the show ... Missouri: Sen. Jim Talent (R) vs. State Auditor Claire McCaskill (D)Minnesota: Hennepin Co. Attorney Amy Klobuchar (D) vs. Rep. Mark Kennedy (R)Maryland: Rep.
    msnbc.com
  • Former EMCC football standout Fisher inducted into Miss. CC Sports Hall of Fame (meridianstar.com)
    Apr 25, 2012
    Born and raised in Columbus, Fisher enjoyed a record-setting athletic career at R.E. Hunt High School ... the Governor of Maryland and the Maryland State Senate. Subsequently, Fisher joined the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as a special agent ...
    Meridian Star
  • An American lesson in Court reporting (thehindu.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    The burden of health care of the uninsured is passed on to the state, i.e., the taxpayer. The court is highly politicised ... Americans would not have put up with the absurd edict of Justice J.S. Verma that individual judges were not to be identified.
    The Hindu
  • The Future of Medicare: A Reality Check (aei.org)
    Apr 24, 2012
    At an AEI event on Tuesday morning, Senators Tom Coburn (R-Okla ... He is also a commissioner of the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission and a health adviser to the Congressional Budget Office. Before joining AEI, Antos was assistant ...
    American Enterprise Institute
  • Fisher takes long road to Community College Sports Hall of Fame (cdispatch.com)
    Apr 24, 2012
    Today, the former standout at R.E. Hunt High School and All-American at EMJC ... and awards from the Baltimore City Mayor, the Governor of Maryland, and the Maryland State Senate. He then joined the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as a special ...
    Commercial Dispatch
  • PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS STRUGGLE TO REMAIN RELEVANT (sentinelsource.com)
    Apr 22, 2012
    Molly M. Kelly, D-Keene, who tried to delay a vote on the Senate version, say the scholarship program is akin to giving public money to religious schools. Trinity’s principal, Gary J. Dresser, said his school sometimes feels like a forgotten alternative ...
    The Keene Sentinel
  • Years Ago (vindy.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    1649: The Maryland Toleration Act ... Youngstowner Martin J. Milich, 40, is named to one of the top staff positions in the General Assembly, assistant to Ohio Senate President Paul E. Gillmor, R-Port Clinton. The job pays $35,100.
    Vindy.com
  • Years Ago (vindy.com)
    Apr 21, 2012
    1649: The Maryland Toleration Act ... Youngstowner Martin J. Milich, 40, is named to one of the top staff positions in the General Assembly, assistant to Ohio Senate President Paul E. Gillmor, R-Port Clinton. The job pays $35,100.
    Vindy.com
  • Hicks: Suge Knight says Tupac may be alive (mercurynews.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    The show's longtime mentors/judges Nigel Barker, J. Alexander and Jay Manuel were all canned Thursday ... were taken away from us too soon," Hutcherson told E! News on Wednesday. After his uncles' tragic deaths, his mother stepped up her ...
    San Jose Mercury News
  • Bad blood between NJ gov, US senator boils over (wtop.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - It's become the political ... the witness switched subjects and put the senator under the microscope. Having done his homework, Baroni pointed out that at one time Lautenberg had a free E-Z Pass _ an automated toll charging system ...
    WTOP
  • Supreme Court and Immigration Policy: Why States Can Enforce Immigration Laws (heritage.org)
    Apr 20, 2012
    United States is a challenge to much of the state enforcement scheme of Arizona Senate Bill 1070 ... 372 (C.A. 9 2011) (Bea, J. dissenting), cert. granted, 132 S. Ct. 845 (U.S. Dec. 12, 2011) (No. 11-182). [3]Id. at 369. [4] Maryland v.
    The Heritage Foundation
  • Convictions in the Abramoff corruption probe (wgme.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    He admitted lying to a Senate committee about his relationship with Abramoff ... He was sentenced to five years' probation with four months in a halfway house. --Robert E. Coughlin II, a Justice Department official, pleaded guilty to conflict of interest.
    WGME
  • Funeral for former state Sen. Walter M. Baker set for Sunday in Elkton (gazette.net)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Frosh, who became Judicial Proceedings chairman after Baker lost a redrawn District 36 Senate seat to Republican E.J. Pipkin, said he inherited ... both Washington College and the University of Maryland School of Law. Just a few years later ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Delaney sitting pretty in 6th District race (gazette.net)
    Apr 20, 2012
    Although a candidate’s own polls can be somewhat suspect, Delaney’s poll was conducted by Garin-Hart-Yang Research Group, the same service that did a March poll showing Delaney leading state Sen. Robert J. Garagiola (D-Dist. 15) of ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Wonkbook: Simpson-Bowles can't make the budget debate bipartisan (washingtonpost.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    "I've got to say how deeply disappointed we are that we can't go forward with the kind of mark up that seems justified, that we can't offer amendments, that we can't offer alternatives," said Sen ... poorer families." E.J. Dionne Jr. in The ...
    Washington Post
  • Ed DeMarco's Refusal on Principal Reductions Grounds for Firing (huffingtonget.com)
    Apr 19, 2012
    The single largest obstacle to meaningful economic recovery is a man who most Americans have probably never heard of, Edward J. DeMarco ... declared in a Jan. 20 letter to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Maryland Democrat, who has pressed him to justify ...
    Huffington Post
  • AAA: Motorists tolls used for roads they don't use (wboc.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    A bill introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., the subcommittee chairman ... Instead, he switched the subject, pointing out that at one time Lautenberg had a free E-Z Pass - an automated toll charging system that enables motorists to use faster ...
    WBOC
  • AAA: Motorists tolls used for roads they don't use (wtop.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    A bill introduced by Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., the subcommittee chairman ... Instead, he switched the subject, pointing out that at one time Lautenberg had a free E-Z Pass _ an automated toll charging system that enables motorists to use faster ...
    WTOP
  • Democrats, GOP lawmakers disagree on need for special session (baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Anthony J. O'Donnell, the Republican leader of the House of Delegates ... O'Malley, a Democrat, spoke to reporters after meeting for 75 minutes Tuesday evening with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and other Senate leaders.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Md. GOP disputes need for special session, tax increases (washingtonpost.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    Maryland Republicans pushed back against what they ... Busch has said only the budget should be on the table. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Cecil) wrote to fellow lawmakers Tuesday saying none of it should be discussed.
    Washington Post
  • Democrats, GOP lawmakers disagree on need for special session (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 16, 2012
    Anthony J. O'Donnell, the Republican leader of the House of Delegates ... O'Malley, a Democrat, spoke to reporters after meeting for 75 minutes Tuesday evening with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and other Senate leaders.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Maryland GOP backs budget, tells Democrats to drop special session (washingtontimes.com)
    Apr 16, 2012
    “We are looking for a new day in Maryland,” said House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, Calvert Republican ... than one-third of the House and about one-fourth of the Senate - have often criticized Democrats for describing such ...
    Washington Times
  • Hill weighs ‘budget autonomy’ for D.C. (washingtontimes.com)
    Apr 16, 2012
    Sen. Joe Lieberman plans to introduce legislation that would ... at the United Methodist Building on Maryland Avenue in Northeast on Tuesday morning to tout “Free D.C.’s Budget Advocacy Day,” after which activists and pro bono attorneys ...
    Washington Times
  • Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate (whitehouse.gov)
    Apr 16, 2012
    vice John E. Kidde, term expired. James L. Henderson, of Kentucky, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2017, vice John Peyton, term expired. David J. Lane ...
    Whitehouse.gov (press release)
  • After Refining Image, New Scandal for Secret Service (nytimes.com)
    Apr 15, 2012
    said Daniel Bongino, a Secret Service agent from 1999 to 2011 and a Republican candidate for Senate from Maryland. He added ... the director, Mark J. Sullivan, said the agency had “moved in a swift, decisive manner immediately after ...
    New York Times
  • Gov. O'Malley Looks To Meet 'In The Next Several Days' (wbal.com)
    Apr 14, 2012
    O'Malley said on WBAL's Maryland's Morning News that "what we need to ... Funding cuts come to more than $500 million dollars under the "doomsday" scenario. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin points out that even with the cuts, the so-called "doomsday ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Maryland Senate approves bill to aid input on toll hikes (landlinemag.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    During the fall, the Maryland Transportation Authority implemented toll ... fee or other charge increase,” Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, recently told members of the House Ways and Means Committee. Specifically, the bill – SB820 – would mandate ...
    Land Line Magazine
  • New Stance on Forgiving Mortgages (nytimes.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    The acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Edward J. DeMarco, said that in some circumstances ... of American taxpayers,” Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland and Representative John F. Tierney of Massachusetts wrote ...
    New York Times
  • What did pass the Maryland General Assembly (washingtonpost.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    Republicans attempted a filibuster, with Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Queen Anne’s ... The law will apply to Maryland’s nine largest counties and Baltimore, although Montgomery County is exempt because it has a similar fund ...
    Washington Post
  • Assembly fails to pass tax bill, adopts 'Doomsday' budget (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ... Miller, Busch and O'Malley are all Democrats. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican, put the blame for the chaotic finish squarely on O'Malley.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Assembly fails to pass tax bill, adopts 'Doomsday' budget (baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ... Miller, Busch and O'Malley are all Democrats. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican, put the blame for the chaotic finish squarely on O'Malley.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Flush tax doubles down (fredericknewsget.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    Senate GOP Leader E.J. Pipkin's stiff defense of the amendment failed ... insecurity in residents whose contributions to the fund are about to double. Maryland residents should be confident that the tax and fee increases they will be paying ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • General Assembly passes spending, stormwater bills (fredericknewsget.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    Maryland state Sen. Bobby Zirkin works Monday in the Senate chamber ... As the Senate considered the bill Monday, Sen. E.J. Pipkin rose in a last-ditch appeal to nix the proposal. The legislation isn't primarily about pollution but about giving ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • Assembly approves stormwater pollution mandate (baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, denounced the fee mandate ... which some have estimated could cost more than $6 billion by 2025, would hurt Maryland's economy, especially if other states in the bay region don't impose similar fees on their ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Maryland State Budget Set To Pass In Final Hour (msnbc.msn.com)
    Apr 10, 2012
    said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, questioning a colleague during debate on the Senate ... citing some senators' desire to pass a bill that would allow table games at Maryland's casino, in addition to creating a new site in Prince George's County -- a move the ...
    msnbc.com
  • Doubling Flush Tax Increase Almost Certain, Bay Restoration Fund Still Vulnerable to Future Raids (somd.com)
    Apr 9, 2012
    GOP objects to bond funding Senate Republican Leader E.J. Pipkin railed against raids on the fund as ... the flush tax by 2030 failed by a vote 18-29. Far corners of Maryland will be exempt An amendment offered by Sen. George Edwards, R ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Md. panel makes progress on income tax hikes (federalnewsradio.com)
    Apr 8, 2012
    Maryland is on its way to becoming the first state to ban ... The Senate rejected two amendments offered by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. One would have put a firewall around the money raised from the tax to prevent the revenue from being used for purposes ...
    FederalNewsRadio.com
  • Senate gives initial OK to doubling Md. flush tax (delmarvanow.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS — Maryland is on its way to becoming the first state ... The Senate rejected two amendments offered by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. One of the amendments would have put a firewall around the money raised from the tax to prevent the ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Saturday Session As Clock Ticks For Lawmakers (wbal.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    ... Gives Initial OK To Doubling Flush Tax The Maryland Senate has given preliminary approval to doubling the state's "flush tax." The Senate on Saturday rejected two amendments offered by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. One of the amendments would have put a ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Senate Gives Initial OK To Doubling Maryland Flush Tax (wboc.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Senate has given preliminary approval to doubling the state's "flush tax." The Senate on Saturday rejected two amendments offered by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. One of the amendments would have put a firewall around the ...
    WBOC
  • Maryland may prohibit use of arsenic in chicken feed (abclocal.go.com)
    Apr 6, 2012
    The bill creates an unfriendly climate for the chicken industry and some lawmakers believe it will force some to reconsider farming in Maryland, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said. "We're going to have a bill here today that's going to be construed ...
    Abc Local Web
  • House leaders to scrap Senate casino plan (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    With only three days remaining in the General Assembly's session, House leaders plan to scrap a Senate plan that would expand gambling in Maryland and write a substantially ... the issue for Speaker Michael E. Busch, said the House Ways and ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate Approves Arsenic Ban In Chicken Feed (wbal.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    The bill creates an unfriendly climate for the chicken industry and some lawmakers believe it will force some to reconsider farming in Maryland, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said. "We're going to have a bill here today that's going to be construed ...
    WBAL Radio
  • State Senate OK's ban on arsenic in chicken feed (delmarvanow.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    The bill creates an unfriendly climate for the chicken industry and some lawmakers believe it will force some to reconsider farming in Maryland, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said. "We're going to have a bill here today that's going to be construed ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Tensions revealed as Md. session marches toward close (washingtonpost.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    An exchange lasting less than nine minutes in the Maryland State House on Wednesday encapsulated ... “Wrong,” charged Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Cecil). A few pennies from each house adds up to $163 million in subsidies for ...
    Washington Post
  • State Senate OK's ban on arsenic in chicken feed (carrollcountytimes.com)
    Apr 4, 2012
    The bill creates an unfriendly climate for the chicken industry and some lawmakers believe it will force some to reconsider farming in Maryland, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said. “We’re going to have a bill here today that’s going to be ...
    Carroll County Online
  • "Why the nation is arming itself" by Patrick J. Buchanan (reflector.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    According to Sen. Rand Paul, the U.N. “Small Arms Treaty ... assuring district citizens of their right to keep a gun in the home. U.S. Judge Benson E. Legg just struck down the section of Maryland’s gun law that left it to local authorities to ...
    Daily Reflector
  • The right wing’s stealthy coup, by E.J. Dionne, Jr. (sentinelsource.com)
    Apr 2, 2012
    A small hint of how this push to the right moves moderates away from moderation came in an effort last week to use an amendment on the House floor to force a vote on the deficit-reduction proposals offered by the commission headed by former Sen.
