Maryland Sen. Jamie Raskin plans to introduce legislation next week that would require lawmakers and eventually thousands of government employees to file their financial disclosures electronically.
A new ethics panel of seven state senators will consider posting Maryland lawmakers’ financial disclosure statements online and establishing sanctions that could include fines for ethical transgressions, the panel’s chairman said Friday during the group’s first meeting.
A powerful state senator stripped of his chairmanship. Now, a legislative committee decides if he violated state ethics.
The director of the Maryland State Highway Administration’s procurement office is no longer with the agency four months after an audit found ethical lapses in the agency’s processes.
Growing calls for Senator Ulysses Currie to face ethics charges in the Maryland General Assembly despite his being acquitted on all charges in a federal bribery case.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake did not violate city ethics laws by voting on contracts involving Johns Hopkins University, despite her husband’s employment with a Hopkins subsidiary, Baltimore’s top lawyer reported Thursday.