Campaign 2014 picks up steam as Maryland’s candidates for governor step up the attack in television ad campaigns.
Republican Larry Hogan pledged Saturday that if he’s elected governor, he would fully restore money to local governments to fix roads in his first budget, while Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said he would work with counties to develop a new formula for local highway user funds.
Attorney General Doug Gansler is highlighting his plan to cut the corporate-income-tax rate to demonstrate he is the most willing of Maryland’s Democratic primary candidates for governor to do what’s needed to spur the economy after years of tax increases.
Del. Ron George is highlighting his experience as a longtime small business owner, two terms in Maryland’s House of Delegates and a focus on sparking greater economic development in Baltimore to set him apart from other candidates seeking the GOP nomination for governor of Maryland.
The Washington Post editorial board is endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in Maryland’s Democratic primary race for governor as the best candidate to attract and retain jobs.
A new Sun poll conducted by OpinionWorks looks at how candidates in the governor’s race are stacking up.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says his running mate in the governor’s race won’t be raising money during this year’s legislation despite having been cleared to do so.
Maryland Republican Larry Hogan says he’s planning to run for governor, even though he may not formally launch his campaign until January.
Del. Heather Mizeur is scheduled to announce her running mate in her bid for governor.
There’s more buzz about the Maryland gubernatorial race. Former Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele used a national platform to talk about entering the race.
Michael Steele, the former Maryland lieutenant governor who later had a bumpy tenure as Republican National Committee chairman before becoming a political analyst at MSNBC, said Monday he may run for governor in 2014.
The Republican president of the Frederick County Commissioners says he has formed a fundraising organization for a likely gubernatorial bid.