    The Keene Sentinel
  • Maryland bill would aid input on toll hikes (landlinemag.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    In response to the toll increases, the Maryland Senate voted unanimously to advance a bill to the House that is intended to make it more difficult for toll increases to get pushed through. Sponsored by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, the bill would ...
    Land Line Magazine
  • Senate defeats bill allowing gas utility surcharge (baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Sen.Brian E. Frosh, a Montgomery County Democrat ... "At the end of the day, I see this as a bailout bill," said Senate Minority LeaderE. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican who cast one of the four GOP votes against the bill.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Septic Control Bill Passes Senate (somd.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin called the bill part of “the war on rural Maryland,” but Sen. Ron Young, D-Frederick, said, “There’s been a war on cities in this state for years.” “In almost every way, the state has funded leaving ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Senate Approves Revised O'Malley Septic Ban (wbal.com)
    Mar 28, 2012
    Maryland Senators have approved a bill to regulate where new residential ... However, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News the bill still restricts the authority of local governments to control development. The bill is priority of Gov.
    WBAL Radio
  • Senate Approves Revised O'Malley Septic Ban (wbal.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Maryland Senators have approved a bill to regulate where new residential ... However, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News the bill still restricts the authority of local governments to control development. The bill is priority of Gov.
    WBAL Radio
  • Senate Approves Revised O'Malley Septic Ban (wbal.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    Maryland Senators have approved a bill to regulate where new residential ... However, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News the bill still restricts the authority of local governments to control development. The bill is priority of Gov.
    WBAL Radio
  • Gay marriage Maryland: Governor v. archbishop (blog.seattlepi.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    “Maryland ... J. Peter Sartain the night before she announced support for same-sex marriage.  The state’s four bishops subsequently issued a letter opposing the “redefinition of marriage” and Archbishop Sartain testified at a State ...
    Seattle Post Intelligencer
  • Md. Republicans seek to withhold funding from deficient agencies (washingtonpost.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    a bill with bipartisan support in the Maryland Senate would take money away from state agencies that continually receive audits with findings of waste, fraud and abuse — forcing them to “shape up,” said Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin ...
    Washington Post
  • Smoking while driving with kids under 8 now illegal in Maryland (nydailynews.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    Maryland became the latest state to ban smoking while ... further erodes the individual’s right to do as he or she chooses. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R ) tweeted, “…smoking ban in cars with children…what is next?
    New York Daily News
  • Pipkin's Bay Bridge proposal approved by Senate committee (stardem.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The associated bill is sponsored by Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore ... Mathias, D-38-Lower Shore, while drawing criticism from the Maryland Transportation Authority. Check back with The Star Democrat in print and online ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Pipkin's Bay Bridge proposal approved by Senate committee (stardem.com)
    Mar 22, 2012
    The associated bill is sponsored by Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore ... Mathias, D-38-Lower Shore, while drawing criticism from the Maryland Transportation Authority. Check back with The Star Democrat in print and online ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Has 'war on rural Maryland' fizzled? (herald-mail.com)
    Mar 18, 2012
    The state government’s “war on rural Maryland,” which had become such a GOP talking point over the winter, hasn’t been heard from in a while. Trying to puff some air into the issue, Sen. E.J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican ...
    Herald-Mail
  • Senate approves budget with tax hike for high earners (gazette.net)
    Mar 16, 2012
    In this budget, the numbers are staggering,” said Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton. “It doesn’t match with the times.” Other opponents of the income tax increase, including the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, argued it would ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Debates Turns Nasty As Senate Approves Budget (wbaltv.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    "We actually increased state spending, increased taxes, and increased money back to the counties," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-District 36, whose district encompasses the upper Eastern Shore. "We're taking a lot of disposable income out of the Maryland ...
    Wbaltv.com
  • Md. Senate approves budget, including income tax (delmarvanow.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate passed a budget package Thursday ... is going to reverberate around the country,” Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said. Sen. Richard Madaleno, D-Montgomery, said the increase was needed to continue strong funding ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Senate Approves Budget, Including Income Tax (myfoxdc.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    The Maryland Senate passed a budget package Thursday that raises ... is going to reverberate around the country," Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said. Sen. Richard Madaleno, D-Montgomery, said the increase was needed to continue strong funding ...
    Myfoxdc.com
  • Senate Adds New Tax for High Earners to Pay for Schools (somd.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS -- The Senate worked into the night Wednesday as they pushed ... “We’re making tax history here,” said Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin. “There’s no other state in the country that has this kind of tax from dollar one with a ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Maryland Senate approves ‘half millionaire’s’ tax (washingtonpost.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Cecil), blasted the increase, saying it would give the state an unwelcomed distinction of having the highest tax rate on all income. Maryland’s new combined rate would be tied with the District for fourth ...
    Washington Post
  • Taxes Are Rising for the Wealthy (blogs.wsj.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    “It was a nod to the more progressive members of our caucus — that we were listening to their concerns,” Maryland’s Democratic Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, told CBS radio. Republican State Sen. E.J. Pipkin said Maryland was ...
    Wall Street Journal
  • Senate Squeezes More Out of $500K Incomes (wboc.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    (AP) - The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved an amendment to ... Mike Miller, D-Calvert, said after session Wednesday night. Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, described the measure as a mistake. "You're sending the wrong message to job creators ...
    WBOC
  • Senators want more info on MD housing agency move (news.yahoo.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    (AP) — The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved a state budget ... "It is based on the ability to pay, and it expands the refundable earned income tax credit." Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, pushed for an amendment that would have avoided tax increases ...
    YAHOO!
  • GOP drive to limit spending growth falls short (hometownannapolis.com)
    Mar 15, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, whose Eastern Shore district included Queen ... contrasted with the proposed Maryland rate of 5.75 percent. When county income taxes are added in Maryland, as compared to the county personal property taxes ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Md. Senate Wants More Info On Housing Agency Move (wusa9.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    (AP) - The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved a state budget ... "It is based on the ability to pay, and it expands the refundable earned income tax credit." Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, pushed for an amendment that would have avoided tax increases ...
    WUSA
  • Md. Senate Wants More Info On Housing Agency Move (wusa9.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    (AP) - The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved a state budget ... "It is based on the ability to pay, and it expands the refundable earned income tax credit." Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, pushed for an amendment that would have avoided tax increases ...
    WUSA
  • Senators want more info on MD housing agency move (cnbc.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved a state budget change to withhold ... "It is based on the ability to pay, and it expands the refundable earned income tax credit." Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, pushed for an amendment that would have avoided tax ...
    CNBC
  • Senate passes bill banning smoking with young child in car (baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate passed a bill Wednesday morning that would make ... "Cheeseburgers are next," warned Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican. "The cheeseburger police will be here and they're going to be saying that ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate passes bill banning smoking with young child in car (herald-mail.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    The Maryland Senate ... sponsored by Sen. Jennie Forehand, D-Montgomery, would open the door to further government intervention in family life. "Cheeseburgers are next," warned Senate Minority LeaderE. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican.
    Herald-Mail
  • Senate squeezes more out of $500K incomes (mysanantonio.com)
    Mar 14, 2012
    (AP) — The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved an amendment to ... Mike Miller, D-Calvert, said after session Wednesday night. Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, described the measure as a mistake. "You're sending the wrong message to job creators ...
    MySanAntonio
  • Senate opts for millionaire's tax, gives initial nod to budget package (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 13, 2012
    Maryland's Senate took a philosophical turn to the left Wednesday ... that we were listening to their concerns." Senate GOP leader E.J. Pipkin said he only learned about the idea Wednesday evening, and was flabbergasted that the Senate decided ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate opts for millionaire's tax, gives initial nod to budget package (baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 13, 2012
    Maryland's Senate took a philosophical turn to the left Wednesday ... that we were listening to their concerns." Senate GOP leader E.J. Pipkin said he only learned about the idea Wednesday evening, and was flabbergasted that the Senate decided ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate squeezes more out of $500K incomes (delmarvanow.com)
    Mar 13, 2012
    (WTW) — The Maryland Senate on Wednesday approved an amendment to ... Mike Miller, D-Calvert, said after session Wednesday night. Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, described the measure as a mistake. "You're sending the wrong message to job creators ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Pipkin questions bill prohibiting gas-fed cars at charging stations (stardem.com)
    Mar 11, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS Prohibiting cars that run solely on gas from parking at electric vehicle charging stations is elitist, according to Maryland Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore. Regardless, the Senate is poised to vote in favor of a bill that would do ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Pipkin questions bill prohibiting gas-fed cars at charging stations (stardem.com)
    Mar 11, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS Prohibiting cars that run solely on gas from parking at electric vehicle charging stations is elitist, according to Maryland Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore. Regardless, the Senate is poised to vote in favor of a bill that would do ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Car Charging Causes Controversy (somd.com)
    Mar 8, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS (March 8, 2012) -- Prohibiting cars that run solely on gas from parking at electric vehicle charging stations is elitist, according to Maryland Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. Regardless, the Senate is poised to vote in favor of a bill that ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Bill banning smoking with child in car faces fight (baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican, said supporters of the bill could face a tough floor debate. "There's a lot more discussion to be had," he said.
    Baltimore Sun
  • 'Doomsday' budget lays out grim choices (baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    But if some Democrats found the numbers unpalatable, Senate Minority LeaderE. J. Pipkin said he liked what he saw ... public colleges --- which largely provide scholarships for Maryland students – would be eliminated entirely to save $ ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate panel examines ‘doomsday budget’ (hometownannapolis.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Republican from Cecil County who also represents ... “I think it is a live-within-your-means budget, just as every family has to around Maryland.”
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Senate panel examines ‘doomsday budget’ (hometownannapolis.com)
    Mar 6, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Republican from Cecil County who also represents ... “I think it is a live-within-your-means budget, just as every family has to around Maryland.”
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • 'Doomsday' budget would slash education, police aid (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 4, 2012
    Under Maryland's constitution ... said the proposal sounds similar to the alternative budget he and Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin have proposed in past years. "The fact is, this is part of the tactics to say why some of the Democrats ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate Confirms O'Malley PSC Nominees After Criticism (wbal.com)
    Mar 3, 2012
    Martin O'Malley. Hughes served as O'Malley's deputy legislative officer and Speakes-Backman worked as the clean energy director at the Maryland Energy Administration. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says he doesn't believe they are independent enough to serve ...
    WBAL Radio
  • GOP Tries to Block O'Malley Regulators (somd.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS -- Sen. E.J. Pipkin made an unsuccessful plea on the Senate floor Friday to reject two Public Service Commission nominees who lobbied for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind proposals last year. “I don’t believe these two ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Senate Confirms O'Malley PSC Nominees After Criticism (wbal.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    Martin O'Malley. Hughes served as O'Malley's deputy legislative officer and Speakes-Backman worked as the clean energy director at the Maryland Energy Administration. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says he doesn't believe they are independent enough to serve ...
    WBAL Radio
  • O’Malley appointments to state’s Public Service Commission upheld (somdnews.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    The Maryland Senate confirmed Friday the appointment of two former employees of Gov. Martin O’Malley to the state’s Public Service Commission. Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton argued that Kelly Speakes-Backman and Kevin Hughes weren ...
    So Md News.com
  • Senate votes 40-7 to confirm 2 PSC members (carrollcountytimes.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    Martin O'Malley. Hughes served as O'Malley's deputy legislative officer and Speakes-Backman worked as the clean energy director at the Maryland Energy Administration. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says he doesn't believe they are independent enough to serve ...
    Carroll County Online
  • O'Donnell picks up blog endorsement (somdnews.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    “I am humbled to receive Red Maryland’s endorsement,” O’Donnell said in a campaign email. “I appreciate their support and confidence in me and my campaign.” Bill would roll back tolls statewide State Senate Minority Leader E.J ...
    So Md News.com
  • Brinkley counters teacher pension plan (fredericknewsget.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin and David Brinkley would establish a statewide ... this is a method to bring them to the table," Brinkley said. The bill faced the Maryland Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on Wednesday.
    Frederick News-Post
  • News-Post Staff (fredericknewsget.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin and David Brinkley would establish a statewide ... this is a method to bring them to the table," Brinkley said. The bill faced the Maryland Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on Wednesday.
    Frederick News-Post
  • Our Say: As Bay Bridge traffic congeals, state shuts its eyes (hometownannapolis.com)
    Mar 2, 2012
    When it comes to the subject of another crossing of the Chesapeake Bay, few people in the General Assembly — and possibly not all that many in Maryland — want to hear what state Sens. E.J. Pipkin and ... of fellow Senate Finance Committee ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Gay Marriage Activists, Opponents Prepare to Fight Md. Marriage Referendum (christianget.com)
    Feb 27, 2012
    Delegate Neil Parrott filed a draft of how the referendum should read on Friday, one day after the Senate ... Sen. E.J. Pipkin (Upper Shore), the chamber's Republican leader, thinks if placed on the ballot, gay marriage will be rejected in Maryland.
    Christian Post
  • Maryland Senate Approves Same Sex Marriage Bill (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    Senate -- Maryland is poised to become the eighth state in ... hall to the other chamber under the guise that this may not pass," upper Eastern Shore Sen. E.J. Pipkin , R-District 36, said during debate shortly before the vote. Senators had requested ...
    msnbc.com
  • Md. Senate Approves Historic Same-Sex Marriage Bill, Gov. O'Malley to Sign (somd.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS (February 23, 2012) -- In an historic 25-22 vote Thursday night, the Maryland Senate approved a highly ... efforts to change the referendum process," said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. After passing in the Senate last ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Same Sex Marriage: See How Your Senator Voted (msnbc.msn.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    Senate -- Maryland state Senators passed the governor's same sex ... Anthony (D), District 26 Peters, Douglas J. J. (D), District 23 Pipkin, E. J. (R), District 36 Reilly, Edward R. (R), District 33 Shank, Christopher B. (R), District 2 Simonaire, Bryan ...
    msnbc.com
  • Md. Senate approves same-sex marriage (upi.com)
    Feb 24, 2012
    Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The Maryland Senate Thursday approved a bill to ... a Baltimore native -- called the state Senate vote "an extraordinary victory." Senate Republican leader E.J. Pipkin promised a "robust referendum effort."
