House Speaker Michael Busch is scheduled to swear in a new member of the Maryland House of Delegates.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has named a Bowie State University official and former state lawmaker to fill the seat of ousted Prince George’s County Delegate Tiffany Alston.
The state’s highest court has ruled that former delegate Tiffany Alston will not get her seat back and that the governor can fill the vacancy in Prince George’s County.
A newspaper is reporting that a former delegate to the Maryland state House declared bankruptcy while she was running for her seat and just before using state money for personal expenses.
The Maryland Court of Appeals has temporarily put on hold a judge’s decision regarding former Delegate Tiffany Alston and the man who wants to replace her.
Former Delegate Tiffany Alston automatically lost her seat in the Maryland House of Delegates when she was convicted of misconduct in office in October, and a Prince George’s County committee can withdraw the name of a former drug dealer it nominated to replace her, a judge ruled Wednesday.
A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge is expected to make a ruling soon over a variety of issues relating to the status of a seat in the House of Delegates.
A judge is scheduled to hold a hearing over matters related to a vacant seat in the Maryland House of Delegates.
A judge says the nomination of a Prince George’s County businessman to fill a seat in the House of Delegates once held by Tiffany Alston should be reviewed by the court.
Delegate Tiffany Alston was effectively removed from office last month when she was sentenced for misconduct and waived her rights to appeal in a plea agreement, Attorney General Doug Gansler wrote in an opinion Tuesday.
Maryland’s governor is asking Prince George’s County lawmakers to withdraw the name of a replacement for Delegate Tiffany Alston. The governor is asking lawmakers to wait until the attorney general rules on whether the seat is vacant.
A Maryland lawmaker removed from office for misconduct will fight to be reinstated, arguing that because her punishment was modified to probation, she is eligible to serve, her attorneys said Tuesday.