    United Press International
  • Maryland Senate Approves Same Sex Marriage Bill (wbaltv.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    Get Maryland News Updates On Facebook ... the hall to the other chamber under the guise that this may not pass," upper Eastern Shore Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-District 36, said during debate shortly before the vote. Senators had requested an opinion from ...
    Wbaltv.com
  • Maryland Senate passes gay marriage bill (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 23, 2012
    and they expect Maryland voters to have the final say in November. The legislation has an effective date of January 2013 — well after the November election. "We move on to the next phase," said Senate Republican leader E.J. Pipkin, who tried ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Maryland Senate passes gay marriage bill (baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 22, 2012
    and they expect Maryland voters to have the final say in November. The legislation has an effective date of January 2013 — well after the November election. "We move on to the next phase," said Senate Republican leader E.J. Pipkin, who tried ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • 9 So. Marylanders Among O'Malley 'Green Bag' Nominees (somd.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS (February 17, 2012) – Governor Martin O’Malley today submitted to the Maryland Senate a list ... Wayne E. Clark, of Calvert Co., was appointed to the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority. Edith J. Patterson, Ed.D., of Charles Co ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Transportation fund, fish nets among lawmakers' bills (stardem.com)
    Feb 17, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, is being considered by the Senate Education, Health ... "One of Blackwater's goals is to restore our state's historic distilling roots," said Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot in testimony on behalf of SB 386.
    Star-Democrat
  • ANNAPOLIS: O'Malley defends price of wind farms (delmarvanow.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    O'Malley told members of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that wind energy is essential for Maryland's future ... in response to concerns from Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. Pipkin has been a vocal opponent of offshore wind because he ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Salisbury's AC Wind banks on wind jobs (delmarvanow.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    "Maryland sits right in the catbird seat (for offshore ... But wind farming opponents are skeptical about the actual potential for job creation. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, the Senate minority leader, said the bill was "tilting at windmills."
    Delaware Wave
  • O'Malley grilled on green agenda (baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    O'Malley, a Democrat, ran into some of the day's fiercest grilling at the Senate Finance Committee ... But many remained skeptical. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, an Eastern Shore Republican and longtime critic of the plan, pointed out that offshore wind ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • O'Malley grilled on green agenda (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 15, 2012
    O'Malley, a Democrat, ran into some of the day's fiercest grilling at the Senate Finance Committee ... But many remained skeptical. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, an Eastern Shore Republican and longtime critic of the plan, pointed out that offshore wind ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senators have many questions regarding offshore wind (gazette.net)
    Feb 14, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said offshore wind ... are expected to add about $2 per month to residential ratepayers’ bills, said Maryland Energy Administration Director Malcolm Woolf. Sen. Catherine Pugh (D ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Gov. O'Malley Defends Price of Wind Farm Legislation (somd.com)
    Feb 14, 2012
    O'Malley told members of the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday that wind energy is essential for Maryland's future ... in response to concern from Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. Pipkin has been a vocal opponent of offshore wind because he believes ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile (somdnews.com)
    Feb 10, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore) after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 billion ...
    So Md News.com
  • 6th Congressional District seat candidate: 'It's time to pass the torch' (herald-mail.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    As Western Maryland’s economy is hammered by federal and ... Two years ago, he and Sen.E.J. Pipkin, the current Senate minority leader, crafted an alternative plan to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed budget. Elements of the alternative ...
    Herald-Mail
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile (somdnews.com)
    Feb 8, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore) after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 billion ...
    So Md News.com
  • Md. ag secretary uses Middletown as example of farmland loss from sprawl (newarkgetonline.com)
    Feb 6, 2012
    ended up being cited as a geter child for the runaway loss of farmland in a discussion between Maryland's agricultural chief, legislators and the poultry industry. State Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore. was among those who spoke Friday ...
    Newark Post
  • Md. ag secretary uses Middletown as example of farmland loss from sprawl (newarkgetonline.com)
    Feb 6, 2012
    ended up being cited as a geter child for the runaway loss of farmland in a discussion between Maryland's agricultural chief, legislators and the poultry industry. State Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore. was among those who spoke Friday ...
    Newark Post
  • IN OTHER WORDS: Introducing the Cialis amendment (washingtontimes.com)
    Feb 6, 2012
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley’s State of the State ... holding impromptu news conferences in the House chamber and hallways of the Statehouse. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, got in on the act a little early, sending ...
    Washington Times
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile
    Feb 4, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley's State of the State (fredericknewsget.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    Score one for Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, who in the Republican rebuttal pointed out the disparity between how President Barack Obama and the Maryland governor define "middle class." In the State of the Union, Obama noted that those ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile
    Feb 4, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • 22 senators seek transportation funds 'firewall' (hometownannapolis.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    "It's just another gimmick," said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "If the governor wants ... that the current revenue stream into the fund is enough for Maryland's infrastructure needs. He appeared reluctant to support O'Malley's ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • 22 senators seek transportation funds 'firewall' (hometownannapolis.com)
    Feb 4, 2012
    "It's just another gimmick," said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil. "If the governor wants ... that the current revenue stream into the fund is enough for Maryland's infrastructure needs. He appeared reluctant to support O'Malley's ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile (gazette.net)
    Feb 3, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O’Malley spotlights revenue needs in State of State speech (somdnews.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore ... per year were akin to “kicking the families of Maryland while they’re down,” O’Donnell said.
    So Md News.com
  • O'Malley's State of the State (fredericknewsget.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    Score one for Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, who in the Republican rebuttal pointed out the disparity between how President Barack Obama and the Maryland governor define "middle class." In the State of the Union, Obama noted that those ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile (gazette.net)
    Feb 3, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley's speech brings strong reactions (hometownannapolis.com)
    Feb 3, 2012
    "All the governor did today was propose tax after tax after tax,'' said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin. "It shows he's out of touch with working families in Maryland." Sen. Nancy Jacobs, R-Cecil and Harford, agreed that O'Malley is ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile
    Feb 2, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile
    Feb 2, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O’Malley spotlights revenue needs in State of State speech (somdnews.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore ... per year were akin to “kicking the families of Maryland while they’re down,” O’Donnell said.
    So Md News.com
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile
    Feb 2, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O’Malley’s agenda could raise his national profile
    Feb 2, 2012
    Maryland also faces a $1.1 billion deficit ... “This idea that the governor has cut spending is nothing more than a myth,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton after the speech. O’Malley’s proposed $35.8 ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley: Lawmakers Face Tough Choices (hyattsville.patch.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Fry is also a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding, which recommended a state constitutional amendment, or "firewall,"to keep those funds from being used for other purposes. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the so ...
    Patch
  • O'Malley: Lawmakers Face Tough Choices (hyattsville.patch.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Fry is also a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding, which recommended a state constitutional amendment, or "firewall,"to keep those funds from being used for other purposes. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the so ...
    Patch
  • O'Malley Rolls Out Gas Tax, Highlights Tough Choices (bethesda.patch.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Fry is also a member of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Maryland Transportation Funding, which recommended a state constitutional amendment, or "firewall", to keep those funds from being used for other purposes. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the so ...
    Patch
  • O'Malley makes his case for 'investments' in Maryland (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 2, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin charged that O'Malley's proposals "are nothing ... He repeated his call for passage of his bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland, casting it as a protection of the children of those unions.
    Baltimore Sun
  • MD POLITICS: O'Malley: Raise taxes for roads, schools (delmarvanow.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    O’Malley, a Democrat in his second term, said Maryland ... E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said he disagreed with O’Malley’s take. “The state of this state is that it is heavily taxed, and those taxes are job killers,” Pipkin, who is the Senate ...
    Delaware Wave
  • O'Malley touts plan to raise Md. taxes (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley pushed his plans to raise ... but it's really nothing more than a non-stop effort to raise taxes, tolls and fees, said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, in the Republican response to the speech.
    Washington Examiner
  • Md. governor: Raise taxes for roads, schools (fredericknewsget.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    O’Malley, a Democrat in his second term, said Maryland ... E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said he disagreed with O’Malley’s take. “The state of this state is that it is heavily taxed, and those taxes are job killers,” Pipkin, who is the Senate ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • Gov. O'Malley Calls on Lawmakers to Make Tough Choices (nbcwashington.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader, gave the GOP's response on Wednesday ... more than the same old tax and spend policies that have slowed economic growth in Maryland.
    NBC Washington
  • Md. Gov. O'Malley Gives State of the State Speech (myfoxdc.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Maryland Republicans are rebutting O'Malley's State of the State speech by criticizing his tax proposals. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader, gave the GOP's response on Wednesday. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says the governor is relying too much ...
    Myfoxdc.com
  • Md. Gov. O'Malley gives State of the State speech (wusa9.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Republicans are rebutting Gov. Martin O'Malley's State of the State speech by criticizing his tax proposals. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader, gave the GOP's response on Wednesday. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says the ...
    WUSA
  • GOP responds to O’Malley’s State of the State (fredericknewsget.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Republicans are rebutting Gov. Martin O’Malley’s State of the State speech by criticizing his tax proposals. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader, gave the GOP’s response on Wednesday. Pipkin ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • GOP responds to O'Malley's State of the State (carrollcountytimes.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Republicans are rebutting Gov. Martin O'Malley's State of the State speech by criticizing his tax proposals. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, the Senate minority leader, gave the GOP's response on Wednesday. Pipkin, R-Cecil, says the ...
    Carroll County Online
  • O'Malley calls for jobs spending, 'human dignity' (baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 1, 2012
    Delivering the Republican response to O'Malley's address, Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin charged that ... state income tax and other taxes," Pipkin said. The Republican leader also charged that Plan Maryland, O'Malley's blueprint for ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senate minority leader briefs lawmakers on 'war on rural Maryland' (herald-mail.com)
    Jan 27, 2012
    Discontented lawmakers gathered Thursday for a briefing on the perceived “war on rural Maryland” — and to redouble their commitment to combat it. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Caroline/Cecil/Kent/Queen Anne’s, the Senate minority leader ...
    Herald-Mail
  • Apps Tax, Mortgage Deduction, Tobacco Tax Under Scrutiny (wbal.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    It is now in the Senate Maryland Senate President Mike Miller likes to download ... impact people's lives every day on a negative basis," Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News. Pipkin believes that this proposed tax extension is far worse ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Democrats, Republicans agree to push package of bills in Annapolis (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the GOP leadership in his chamber is ... The exception is a measure that would relieve family farms of the burden of Maryland's estate tax. It would exempt from the tax family farms valued at up to $5 ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Democrats, Republicans agree to push package of bills in Annapolis (baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 26, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said the GOP leadership in his chamber is ... The exception is a measure that would relieve family farms of the burden of Maryland's estate tax. It would exempt from the tax family farms valued at up to $5 ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Maryland Democratic leaders support gas tax increase (bizjournals.com)
    Jan 23, 2012
    Drivers in Maryland pay 23.5 cents a gallon in state taxes ... which would mean incremental increases. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Republican, cautioned that most Marylanders would experience the burden caused by higher gas taxes ...
    The Business Journal
  • Labor wants guaranteed role in wind-power plan (baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    He said a PLA would guarantee Maryland employment because local labor organizations ... adding that he could not make a decision until he has done more analysis. But Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said a PLA would only make a bad idea ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Lawmakers push against O'Malley's pension plan (wtop.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    Rice, a Democrat, says it's "kind of scary" that he'd be in a position agreeing with statements made by Maryland Republicans like Senator E.J. Pipkin and Delegate Anthony O'Donnell, who've said the governor's proposed budget hurts middle-class families and ...
    WTOP
  • Lawmakers push against O'Malley's pension plan (federalnewsradio.com)
    Jan 20, 2012
    Rice, a Democrat, says it's "kind of scary" that he'd be in a position agreeing with statements made by Maryland Republicans like Senator E.J. Pipkin and Delegate Anthony O'Donnell, who've said the governor's proposed budget hurts middle-class families and ...
    FederalNewsRadio.com
  • Annual Maryland chamber day draws hundreds of executives to Annapolis (gazette.net)
    Jan 20, 2012
    View photos from Maryland Chamber of Commerce Business Day in ... O’Donnell (Dist. 29C) of Lusby and Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton — opposing a plan in Gov. Martin O'Malley’s budget proposal to cap mortgage ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Labor wants guaranteed role in wind-power plan (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    He said a PLA would guarantee Maryland employment because local labor organizations ... adding that he could not make a decision until he has done more analysis. But Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said a PLA would only make a bad idea ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Annual Maryland chamber day draws hundreds of executives to Annapolis (somdnews.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    View photos from Maryland Chamber of Commerce Business Day in ... O’Donnell (Dist. 29C) of Lusby and Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (Dist. 36) of Elkton — opposing a plan in Gov. Martin O'Malley’s budget proposal to cap mortgage ...
    So Md News.com
  • O'Malley Proposes Tax Hikes for 450,000 'High Income' Households, Doubling Flush Tax (somd.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    (January 19, 2012 ) -- About 450,000 Maryland households that earn more than ... “This is an outrageous budget even by Annapolis standards,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil County. “This governor has not seen a tax he ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • O'Malley budget seeks $311M in new revenue (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jan 19, 2012
    And Anne Arundel County taxpayers would be on the hook for $17 million in teacher pension costs - more than wiping out all the tax revenue anticipated from the Maryland Live ... collect a sales tax. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, while criticizing ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Outlines $311 Million in New Revenue (myfoxdc.com)
    Jan 18, 2012
    About 20 percent of taxpayers will see smaller state income tax refunds, and Maryland will significantly shift how ... perimeters of fiscal responsibility," O'Malley said. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, while criticizing the tax proposals, said ...
    Myfoxdc.com
  • Maryland Tax Proposals Add Up to $375 More For Some (wusa9.com)
    Jan 17, 2012
    The analysis was conducted as Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley unveiled a proposed ... and bounds of the perimeters of fiscal responsibility," O'Malley said. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, while criticizing the tax proposals, said he thought the proposal ...
    WUSA
  • Maryland elections background for 2012 (examiner.com)
    Jan 14, 2012
    The Minority Whip is E.J. Pipkin from Cecil County ... The same qualifications of citizenship and length of residency apply to candidates for the Maryland State Senate. This year – 2012 – will be focused on the national election for the office of ...
    Examiner
  • Ceremony, tax talk take center stage (somdnews.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2012 session ... “It was a mistake for him to even mention it,” Miller said of O’Malley. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore) said the imposition of tax hikes would ...
    So Md News.com
  • Politics Pipkin, Jacobs give legislative update (stardem.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin and Del ... and what our businesses need." Pipkin sounded his familiar call. "The governor has decided to declare war on rural Maryland with a set of policies (he's) pursuing that cost us jobs in rural areas. We've got higher ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Miller not a fan of raising sales tax (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    "It's not happening, folks," Senate President Thomas V ... "We are sick of it," Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, told the business conference. Pipkin said areas that have mass transit systems should create their own local taxing authorities, as ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Session 2012 Day Two: Currie Ethics Probe, Miller Rebukes Sales Tax (wbal.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    In Annapolis today, a legislative ethics panel began its investigation of State Senator Ulysses Currie ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Md. politicians face off over taxes, shale drilling (herald-mail.com)
    Jan 13, 2012
    Maryland’s Democratic leaders outlined their proposals ... noting the tax hasn’t been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn’t spending the money it already has for transportation effectively.
    Herald-Mail
  • Democratic Leaders Outline Construction Plans (wsls.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    (AP) Maryland's Democratic leaders outlined their proposals ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for transportation effectively.
    WSLS
  • Democratic leaders outline construction plans (delmarvanow.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    (WTW) — Maryland's Democratic leaders outlined their proposals ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for transportation effectively.
    Delaware Wave
  • Session 2012 Day Two: Currie Ethics Probe, Miller Rebukes Sales Tax (wbal.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    In Annapolis today, a legislative ethics panel began its investigation of State Senator Ulysses Currie ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Democratic leaders outline construction plans (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    Maryland's Democratic leaders outlined their proposals for ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for transportation effectively.
    Washington Examiner
  • Democratic leaders outline construction plans (mysanantonio.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    (AP) — Maryland's Democratic leaders outlined their proposals ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for transportation effectively.
    MySanAntonio
  • Session 2012 Day Two: Currie Ethics Probe, Miller Rebukes Sales Tax (wbal.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    In Annapolis today, a legislative ethics panel began its investigation of State Senator Ulysses Currie ... noting the tax hasn't been raised since 1992. But Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, said the state simply isn't spending the money it already has for ...
    WBAL Radio
  • BC-DC--Mid-Atlantic News Digest,Advisory, DC (nola.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    talk about the 2012 session during the winter conference of the Maryland Economic Development Association. They will be joined by Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin and House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, addressing the issues they anticipate ...
    nola.com
  • First Read: Anger Over O'Malley Sales Tax Talk (nbcwashington.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    On the first day of Maryland's 2012 General Assembly ... “It’s repulsive, and I mean that sincerely,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told the Washington Post. “The pain for working-class families is palpable, so the fact the governor would ...
    NBC Washington
  • Maryland session opens with focus on tax hikes (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    Even before the Maryland General Assembly convened Wednesday ... "To ask for an increase in the sales tax is just off the charts," said state Sen. E.J. Pipkin,R-Cecil, the Senate minority leader. Del. Tony O'Donnell, the GOP leader in the ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Maryland session opens with focus on tax hikes (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    Even before the Maryland General Assembly convened Wednesday ... "To ask for an increase in the sales tax is just off the charts," said state Sen. E.J. Pipkin,R-Cecil, the Senate minority leader. Del. Tony O'Donnell, the GOP leader in the ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Maryland General Assembly opens with fanfare, revenue realities (herald-mail.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    O’Malley already has proposed devoting more than $370 million toward school construction this year, the second-highest amount ever in Maryland. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Caroline/Cecil/Kent/Queen Anne’s, the Senate minority leader, called a possib ...
    Herald-Mail
  • Maryland General Assembly opens with fanfare, revenue realities (herald-mail.com)
    Jan 12, 2012
    O’Malley already has proposed devoting more than $370 million toward school construction this year, the second-highest amount ever in Maryland. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Caroline/Cecil/Kent/Queen Anne’s, the Senate minority leader, called a possib ...
    Herald-Mail
  • Miller promises GOP a bridge, even without gas tax votes (baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 11, 2012
    "You can sit there and vote red (no), but I'm still going to get that damn bridge built," Miller said. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin, one of two Republican senators who represents Caroline County, said he welcomes Miller's announcement but ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Ceremony, tax talk take center stage in Annapolis (gazette.net)
    Jan 11, 2012
    ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland General Assembly opened its 2012 session ... “It was a mistake for him to even mention it,” Miller said of O’Malley. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said the imposition of tax hikes ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Session opens, promises to be divisive (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jan 11, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil and the minority leader in the Senate. Del. Tony O'Donnell ... the sales tax from 5 percent to 6 percent in a 2007 special session enabled Maryland to do things other states couldn't during the recession.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Miller Wants to Expand Gambling and Raise Gas and Flush Taxes (somd.com)
    Jan 10, 2012
    Senate Republican Leader E.J. Pipkin gave no encouragement that any Republicans would support any tax increases, but continued his theme that Gov. Martin O’Malley was continuing a “war on rural Maryland.” “Politics is about cuts and ...
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Session 2012 Preview: Flush Tax Hike, Septic Bans & "War On Rural Maryland" (wbal.com)
    Jan 9, 2012
    "The governor has launched a war on rural Maryland," Republican Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News. Pipkin says part of his agenda for the legislative session is to repeal an O'Malley Administration land use initiative implemented during the summer.
    WBAL Radio
  • Session 2012 Preview: Flush Tax Hike, Septic Bans & "War On Rural Maryland" (wbal.com)
    Jan 9, 2012
    "The governor has launched a war on rural Maryland," Republican Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News. Pipkin says part of his agenda for the legislative session is to repeal an O'Malley Administration land use initiative implemented during the summer.
    WBAL Radio
  • Session 2012 Preview: Flush Tax Hike, Septic Bans & "War On Rural Maryland" (wbal.com)
    Jan 8, 2012
    "The governor has launched a war on rural Maryland," Republican Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin told WBAL News. Pipkin says part of his agenda for the legislative session is to repeal an O'Malley Administration land use initiative implemented during the summer.
    WBAL Radio
  • MEDA Winter Conference to Provide an Insider's Look at 2012 Maryland Legislative Session (pr-usa.net)
    Jan 8, 2012
    They will be joined by Senate Minority Leader Edward J. (E. J.) Pipkin and House Minority Leader Anthony J ... Snyder, President and CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce; Brian Levine, Vice President of Government Relations at the Tech Council of Maryland ...
    PR-USA.net
  • MEDA Winter Conference to Provide an Insider's Look at 2012 Maryland Legislative Session (pr-usa.net)
    Jan 8, 2012
    They will be joined by Senate Minority Leader Edward J. (E. J.) Pipkin and House Minority Leader Anthony J ... Snyder, President and CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce; Brian Levine, Vice President of Government Relations at the Tech Council of Maryland ...
    PR-USA.net
  • Presiding officers give Md. legislative forecast (washingtontimes.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican ... what happened in Washington D.C. happen here on the local level. We’ve got to move Maryland forward.” Meanwhile, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Prince George’s Democrat, talked about plans ...
    Washington Times
  • Busch says he hopes session won’t be divisive, but Senate minority leader criticizes plans (washingtonget.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, speaking at the winter conference of the Maryland Association of Counties, continued to criticize Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s PlanMaryland, a long-term plan for development in the state that Republicans say infringes on ...
    Washington Post
  • Presiding officers give Md. legislative forecast (federalnewsradio.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, speaking at the winter conference ... We can't let what happened in Washington D.C. happen here on the local level. We've got to move Maryland forward." Meanwhile, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, D-Calvert, talked about ...
    FederalNewsRadio.com
  • Md. leaders offer preview of busy session (washingtonpost.com)
    Jan 6, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin (R-Cecil), who repeated his accusation that Democrats are leading a “war on rural Maryland,” said that about 90 percent of that money went to urban school systems. Busch said priority was given to counties ...
    Washington Post
  • Miller, Busch warn counties to maintain school spending (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin also addressed the conference ... "It is a series of policies that has left rural Maryland in the dust," Pipkin said. Busch was ready for the attack, responding that the General Assembly has worked hard ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • MEDA Winter Conference to Provide an Insider's Look at 2012 Maryland Legislative Session (news.yahoo.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    They will be joined by Senate Minority Leader Edward J. (E. J.) Pipkin and House Minority Leader Anthony J ... at the major issues to be addressed during the 2012 Session of the Maryland General Assembly will be the focus of the Maryland Economic ...
    YAHOO!
  • MACo conference addresses county challenges (delmarvanow.com)
    Jan 5, 2012
    and the Maryland Senate Minority Leader, E.J. Pipkin, to discuss legislative priorities for the upcoming legislative session. MACo remains committed to providing county decision-makers with the means to explore the challenges facing Maryland's ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Disturbing audit finds continue to mount in state (somdnews.com)
    Jan 4, 2012
    The past few months haven’t been kind to the bureaucracy that runs Maryland’s government ... said Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore), a member of the audit committee and the Senate minority leader. Del. A. Wade Kach (R-Baltimore, Carroll ...
    So Md News.com
  • Maryland Governor Outmaneuver Foes To Adopt New Master Plan (planetizen.com)
    Jan 2, 2012
    Numerous Democratic Governors in Maryland had been unable to win support for PlanMaryland. However, both the plan, and the way in which the plan was implemented through an executive order, drew widespread criticism. "Senate Republican leader E.J. Pipkin ...
    PLANetizen
  • Congressional campaigns could impact tenor of legislative session, observers say (gazette.net)
    Dec 27, 2011
    When the Maryland General Assembly convenes early next year ... In 2008, while both were in the legislature, Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton and Rep. Andrew P. Harris (R-Dist.1) of Cockeysville squared off in primary campaign for ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O’Malley officially launches PlanMaryland (somdnews.com)
    Dec 21, 2011
    Some legislators, including Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore), have said the plan will usurp local land-use authority and is part of a wider assault on the authority of Maryland’s rural counties to self-govern. But state ...
    So Md News.com
  • Maryland GOP: Redistrict plan good for Busch (washingtontimes.com)
    Dec 20, 2011
    Maryland Republicans said Monday they are still reviewing ... the governor isn’t conducting the hearing on Christmas Eve,” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican. “We still need to see the detailed maps, but there ...
    Washington Times
  • O'Malley growth control program PlanMaryland takes effect (baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 19, 2011
    Martin O'Malley's PlanMaryland, which has become the subject of bitter opposition in parts of rural Maryland, is now official ... unsustainable decisions," O'Malley said. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin called O'Malley's adoption of the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • O'Malley officially launches PlanMaryland (gazette.net)
    Dec 19, 2011
    Some legislators, including Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton, have said the plan will usurp local land-use authority and is part of a wider assault on the authority of Maryland's rural counties to self-govern.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley officially launches PlanMaryland (gazette.net)
    Dec 19, 2011
    Some legislators, including Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton, have said the plan will usurp local land-use authority and is part of a wider assault on the authority of Maryland's rural counties to self-govern.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • O'Malley growth control program PlanMaryland takes effect (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 19, 2011
    Martin O'Malley's PlanMaryland, which has become the subject of bitter opposition in parts of rural Maryland, is now official ... unsustainable decisions," O'Malley said. Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin called O'Malley's adoption of the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • O'Malley officially launches PlanMaryland (gazette.net)
    Dec 18, 2011
    Some legislators, including Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton, have said the plan will usurp local land-use authority and is part of a wider assault on the authority of Maryland's rural counties to self-govern.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • PlanMaryland hits O’Malley’s desk (washingtontimes.com)
    Dec 18, 2011
    Maryland planning officials on Monday will formally ... comment on PlanMaryland during a six-month period that ended last month. Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, has been one of the plan’s harshest critics and attended ...
    Washington Times
  • Our Say: PlanMaryland the latest flare-up of an old conflict (hometownannapolis.com)
    Dec 18, 2011
    "A power grab" and "centralized planning," said Senate Minority Whip Ed Reilly, a former member of the Anne Arundel County Council. A prime example of "the war on rural Maryland," said state Sen. E.J. Pipkin, whose district includes Queen Anne's County.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Deal In Energy Settlement Keeps $100 Credit (wbal.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    E. J. Pipkin, R-36th ... off as an independent utility company with headquarters in Maryland. Rosapepe told WBAL News that the governor did a good job negotiating the settlement, but the Senator said he thinks the BGE spinoff would help customers avoid ...
    WBAL Radio
  • O'Malley: Benefits of Exelon-CEG merger go beyond rate credit (baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    And two Maryland state senators said the settlement does not go far enough to protect customers of Baltimore Gas and Electric. Sens. E.J. Pipkin and Jim Rosapepe reiterated their proposal for the Maryland Public Service Commission to order the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Deal In Energy Settlement Keeps $100 Credit (wbal.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    E. J. Pipkin, R-36th ... off as an independent utility company with headquarters in Maryland. Rosapepe told WBAL News that the governor did a good job negotiating the settlement, but the Senator said he thinks the BGE spinoff would help customers avoid ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Deal In Energy Settlement Keeps $100 Credit (wbal.com)
    Dec 15, 2011
    E. J. Pipkin, R-36th ... off as an independent utility company with headquarters in Maryland. Rosapepe told WBAL News that the governor did a good job negotiating the settlement, but the Senator said he thinks the BGE spinoff would help customers avoid ...
    WBAL Radio
  • Disturbing audit findings continue to mount (somdnews.com)
    Dec 14, 2011
    The past few months haven’t been kind to the bureaucracy that runs Maryland’s government ... said Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore), a member of the audit committee and the Senate minority leader. Del. A. Wade Kach (R-Baltimore, Carroll ...
    So Md News.com
  • Protesters assail PlanMaryland (stardem.com)
    Dec 13, 2011
    ANNAPOLIS Protesters gathered Monday on Lawyers Mall in Annapolis, not in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement, but to rally against a land use initiative being crafted by the Maryland Department of Planning. State Sen. E.J. Pipkin ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Md. transportation secretary says auditors knew of contract irregularities (baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 13, 2011
    Maryland Transportation Secretary Beverley K ... Her testimony brought her face to face with Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, an audit committee member who called for her resignation last week over the problems at the SHA.
    Baltimore Sun
  • Foes, supporters clash over Plan Maryland (baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 13, 2011
    Martin O'Malley's Plan Maryland is a long-overdue effort to bring ... administration's effort to draft an executive order implementing those rules against Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin's demand that any such plan be submitted to the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Foes, supporters clash over Plan Maryland (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 13, 2011
    Martin O'Malley's Plan Maryland is a long-overdue effort to bring ... administration's effort to draft an executive order implementing those rules against Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin's demand that any such plan be submitted to the ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Senator calls for Transportation Secretary Swaim-Staley to resign (cecilwhig.com)
    Dec 12, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin is calling for the resignation of Maryland's top transportation official. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore, issued a statement Friday, saying state Transportation Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley should resign her get for not knowing what the State ...
    Cecil Whig
  • Rural areas fearful of Maryland development plan (washingtontimes.com)
    Dec 11, 2011
    ANNAPOLIS — A proposed statewide planning initiative that has angered officials in Maryland’s rural counties ... in the document that’s dangerous,’ ” said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Cecil Republican, who has led opposition ...
    Washington Times
  • Pipkin calls for transportation chief to step down (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Dec 9, 2011
    Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin called Friday for Maryland Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley to step down in light of this month's highly critical audit of the State Highway Administration. Pipkin, an Upper Shore Republican ...
    Weblogs.baltimoresun.com
  • Rural v. urban (somdnews.com)
    Dec 9, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin of Elkton and Frederick County commissioners ... in a publication put out by The Atlantic. In a recent letter to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Pipkin said he is looking forward to a Dec. 12 briefing before the ...
    So Md News.com
  • Disturbing audit findings continue to mount (gazette.net)
    Dec 9, 2011
    The past few months haven’t been kind to the bureaucracy that runs Maryland’s government ... said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton, a member of the audit committee and the Senate minority leader. Del. A. Wade Kach (R-Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Disturbing audit findings continue to mount (gazette.net)
    Dec 8, 2011
    The past few months haven’t been kind to the bureaucracy that runs Maryland’s government ... said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton, a member of the audit committee and the Senate minority leader. Del. A. Wade Kach (R-Dist.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Get ready for next round of rural-urban conflict (somdnews.com)
    Dec 7, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin of Elkton and Frederick County Commissioners ... In a recent letter to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D), Pipkin said he is looking forward to a Dec. 12 briefing before the Senate Education, Health, and Environmental ...
    So Md News.com
  • PlanMaryland is no war on rural areas (delmarvanow.com)
    Dec 2, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin's commentary, PlanMaryland is hardly a "war on rural Maryland." It is a policy plan to better ... rivers and bays that run through them. The question the senator and more people should be asking is: If a local jurisdiction makes ...
    Delaware Wave
  • Get ready for next round of rural-urban conflict (gazette.net)
    Dec 2, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin of Elkton and Frederick County Commissioners ... in a publication put out by The Atlantic. In a recent letter to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Pipkin said he is looking forward to a Dec. 12 briefing before the ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Conservative Maryland lawmakers win a skirmish on sprawl limits (washingtontimes.com)
    Nov 29, 2011
    Conservative lawmakers have won a skirmish in what they call a “War on Rural Maryland,” getting state officials ... Officials made the decision at the request of state Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Cecil Republican who is leading ...
    Washington Times
  • Morning Roundup: Nov. 29 (washingtontimes.com)
    Nov 28, 2011
    Conservative lawmakers have won a skirmish in what they call a "War on Rural Maryland," getting state officials ... Officials made the decision at the request of state Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, a Cecil Republican who is leading the ...
    Washington Times
  • COLUMN: Legislature ought to vote on PlanMD (cecilwhig.com)
    Nov 28, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin to state Senate President Thomas V ... In his letter to you dated November 18, 2011, Maryland Department of Planning Secretary Richard Hall discusses the methodology used to construct the plan. He cites the input of 3,000 people ...
    Cecil Whig
  • Miller weighs in on gas tax, transportation fund fight (somdnews.com)
    Nov 22, 2011
    The Maryland Chamber of Commerce would support Miller ... “You have to view this as a general fund tax increase,” said Senate Minority Leader. E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore). He added he thinks some of the revenue collected from an increase ...
    So Md News.com
  • PlanMaryland Part 4: Not a Done Deal, and Legislature Wants a Say (somd.com)
    Nov 21, 2011
    Involve the General Assembly Recently elected state Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, who represents the largely rural Upper Shore, has been crusading against what he calls the O’Malley administration’s “war on rural Maryland.”
    Southern Maryland Online
  • Miller wants to ensure gas tax revenue would go to transportation projects (gazette.net)
    Nov 18, 2011
    The Maryland Chamber of Commerce would support Miller ... “You have to view this as a general fund tax increase,” said Senate Minority Leader. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36), of Elkton. He added he thinks some of the revenue collected from ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • PlanMaryland Part 4: Not a done deal and legislature wants a say (cecilwhig.com)
    Nov 18, 2011
    Recently elected state Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, Elkton, who represents the largely rural Upper Shore, has been crusading against what he calls the O'Malley administration's "war on rural Maryland." Pipkin said that many O'Malley policy proposals ...
    Cecil Whig
  • PlanMaryland: Who gets the final say? (cecilwhig.com)
    Nov 16, 2011
    "This represents a dramatic policy shift," said Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin, R-Elkton ... and change zoning designations. The Maryland Department of Planning can comment on local plans, but cannot change local jurisdictions' decisions.
    Cecil Whig
  • New GOP leaders vow support for rural areas (somdnews.com)
    Nov 11, 2011
    New Senate Republican leaders say they will focus their efforts on protecting rural Maryland and advocating for their colleagues’ issues during the upcoming session. Sens. E.J. Pipkin and Edward R. Reilly, elected last week as minority leader ...
    So Md News.com
  • Jobs, taxes will dominate 2012 General Assembly session (gazette.net)
    Nov 11, 2011
    Among those issues could be combined reporting, which, if passed, would prevent companies with locations in other states from avoiding Maryland income taxes. “There’s always this regulatory threat,” Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin said.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Our Say: Could we really go back to 'your father's BGE'? (hometownannapolis.com)
    Nov 6, 2011
    State Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin and Sen. Jim Rosapepe aren't the only Marylanders ... They see another opportunity in the Maryland Public Service Commission's current review of the proposed purchase of Baltimore-based Constellation ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Power company merger under fire from senators (gazette.net)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Instead, newly elected Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton and Sen ... which provides electric service to more than one million customers in central Maryland, be spun off as a separate, Baltimore-based company.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Power company merger under fire from senators (gazette.net)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Instead, newly elected Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton and Sen ... which provides electric service to more than one million customers in central Maryland, be spun off as a separate, Baltimore-based company.
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Senators propose spinoff of BGE (hometownannapolis.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Two local senators Thursday suggested spinning off Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. as a condition of the Constellation and Exelon merger currently under consideration by the Maryland Public ... Minority Leader Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Queen Anne's ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Two state senators recommend spinoff of BGE (baltimoresun.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Crane's remark came after two Maryland senators called on state energy regulators to ... Service Commission — which has the power to veto the deal — Sens. E.J. Pipkin and Jim Rosapepe said their proposal would keep BGE locally based and ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Two state senators recommend spinoff of BGE (articles.baltimoresun.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Crane's remark came after two Maryland senators called on state energy regulators to ... Service Commission — which has the power to veto the deal — Sens. E.J. Pipkin and Jim Rosapepe said their proposal would keep BGE locally based and ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Pipkin, Reilly to focus on Maryland’s rural agenda as Senate GOP leaders (gazette.net)
    Nov 4, 2011
    New Senate Republican leaders say they will focus their efforts on protecting rural Maryland and advocating for their colleagues’ issues during the upcoming session. Sens. E.J. Pipkin and Edward R. Reilly, elected earlier this week as minority ...
    Maryland Community Newspapers Online
  • Maryland lawmakers want BGE separated from parent company (washingtontimes.com)
    Nov 4, 2011
    Two Maryland legislators are urging state officials ... In a letter to the state’s Public Service Commission, Senate Minority Leader E.J. Pipkin and Sen. James C. Rosapepe say spinning off Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. in the proposed merger ...
    Washington Times
  • Political Notes: Senate slot a fresh challenge for Reilly (hometownannapolis.com)
    Nov 3, 2011
    E. J. Pipkin, of Cecil County, the minority whip, was chosen as the new senate Minority Leader ... who represents District 22 in Prince George’s County, serves on the Maryland Blue Ribbon Transportation Funding Commission, which recently ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • BGE should be spun off in Constellation merger, Md. senators urge (bizjournals.com)
    Nov 3, 2011
    Two Maryland senators are urging state regulators to require Constellation ... before approving the company’s $7.9 billion merger with Exelon Corp. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Eastern Shore, and Sen. Jim Rosapepe, D-College Park, sent the letter ...
    The Business Journal
  • Pipkin chosen as new GOP leader in Maryland Senate (cecilwhig.com)
    Nov 3, 2011
    Maryland Senate Republicans unanimously elected state Sen. E.J. Pipkin as their leader Tuesday, along with state Sen. Edward Reilly, Anne Arundel, as the new minority whip. Pipkin, whose Upper Shore district includes part of Cecil County ...
    Cecil Whig
  • Agenda 21 in Rural Maryland (canadafreepress.com)
    Nov 2, 2011
    Senate Minority Whip E. J. Pipkin stated that Governor O’Malley is “at war with rural Maryland.” O’Malley is using a 37-year-old law to withhold state funding from local governments who refuse to cut urban sprawl. He wants to ban most new septic ...
    Canada Free Press
  • Morning Roundup: Nov. 2 (washingtontimes.com)
    Nov 2, 2011
    Maryland state Sen. E.J. Pipkin, Queen Anne's Republican, emerged Tuesday as the new minority leader in the state Senate following a vote by the chamber's 12-member caucus. Sen. Edward R. Reilly, Anne Arundel Republican, will take over as the ...
    Washington Times
  • Senate GOP picks new leaders (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Nov 1, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin was chosen this morning to be the new ... He's now making headlines by accusing the governor of waging a "war on rural Maryland." Reilly, who has been in the senate since 2009, said it is an "honor" to take on the new position ...
    Weblogs.baltimoresun.com
  • Maryland GOP picks new Senate leadership (delmarvanow.com)
    Nov 1, 2011
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland Republican state senator says his party has chosen new Senate leadership. Sen. David Brinkley said the state's Senate Republican Caucus chose Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, to be the new minority leader on Tuesday.
    Delaware Wave
  • Maryland Today (fredericknewsget.com)
    Nov 1, 2011
    ... Senate leadership ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland Republican state senator says his party has chosen new Senate leadership. Sen. David Brinkley said the state’s Senate Republican Caucus chose Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, to be the new minority leader today.
    Frederick News-Post
  • Maryland State Sen.Pipkin blows gasket over Annapolis 'telling us what to do.' (examiner.com)
    Oct 28, 2011
    ... against U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) in 2004 and lost with 35 percent of the vote. Undaunted, Pipkin ran for Congress in Maryland's first district and lost in the primary. One wonders what he'll run for next. State Sen. E.J. Pipkin, failed ...
    Examiner
  • Maryland Redistricting Faces Legal Challenge (nbcwashington.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Maryland’s controversial new redistricting map ... “You’re disenfranchising minorities,” Senate Minority Whip E.J. Pipkin (R-Queen Anne’s) told the Post. “Look at the census data: It says the bulk of the state’s population increase ...
    NBC Washington
  • Maryland Redistricting Faces Legal Challenge (msnbc.msn.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Maryland’s controversial new redistricting map ... “You’re disenfranchising minorities,” Senate Minority Whip E.J. Pipkin (R-Queen Anne’s) told the Post. “Look at the census data: It says the bulk of the state’s population increase ...
    msnbc.com
  • Maryland Redistricting Faces Legal Challenge (msnbc.msn.com)
    Oct 21, 2011
    Maryland’s controversial new redistricting map ... “You’re disenfranchising minorities,” Senate Minority Whip E.J. Pipkin (R-Queen Anne’s) told the Post. “Look at the census data: It says the bulk of the state’s population increase ...
    msnbc.com
  • O’Malley looks ahead to jobs bills (somdnews.com)
    Oct 19, 2011
    While Republicans have complained in recent years that Maryland’s regulations discourage business development and entrepreneurship, Senate Minority Whip E.J. Pipkin (R-Upper Shore) decried the governor’s current efforts. “What’s he been ...
    So Md News.com
  • Redistricting plan likely to pass despite opposition (hometownannapolis.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    A floor amendment by Senator E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, would have replaced O'Malley's ... maps an "egregious effort to dilute the African-American and Latino vote in Maryland." The group will file a grievance with the U.S. Justice Department to ...
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Senate kils measure keeping Frederick County intact (federalnewsradio.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin. The Senate will take up the governor's map during a hearing ... one that would create a third majority-minority district in Maryland. Pipkin, a Republican, supported the same map in the Senate. Hough and Pipkin worked on the plan with the ...
    FederalNewsRadio.com
  • Maryland Senate To Vote On Redistricting Today (wamu.org)
    Oct 18, 2011
    The Maryland General Assembly is expected to vote today on the ... Roscoe Bartlett (Md.). State Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R) admits he and other Republicans really just wanted redistricting in the headlines for another day, as they feel the governor is trying ...
    WAMU
  • Senate kills measure keeping county intact (fredericknewsget.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley ... David Brinkley, a local Republican lawmaker who argued in favor of the amendment proposed by Sen. E.J. Pipkin. The Senate will take up the governor's map during a hearing set to begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
    Frederick News-Post
  • Maryland redistricting session continues (oregonlive.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin that would have changed the Democratic governor's plan to one supported by the GOP, which says the proposed map would erode rural representation in western Maryland. The Senate gave initial approval to the governor's redistricting ...
    Oregonian
  • Senate Schedules Final Congressional Map Vote For Tuesday (savage-guilford.patch.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    A bill redrawing eight congressional districts in Maryland moved one step closer to final passage in the Senate with a 33-13 vote Monday ... a debate that lasted minutes rather than hours. Sen. E.J. Pipkin's amendment would have stripped out O'Malley's ...
    Patch
  • Senate Schedules Final Congressional Map Vote For Tuesday (elkridge.patch.com)
    Oct 18, 2011
    A bill redrawing eight congressional districts in Maryland moved one step closer to final passage in the Senate with a 33-13 vote Monday ... a debate that lasted minutes rather than hours. Sen. E.J. Pipkin's amendment would have stripped out O'Malley's ...
    Patch
  • Tea Party Protests Redistricting Bill; Senate OKs Measure (wbaltv.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin said of Gov. Martin O’Malley. “He could have united the rural areas with the urban areas.” Sen. Nancy Jacobs said O’Malley’s biggest mistake was “ramrodding this down the throats of the people of Maryland.” Only one Senate ...
    Wbaltv.com
  • Redistricting special session begins in Maryland (realclearpolitics.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    Bartlett has represented the 6th Congressional district in western Maryland since 1993 ... On Monday night, the Senate rejected an amendment by Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, that would have replaced the governor's map with an alternative the ...
    RealClearPolitics
  • Marathon debate begins on Md. redistricting (washingtonpost.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    charging Maryland with section 2 Voting Rights Act violations for diluting African-Americans’ voting power. Republican whip Sen E. J. Pipkin and Del. Michael Hough introduced an alternative map drafted by the Hamer PAC that would lump all ...
    Washington Post
  • Marathon debate begins on Md. redistricting (washingtonpost.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    charging Maryland with section 2 Voting Rights Act violations for diluting African-Americans’ voting power. Republican whip Sen E. J. Pipkin and Del. Michael Hough introduced an alternative map drafted by the Hamer PAC that would lump all ...
    Washington Post
  • Maryland divided in special session (cecilwhig.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    Cecil County's state senators Nancy Jacobs and E.J. Pipkin will offer dueling plans for Maryland's congressional district boundaries when state lawmakers convene today in Annapolis for a special session to draw those borders for the next 10 years.
    Cecil Whig
  • Maryland divided in special session (cecilwhig.com)
    Oct 17, 2011
    Cecil County's state senators Nancy Jacobs and E.J. Pipkin will offer dueling plans for Maryland's congressional district boundaries when state lawmakers convene today in Annapolis for a special session to draw those borders for the next 10 years.
    Cecil Whig
  • Lawmakers to kick-start discussions of issues they'll take up later (baltimoresun.com)
    Oct 15, 2011
    Senate Finance ... bills comes from Sen. E.J. Pipkin, an Eastern Shore Republican, who crafted a legislative package to protect sparsely populated areas. He calls it a "defense to Gov. Martin O'Malley's war on rural Maryland."
    Baltimore Sun
  • Md. lawmakers face fight over redrawn voting districts (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Oct 14, 2011
    At least one senator has confirmed plans to introduce legislation that doesn't relate to redistricting. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Eastern Shore, is considering introducing a package of initiatives that target problems plaguing rural Maryland specifically.
    Washington Examiner
  • Md. lawmakers face fight over redrawn voting districts (washingtonexaminer.com)
    Oct 14, 2011
    At least one senator has confirmed plans to introduce legislation that doesn't relate to redistricting. Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Eastern Shore, is considering introducing a package of initiatives that target problems plaguing rural Maryland specifically.
    Washington Examiner
  • Hough to offer own redistricting proposal (fredericknewsget.com)
    Oct 13, 2011
    The delegate said he plans to introduce the plan to the house Monday, while Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin will bring the bill to the Maryland Senate. Fighting for the alternative map will be an "uphill battle," but even if approved, the plan by ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • News-Post Staff (fredericknewsget.com)
    Oct 13, 2011
    The delegate said he plans to introduce the plan to the house Monday, while Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin will bring the bill to the Maryland Senate. Fighting for the alternative map will be an "uphill battle," but even if approved, the plan by ...
    Frederick News-Post
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism (baltimoresun.com)
    Oct 13, 2011
    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday ... Michael Hough and Sen. E.J. Pipkin, both Republicans, said they'll introduce a plan first proposed by the Fannie Lou Hamer Political Action Committee, an ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Minorities and Republicans: The strange bedfellows of redistricting (baltimoresun.com)
    Oct 12, 2011
    Joe Getty and E.J. Pipkin ... American senators, and it would take 13 Democratic defections in the House or six in the Senate to vote down whatever maps Mr. O'Malley introduces. So could we see a strange-bedfellows alliance throw Maryland ...
    Baltimore Sun
  • Maryland approves statewide toll hikes (wtop.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    Maryland Transportation Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley ... the remainder of the ICC project and I-95 toll lanes near Baltimore. Md. State Senator E.J. Pipkin (R - Eastern Shore) says there is little comfort in the transportation authority deciding on ...
    WTOP
  • Maryland approves statewide toll hikes (federalnewsradio.com)
    Sep 22, 2011
    Maryland Transportation Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley ... the remainder of the ICC project and I-95 toll lanes near Baltimore. Md. State Senator E.J. Pipkin (R - Eastern Shore) says there is little comfort in the transportation authority deciding on ...
    FederalNewsRadio.com
  • Offshore wind debate returns in Md. (washingtonpost.com)
    Aug 31, 2011
    He defended Maryland Offshore LLC ... the complexity of the legislation and the heavy hand the state would have to play. Senate minority leader E. J. Pipkin went further, saying the whole hearing seemed like a waste of time, especially given ...
    Washington Post
  • Gov: New Taxes on the Table in Maryland (msnbc.msn.com)
    Aug 21, 2011
    state senator E.J. Pipkin. The governor's comments are "way out of balance and way out of touch," Pipkin told the Baltimore Sun. Since the start of the economic downturn in 2008, Maryland has trimmed its service spending by $5 billion.
    msnbc.com
  • Gov: New Taxes on the Table in Maryland (nbcwashington.com)
    Aug 21, 2011
    state senator E.J. Pipkin. The governor's comments are "way out of balance and way out of touch," Pipkin told the Baltimore Sun. Since the start of the economic downturn in 2008, Maryland has trimmed its service spending by $5 billion. For fiscal year 2012 ...
    NBC Washington
  • O'Malley: "Be Open To New Revenues" (wbal.com)
    Aug 20, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin says it's "outrageous" the governor is talking about ... Earlier this year some Democrats in the Maryland Senate floated the idea of a 10-cent-per-gallon increase int he state's gasoline tax, but that idea never made it out of committee.
    WBAL Radio
  • Harris reports 7th highest campaign funds in Maryland (oceancitytoday.net)
    Aug 4, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin (R-36), reported $2,478 in his campaign finance account. Pipkin was elected as a Maryland state senator in 2002 and has recently told the press he will not seek a different office. In 2004, Pipkin unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate against ...
    Ocean City Today
  • Toll hike issue Shore delegation keeps up fight on toll hikes (stardem.com)
    Jul 26, 2011
    DENTON Members of the General Assembly delegation for Maryland's Eastern Shore may not have a vote ... do is talk with state officials about the proposals. He and state Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore, and a very vocal opponent of the state's proposal ...
    Star-Democrat
  • Crabs, clams and political ambitions (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jul 25, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin also was on hand but said ... It could be 150 degrees, and we would still be here," Pipkin said. On this particular day, Pipkin was animated about what he described as the "war on rural Maryland" being waged by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Crabs, clams and political ambitions (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jul 24, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin also was on hand but said ... It could be 150 degrees, and we would still be here," Pipkin said. On this particular day, Pipkin was animated about what he described as the "war on rural Maryland" being waged by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Crabs, clams and political ambitions (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jul 24, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin also was on hand but said ... It could be 150 degrees, and we would still be here," Pipkin said. On this particular day, Pipkin was animated about what he described as the "war on rural Maryland" being waged by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Crabs, clams and political ambitions (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jul 24, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin also was on hand but said ... It could be 150 degrees, and we would still be here," Pipkin said. On this particular day, Pipkin was animated about what he described as the "war on rural Maryland" being waged by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Crabs, clams and political ambitions (hometownannapolis.com)
    Jul 24, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin also was on hand but said ... It could be 150 degrees, and we would still be here," Pipkin said. On this particular day, Pipkin was animated about what he described as the "war on rural Maryland" being waged by Gov. Martin O'Malley.
    HometownAnnapolis.com
  • Pro-business group gives high marks to Cecil’s GOP legislators (cecilwhig.com)
    Jun 23, 2011
    The Maryland Business for Responsive Government's annual legislative ratings fall along political lines this year for Cecil County's delegation. The county's six Republican legislators - Senators Nancy Jacobs and E.J. Pipkin and Delegates Glenn Glass ...
    Cecil Whig
  • Senator responds to column on tolls (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Jun 13, 2011
    Nancy Jacobs obviously read this morning's Getting There column in The Sun, in which I contended that the Maryland Transportation ... I admire the way Jacobs and her colleague, Sen. E. J. Pipkin, are representing their constituents. They are more than ...
    Weblogs.baltimoresun.com

Blogs

  • O'Malley disses Md's Eastern Shore | Mark Newgent | Local Opinion ... (washingtonexaminer.com)
    May 23, 2011
    O'Malley's neglect merely reinforces the perception that he is punishing his enemies and rewarding his friends. It also gives more credence to what Eastern Shore legislators Senator EJ Pipkin (R) and Delegate Mike Smigiel (R) call ...
    Examiner Local Opinion Zone RSS
  • added @ 2011-05-23T18:45:00 (added.livejournal.com)
    May 23, 2011
    I was a cashier at Kmart, a baker and a cashier at Redner's Markets (based out of Pennsylvania), a waitress for a country club, an intern for Senator E.J. Pipkin, a collections agent and a minion of a company who works for the ...
    meet new friends
  • Maryland's Modern Day Highwaymen - Fri20May2011 Maryland's Modern ... (carrollstandard.com)
    May 20, 2011
    MD Senate GOP: Senator E.J. Pipkin (R. Upper Shore 36) called the Maryland Transportation Authority's proposed toll increase.
    Carroll Standard
  • Maryland's Modern Day Highwaymen - Fri20May2011 Maryland's Modern ... (carrollstandard.com)
    May 20, 2011
    MD Senate GOP: Senator E.J. Pipkin (R. Upper Shore 36) called the Maryland Transportation Authority's proposed toll increase.
    Carroll Standard
  • Red Maryland: What About the Shore Governor? (redmaryland.blogspot.com)
    May 19, 2011
    It also gives more credence to what Eastern Shore legislators Senator EJ Pipkin (R) and Delegate Mike Smigiel (R) call O'Malley's war on rural Maryland. Bookmark and Share. Posted by Mark Newgent at 5/19/2011 03:19:00 PM ...
    Red Maryland
  • New Cecil County Ethics Code Could Alter Political Landscape ... (ceciltimes.com)
    May 18, 2011
    ... a technician for Verizon with no business interests who ran as a Constitution Party candidate last year, or Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-36), a former junk bond trader in New York who cashed out much of his business profits years ago. ...
    Cecil Times
  • The Dysfunction of Maryland Politics and The National Scene » From ... (cecilcalvert.com)
    May 18, 2011
    Senator E.J. Pipkin (R. Upper Shore 36) called the Maryland Transportation Authority's proposed toll increase “outrageous” and said, “The proposed tolls give the term 'highway robbery' a new meaning.” Pipkin said the “sky-high tolls ...
    The Dysfunction of Maryland Politics and The National Scene
  • Delegate Kathy Afzali » Busy Week (delegatekathyafzali.com)
    May 18, 2011
    Kathy also attended an event for Senator Chris Shank of Washington County. I attended with her and really appreciated what Senator Shank shared with us, as well as Delegate Neil Parrott, and Senator E.J. Pipkin. ...
    Delegate Kathy Afzali
  • RightCoast: Highway Robbery: Maryland (rightcoastconservative.blogspot.com)
    May 18, 2011
    Senator E.J. Pipkin (R. Upper Shore 36) called the Maryland Transportation Authority's proposed toll increase “outrageous” and said, “The proposed tolls give the term 'highway robbery' a new meaning.” Pipkin said the “sky-high tolls ...
    rightcoast
  • Cecil County Budget: Commissioners Make Sort-of Decisions, Clear ... (ceciltimes.com)
    May 18, 2011
    ... and he has tried to advance an as yet unsupported plan through a tri-county regional development council, to potentially find a home for a politically well-connected Republican tied to State Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-36). ...
    Cecil Times
  • Bay Bridge toll could double « U.S. Constitutional Free Press (usconstitutionalfreepress.wordpress.com)
    May 16, 2011
    Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, described the proposed increases as “outrageous.” He said they show how “out of touch” Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is with the average working family. ...
    U.S. Constitutional Free Press
  • Cecil County Commissioners Slapped on Wrist by State Open Meetings ... (ceciltimes.com)
    May 15, 2011
    A state open meetings board has slapped the Cecil County Commissioners on the wrists for going behind closed doors in 2010 to hire a lobbyist to oppose two bills pushed in Annapolis by state Sen. E.J. Pipkin and Del. ...
    Cecil Times
  • Transportation officials say ICC is not to blame for toll hikes ... (marylandreporter.com)
    May 15, 2011
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, put out a statement soon after they were announced. He has unsuccessfully tried to pass legislation that would require the Transportation Authority to get legislative approval for any toll increases. ...
    marylandreporter.com
  • Md. transportation officials propose toll hikes | The Associated ... (washingtonexaminer.com)
    May 13, 2011
    Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, described the proposed increases as "outrageous." He said they show how "out of touch" Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is with the average working family. ...
    Examiner RSS
  • Md. casinos should not require voter approval, senator says ... (washingtonexaminer.com)
    May 13, 2011
    Maryland Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin says the state should stop requiring a public vote on changes to its slots and gaming laws. Pipkin, the Senate minority whip, said he expects bills to gain traction in House and Senate this General ...
    Examiner RSS
  • Md. Transportation Officials Propose Toll Hikes « CBS Baltimore (baltimore.cbslocal.com)
    May 13, 2011
    State Senator E.J. Pipkin has many objections. “The scope of the increase, 300 percent increase, name one working family in Maryland who's seen a 300 percent increase in their income,” Pipkin said. “It's very difficult. ...
    CBS Baltimore
  • Md. Transportation Officials Propose Toll Hikes - Project Economy ... (wbaltv.com)
    May 13, 2011
    I personally think they should have bitten the bullet two, three, four years ago." But state Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Eastern Shore, said he thinks the proposed increases are outrageous. Pipkin told WBAL Radio that it will be devastating for ...
    WBALTV.com - Money Headlines
  • State Roundup, May 13, 2011 – MarylandReporter.com (marylandreporter.com)
    May 13, 2011
    Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley told Dresser that the state's roads and bridges are getting to the age where they need serious rehabilitation, and toll increases will pay for it. And Sen. E.J. Pipkin tells Dresser that he ...
    marylandreporter.com
  • Maryland Politics: GOP senator: Toll increases are 'highway ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    May 13, 2011
    State Sen. E.J. Pipkin says the Maryland Transportation Authority's plan to hike tolls "delivers a one-two punch" to commuters and travelers who are already feeling the pinch from gas prices hovering around $4 per gallon. ...
    Maryland Politics
  • Getting There: Senator blasts proposed toll increases - Baltimore ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    May 12, 2011
    Senator blasts proposed toll increases. The Senate's leading critic of the toll authority, Republican E. J. Pipkin from the Upper Eastern Shore, denounced the proposed increases as "outrageous." "It just shows how out of touch the ...
    Getting There
  • Explore Howard: Steep increase in Maryland tolls proposed (explorehoward.com)
    May 12, 2011
    "It just shows how out of touch the O'Malley administration is with the average working family," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, a Republican from the upper Eastern Shore. "Do you think the average family income in Maryland has gone up 300 ...
    Explore Howard: News
  • Explore Baltimore County: Steep increase in Maryland tolls proposed (explorebaltimorecounty.com)
    May 12, 2011
    "It just shows how out of touch the O'Malley administration is with the average working family," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, a Republican from the upper Eastern Shore. "Do you think the average family income in Maryland has gone up 300 ...
    Explore Baltimore County: News
  • The Bay Times - Stevensville, MD > Archives > News > Richter ... (kibaytimes.com)
    May 11, 2011
    Richardson cited a prior peace order served on Richter as evidence of his trouble with authority. According to court records, Alisa K. Pipkin, the wife of Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore, was granted a peace order in October 2004 ...
    News from kibaytimes.com
  • Dillman Out As Head of Planning Group; Cecil County Ponders Taking ... (ceciltimes.com)
    May 9, 2011
    ... Council to agree on a proposed “scope of work” for the remnants of the Council in FY12 that would cost $37185, much of which would be allocated to a local “telemedicine” initiative advocated by state Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-36) and Del. ...
    Cecil Times
  • Wednesday, May 18, Update with Andy Harris | Cecil County ... (cecilcountyrepublicanclub.org)
    May 4, 2011
    Representative Dr. Andy Harris and State Senator E.J. Pipkin. Delegates Jay Jacobs, Steve Hershey and Michael Smigiel. Kent County Commissioner Alex Rasin. Wednesday, May 18, 2011. 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.. Galena Volunteer Fire Hall, ...
    Cecil County Republican Club
  • Wednesday, May 18, Legislative update | Cecil County Republican Club (cecilcountyrepublicanclub.org)
    May 4, 2011
    Maryland Senator E.J. Pipkin. Maryland Delegates Jay Jacobs, Steve Hershey, and Michael Smigiel. Kent County Commissioner Alex Rasin. Sponsored by. Wednesday, May 18, 2011. 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.. Galena Volunteer Fire Hall, Galena, ...
    Cecil County Republican Club
  • The Bay Times - Stevensville, MD > News > Delegation voices ... (kibaytimes.com)
    May 4, 2011
    ... year's session and told the business community how they felt at the annual Queen Anne's County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast on April 21. "This administration is waging a war on rural Maryland," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin. ...
    News from kibaytimes.com
  • Pipkin says debate over them was constructive - Bay Times (kibaytimes.com)
    Apr 27, 2011
    ANNAPOLIS Two bills introduced by Sen. E.J. Pipkin dealing with the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge failed once again to win approval in the Maryland General Assembly this year, but one of them got a lot farther than it had in ...
    News from kibaytimes.com
  • Md. Senators Pass Immigrant In-State Tuition Bill « Allan ... (kittleman.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, noted how the state has been enduring budget cuts for years, and he cited the closing of a mental health facility on the Eastern Shore as an example of how longtime citizens have lost services during the ...
    Allan Kittleman - State Senate, District 9
  • Alcohol tax advances in Md. with education funds « Allan Kittleman ... (kittleman.com)
    Apr 13, 2011
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Cecil, pointed out that school districts on other parts of the state are being told to either make cuts or raise property taxes to fill budget gaps. He questioned why two school districts should benefit so much from ...
    Allan Kittleman - State Senate, District 9
  • General Assembly passes tax hike in final hours— Maryland Health ... (healthcareforall.com)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36) of Elkton said the decision to add school construction dollars to the plan was politically motivated and offered an amendment to change the distribution of funds across the counties. ...
    Maryland Health Care for All Coalition
  • Alcohol Tax, Immigrant In-State Tuition Bills Pass Md. Legislature (feeds.wamu.org)
    Apr 12, 2011
    Republican State Senator EJ Pipkin was among the opponents of the tax hike. "The most regressionary of taxes that you can get. The poorest of the poor will pay the same in this increase in tax, as the richest of the rich," Pipkin said ...
    WAMU: Local News
  • Monday, April 11, 2011 (mdprays.wordpress.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    State Senator EJ Pipkin (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's) ej.pipkin@senate.state.md.us. State Senator Richard Colburn (Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, Wicomico) richard.colburn@senate.state.md.us. State Senator James Mathias (Somerset ...
    Free State Prayer Slate
  • HEROES & VILLAINS: Who Killed the Maryland Offshore Wind Bill? Who ... (chesapeakeclimate.org)
    Apr 11, 2011
    VILLAIN: Senator E.J. Pipkin (R-Dist. 36). Known for his scorched-earth conservatism, Senator Pipkin pulled out all the stops in the Senate Finance Committee. He essentially filibustered most of the committee's work sessions, ...
    CCAN Blog
  • No Bail for Richter in Shooting | News | shoreupdate.com (shoreupdate.com)
    Apr 11, 2011
    Richardson also said the wife of Senator E.J. Pipkin, R-36-Upper Shore, previously had to seek a protective order against Richter. According to court records, Alisa K. Pipkin was granted a peace order in October 2004 that ordered ...
    shoreupdate.com
  • RightCoast: Bay Bridge Safety Legislation in Trouble (rightcoastconservative.blogspot.com)
    Apr 9, 2011
    Senator EJ Pipkin has sponsored a bill SB458, which would codify best practices for the Maryland Department of Transportation to adopt for its safety inspections of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The bill passed the Senate 47-0. ...
    RightCoast
  • Red Maryland: Bay Bridge Safety Legislation in Trouble (redmaryland.blogspot.com)
    Apr 9, 2011
    Senator EJ Pipkin has sponsored a bill SB458, which would codify best practices for the Maryland Department of Transportation to adopt for its safety inspections of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The bill passed the Senate 47-0. ...
    Red Maryland
  • Environmentalists reply to Pipkin on offshore wind (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
    The other day I geted objections to the offshore wind project from Sen. EJ Pipkin. He wonders, among other things, why it doesn't have a requirement to put the windmills in Maryland waters, why the components aren't required to be made ...
    Jay Hancock's blog
  • The Power Transition: Wind doesn't beach whales / Turbine prices ... (thepowertransition.com)
    Apr 6, 2011
    Maryland republican state senator E.J. Pipkin put out a top-eight list of reasons he hates the MD offshore wind bill. Stupid reasons: the power line need not land in Maryland, and there's no guarantee the actual power will go to ...
    The Power Transition
  • Camp Liberty's Freedom Blog » Interweb Radio Right Wing Extremist ... (realitybasedbob.sayanythingblog.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    Richter also was involved in a dispute with state Sen. E.J. Pipkin after Richter allegedly painted swastikas and “Vote Pipkin” on a car he owned and parked in a prominent place along the roadside. The car was towed by Queen Anne's ...
    Camp Liberty's Freedom Blog
  • Jay Hancock's blog: E.J. Pipkin's objections to offshore wind bill ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    If this is the extent of Sen. Pipkin's concerns, we might be getting somewhere. They are all addressed by the bill. 1-4 would be illegal under the commerce clause of the constitution. We can't pass a law that prohibits another state ...
    Jay Hancock's blog
  • Jay Hancock's blog: Conference offers government shutdown ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    ... Senator: Why did the Fed bail out Gadhafi? Most Recent Comments. Paul Ryan tells U.S. a message it needs to hear (3) Les wrote: There were HMOs in Medicare under t... [more]; E.J. Pipkin's objections to offshore wind bill (1) ...
    Jay Hancock's blog
  • Jay Hancock's blog: Paul Ryan tells U.S. a message it needs to ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 5, 2011
    ... Senator: Why did the Fed bail out Gadhafi? Most Recent Comments. Paul Ryan tells U.S. a message it needs to hear (3) Les wrote: There were HMOs in Medicare under t... [more]; E.J. Pipkin's objections to offshore wind bill (1) ...
    Jay Hancock's blog
  • Jay Hancock's blog: McDonald's hiring of 50000: It's the turnover ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Apr 4, 2011
    E.J. Pipkin's objections to offshore wind bill (2) Brad Heavner wrote: If this is the extent of Sen. Pipki... [more]; Hanke: Idea of vanishing energy reserves is nonsense (3) Stuart Levine wrote: Apparently, nature does not increas. ...
    Jay Hancock's blog
  • Blog: Discrimination stories, frivolous lawsuits dominate Senate ... (marylandreporter.com)
    Apr 1, 2011
    Nobody disagreed with Kelley's argument, but Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Upper Shore, brought up another issue. Nationwide, there are lawyers who work with disabled people who go to older restaurants or other facilities. ...
    MarylandReporter.com
  • Kline Online: I've taken the liberty... (klineonline.blogspot.com)
    Mar 30, 2011
    Be that as it may, my senator, EJ Pipkin, and a lot of other GOP state senators have decided to oppose the text message ban as an unmitigated attack on civil liberties. A sweeping intrusion of the nanny state government brought to you ...
    Kline Online
  • Senators Question Budget, Alcohol Tax Hike — Maryland (localxoo.com)
    Mar 29, 2011
    Senator Verna Jones-Rodwell, the bill's sponsor says the District of Columbia imposes a similar tax. The proposal is an alternative to a larger increase in the excise tax on alcohol. That tax hike was proposed as a way to fund programs for ... Republican Senators Allan Kittleman and E.J. Pipkin both questioned why most of the money in the sales tax hike is going to be used to restore funds that would have been cut for schools in Baltimore City and Prince George's County. ...
    Maryland — Maryland
  • Maryland Politics: Miller defends the alcohol tax - Politics and ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 29, 2011
    asked Senator E.J. Pipkin, an Eastern Shore Republican. The Senate gave an initial nod to the plan this morning, which would add one percent a year for three years to the current six percent sales tax on beer, wine and liquor. ...
    Maryland Politics
  • Video: Sen. E.J. Pipkin details problems with the wind farm ... (marylandreporter.com)
    Mar 28, 2011
    Video: Sen. E.J. Pipkin details problems with the wind farm proposal. March 28, 2011. Sen. E.J. Pipkin details issues he has with Gov. Martin O'Malley's offshore wind farm proposal. ...
    MarylandReporter.com
  • RightCoast: Maryland Sen. Pipkin Critiques Off-Shore Wind Proposal (rightcoastconservative.blogspot.com)
    Mar 28, 2011
    Maryland Sen. Pipkin Critiques Off-Shore Wind Proposal. Senate Minority Whip E.J. Pipkin is interviewed by reporter Len Lazarick about the shortfalls in Gov. Martin O'Malley's off-shore wind energy legislation during the weekly video ...
    RightCoast
  • Maryland Senate Republican Slate goes on the Offensive regarding O ... (cecilcalvert.com)
    Mar 22, 2011
    For these reason, we believe it is important that an independent review of this proposed provider tax be undertaken by your office. Sincerely,. Senator David R. Brinkley Senator EJ Pipkin. Ranking Minority Member Ranking Minority Member ...
    The Dysfunction of Maryland Politics and The National Scene
  • EJ Pipkin Tries To Push Purple Line Cost Onto Counties (sbynews.blogspot.com)
    Mar 21, 2011
    Maryland's leading Republican senator is urging lawmakers to saddle Maryland's Washington suburbs with the billion-dollar cost of the region's planned Purple Line rail, while letting rural counties off the hook. "[This bill] comes out of the frustration of representing a rural area and watching highway user revenues draw down to the point where we can't repair our roads," said Senate Minority Whip EJ Pipkin, of the Eastern Shore. "And yet we're watching news conferences ...
    Salisbury News
  • The Chestertown Spy - Kent County GOP Gather to Toast Reagan and ... (chestertownspy.com)
    Mar 21, 2011
    In attendance were: Pat Daly, District Director for U.S. Congressman Andy Harris; State Senator E.J. Pipkin; District 36 Delegates Steve Hershey, Jay Jacobs, and Michael Smigiel; Sheriff John Price; Judge of the Orphans Court Harry T. ...
    The Chestertown Spy
  • Md. Lawmakers Discuss Gas, Alcohol Tax Increases (baltimore.cbslocal.com)
    Mar 17, 2011
    “A gas tax increase or an alcohol tax increase or a snack tax increase or a utility tax increase–all of those are still on the table in the general assembly today,” said EJ Pipkin. State Senator Pipkin proposes taking some of the ...
    CBS Baltimore
  • Friday, March 11, 2011 (mdprays.wordpress.com)
    Mar 11, 2011
    State Senator EJ Pipkin (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne's) ej.pipkin@senate.state.md.us. State Senator Richard Colburn (Caroline, Dorchester, Talbot, Wicomico) richard.colburn@senate.state.md.us. State Senator James Mathias (Somerset ...
    Free State Prayer Slate
  • Bluetooth For The Car » Blog Archive » Maryland Senate Steepens ... (bluetoothforthecar.com)
    Mar 9, 2011
    The Senate's version of the bill is sponsored by Senator Brochin. “This law goes to the core of the state invading the car” Senate Minority leader E.J. Pipkin said. He went on to say “Regulating such a common behavior makes a mockery of ...
    Bluetooth For The Car
  • Maryland Politics: Debate over in-state tuition for illegal ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Mar 9, 2011
    The motion was overwhelmingly rejected, but senators are bracing for a series of amendments. Opposition so far is being led by Sen. EJ Pipkin who is currently arguing that the proposed state law would be an affront to established ...
    Maryland Politics
  • Cecil County Commish Split on Pipkin Teacher Pensions Bill ... (ceciltimes.com)
    Mar 1, 2011
    The evolving political split among the Cecil County Commissioners came into play Tuesday when two commissioners tried to get the Board go on record against proposed state legislation, sponsored by state Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-36), ...
    Cecil Times
  • Senate Passes Gay Marriage Bill - Politics News Story - WBAL Baltimore (wbaltv.com)
    Feb 25, 2011
    One senator urged the body to consider civil unions first. "We never really took a test drive as to whether we could have solved this without going this route," said Sen. E.J. Pipkin, R-Eastern Shore. ...
    WBALTV.com - Local News
  • The Queen Anne's Torch: Anatomy of a Smear (qactorch.blogspot.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    Storm and his anti-growth crowd are a fifth column, in what Senator EJ Pipkin and, Delegate Mike Smigiel call the war on rural Maryland. Economic growth no matter how sensible or how needed is spat upon, and property rights are held in ...
    The Queen Anne's Torch
  • Red Maryland: It Aint About the Cow (redmaryland.blogspot.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    Storm and his anti-growth crowd are a fifth column, in what Senator EJ Pipkin and, Delegate Mike Smigiel call the war on rural Maryland. Economic growth no matter how sensible or how needed is spat upon, and property rights are held in ...
    Red Maryland
  • Second Opinion: Gay marriage: The debate has changed - Baltimore ... (weblogs.baltimoresun.com)
    Feb 24, 2011
    When Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin of the Eastern Shore said he would vote against the bill — not because he objects to gay marriage, necessarily, but because he would prefer an interim step of allowing civil unions — times have changed. ...
    Second Opinion
  • Potential Impact of Septic Ban in Rural Counties Analyzed ... (conduitstreet.mdcounties.org)
    Feb 22, 2011
    Eastern Shore State legislators Senator E.J. Pipkin and Delegate Michael Smigiel have launched a website in response to Governor Martin O'Malley's support of the proposed ban on septics. Entitled, “The War on Rural Maryland“ the site ...
    Conduit Street
  • The war on rural Maryland | War on Rural Maryland (waronruralmaryland.com)
    Feb 20, 2011
    In response to legislation prohibiting septic systems in rural developments, State Senator E.J. Pipkin and Delegate Michael Smigiel created a website called The War on Rural Maryland. It's no secret that people in Maryland care about ...
    War on Rural Maryland
  • Gazette Reports that Senator Pipkin and Delegate Smigiel Launch ... (someonenoticed.wordpress.com)
    Feb 19, 2011
    After Governor Martin O'Malley announced that he would attempt to outlaw all developments of five or more homes from operating on septic systems, Senator EJ Pipkin and Delegate Michael Smigiel objected to the proposal. ...
    Someone Noticed
  • Leaving a Legacy of Smart Growth | Planetizen (planetizen.com)
    Feb 19, 2011
    [State Senator E.J.] Pipkin pointed out that residents in built-up areas often resist packing in more population because of concerns about congestion and other quality-of-life issues. "The challenge is, we don't have the buy-in from ...
    Planetizen - Urban Planning, Design and Development Network
  • The war on rural Maryland : monoblogue (monoblogue.us)
    Feb 17, 2011
    In response to legislation prohibiting septic systems in rural developments, State Senator E.J. Pipkin and Delegate Michael Smigiel created a website called The War on Rural Maryland. It's no secret that people in Maryland care about ...
    monoblogue
  • Federal Telemedicine News: Bill to Establish Task Force (telemedicinenews.blogspot.com)
    Feb 16, 2011
    Maryland State Senator E. J. Pipkin on February 4, 2011 introduced Senate Bill 406 to establish a Task Force in the state. The Task Force would study the use of telemedicine in medically underserved populations to determine how to use ...
    Federal Telemedicine News
  • Senator Pipkin: It's a War on Rural Maryland | The War on Rural ... (waronruralmaryland.wordpress.com)
    Feb 14, 2011
    Senate Minority Whip E.J. Pipkin, a Republican who represents rural counties on the Eastern Shore, shook his head at hearing the governor's suggestion. “It's a war on rural Maryland and a war on property rights,” Pipkin said. ...
    The War on Rural Maryland
  • Greater Greater Week in Review: February 6-12, 2011 - Greater ... (greatergreaterwashington.org)
    Feb 13, 2011
    The Purple and Red Lines will benefit all of Maryland: Maryland state senator E.J. Pipkin of Cecil County is drafting legislation to require counties to pay for constructing mass transit projects by themselves without state help. ...
    Greater Greater Washington
  • Senator Pipkin, the Purple Line, and Taxes (sarahsaysblog.com)
    Feb 11, 2011
    State Senator and Minority Whip EJ Pipkin from Cecil County is drafting a bill that would, according to Hayley Peterson of the Examiner, "create an independent taxing authority to collect revenue for the rails," ie the Purple Line, ...
    Sarah Says
  • The Purple and Red Lines will benefit all of Maryland - Greater ... (greatergreaterwashington.org)
    Feb 9, 2011
    Maryland state senator E.J. Pipkin of Cecil County is drafting legislation to require counties to pay for constructing mass transit projects by themselves without state help. They would still be required to contribute to the state's ...
    Greater Greater Washington
  • Red Meat Conservative: MD-Senate: It's Minority Leader Nancy Jacobs! (redmeatconservative.blogspot.com)
    Jan 23, 2011
    I certainly didn't expect it to happen, but Senator Jacobs was elected Minority Leader. In further good news, Brinckly will no longer be Whip either, as he was replaced with E.J. Pipkin. Senator Pipkin is not as stellar as Jacobs, ...
    Red Meat Conservative
  • Nancy Jacobs Elected Senate GOP Leader; Pipkin Named Whip | Cecil ... (ceciltimes.com)
    Jan 22, 2011
    Commenting on her election as Minority Leader, Jacobs wrote on her Facebook page: “I'm honored to have been chosen leader of our Republican Senate Caucus. I'm looking forward to serving with Senator E. J. Pipkin our new Minority Whip. ...
    Cecil Times
  • Senate Republicans Elect New Leadership; Jacobs as Minority Leader ... (daggerpress.com)
    Jan 22, 2011
    Today, Republican State Senators elected Senator Nancy Jacobs (R-34th) to serve as the Minority Leader and Senator E.J. Pipkin (R-36th) to serve as the Minority Whip for the 2011 legislative session. ...
    The Dagger | Harford County News With an Edge
  • Red Maryland: Congratulations to Senator Jacobs (redmaryland.blogspot.com)
    Jan 22, 2011
    We are very excited about Senator E.J. Pipkin being elected as Whip. He is a true fiscal conservative that understands the budget and how to move Maryland forward. He is a voice of the people and the Maryland republicans are lucky to ...
    Red Maryland
  • Maryland traffic cameras–discussion of the controversial use of ... (wirelesshomesecurity-camera.com)
    Jan 9, 2011
    “It's another troubling step towards Big Brother,” said senator E.J. Pipkin (R-dist. 36). Lose right to face accuser–when a traffic camera snaps to a photo of your license plate, a ticket is automatically generated and sent to the ...
    wirelesshomesecurity-camera.com
  • State Media Outlets Are Predicting That Senator EJ Pipkin and ... (someonenoticed.wordpress.com)
    Nov 3, 2010
    State media outlets are predicting that State Senator EJ Pipkin and Delegate Mike Smigiel will be reelected.
    Someone Noticed
  • Ej pipkin (eulalie.18blogs.co.cc)
    Aug 13, 2010
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  • MD State Senator EJ Pipkin: 2010 Session Was the Tipping Point! (cecilyoungrepublican.com)
    Apr 15, 2010
    THE 2010 GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION – BUSINESS AS USUAL Once again, the Assembly refused to bite the bullet and chose business as usual. The General Assembly refused to make tough choices to balance the budget that would overcome the ...
    Cecil County Young Republicans Club
  • SENATOR PIPKIN SENDS SCATHING LETTER TO DHMH SECRETARY COLMERS (delmarvatowncrier.com)
    Oct 7, 2009
    Senator EJ Pipkin (District 36 Upper Shore) responded to Secretary Colmers' October 5th letter regarding the Upper Shore Community Mental Health Center (USCMHC) today. “The Secretary is dug in and refuses to consider leaving the Center ...
    Delmarva Town Crier
  • ej pipkin sponsors bill to kill icc (thewashcycle.com)
    Mar 27, 2009
    maryland state senator ej pipkin sponsored a bill to stop spending on the icc (one would assume this would include the trail). back in 2005 ej pipkin (r-district 36, queen anne's county) voted in favor of a bill to add a bike path to ...
    thewashcycle
  • Senator Pipkin Town Hall meeting – January 28, 2009 « Citizens For ... (wordpress.centreville-md.net)
    Jan 28, 2009
    Senator E.J. Pipkin (R. Upper Shore 36) will host a town hall meeting in Annapolis on Wednesday, January 28th, from 6pm to 8pm, in the Miller Senate Conference Room West, 11 Bladen Street. The meeting is free and open to the public. ...
    Citizens For Greater Centreville
  • stop maryland tax hikes - senator ej pipkin (dougweb.com)
    Jun 29, 2008
    senator you rock! i always wondered if anyone in annapolis was paying attention to the little guy. i mean the middle class that are paying the bulk of all of these increases in property tax and sales tax. where is all of the cash going ...
    faster, better...
  • Red Maryland: Maryland 1st Congressional Race (redmaryland.blogspot.com)
    Feb 6, 2008
    District 1, on the other hand, is pitting incumbant liberal Republican Wayne Gilchrest up against moderate Republican State Senator E.J. Pipkin against far-right wing conservative Republican State Senator Andy Harris. ...
    Red Maryland
  • maryland and illegals: 2008 general assembly sign gets (developing) (blueridgeforum.com)
    Jan 22, 2008
    state senator ej pipkin sb84 state government - public benefits and services - illegal aliens. no hearing date yet set - - - check bill link frequently. state senators brochin, greenip, harris, and stone sb93 vehicle laws - drivers' ...
    blueridgeforum
  • ej pipkin deceives in campaign mailer (onebigdog.net)
    Jan 19, 2008
    maryland senator ej pipkin is running for the 1st congressional seat in maryland. pipkin has been a state senator for a while and he has run for the us senate several times and i voted for him. he deiced to jump into the race against ...
    big dogs weblog
  • senator ej pipkin announces that he will run for congress (cecilcountyblog.blogspot.com)
    Nov 29, 2007
    senator ej pipkin is going to announce tomorrow that he is a candidate for congress. stay turn.
    cecil county blog
  • 20070711 Senator Pipkin: “MACo E-Mail Shameless Blueprint To Force ... (kevindayhoff.blogspot.com)
    Jul 12, 2007
    Senator EJ Pipkin (R. Upper Shore 36) voiced outrage at “fear and strong-arm tactics to force counties to support tax increases.” He pointed to an e-mail, prompted by the O'Malley administration and sent on July 5 by the Maryland ...
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