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.
Prince George’s County Democrats have chosen businessman Greg Hall to replace Delegate Tiffany Alston in the Maryland General Assembly after she was convicted of paying a law firm employee with state money.
The Maryland General Assembly’s counsel says Delegate Tiffany Alston’s conviction for paying a law firm employee with state money permanently removes her from her term.
A Maryland lawmaker who pleaded guilty to settle two misconduct cases was automatically suspended from office without pay when a judge sentenced her, the state General Assembly counsel concluded in a legal opinion Wednesday.
A Maryland lawmaker’s future in office is uncertain after she entered a plea deal on Tuesday to settle two separate criminal cases for paying an employee in her law office $800 in state money and using campaign money to pay for wedding expenses.
Maryland’s highest court has indefinitely suspended Delegate Tiffany Alston’s license to practice law.
Maryland Delegate Tiffany Alston has been found guilty of misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office.
Jurors deliberated for more than three hours Monday without reaching a verdict in the case of a Maryland lawmaker accused of misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office.
Prosecutors say a Maryland lawmaker paid an employee of her law office with state funds after the firm’s bank account was closed.
A Prince George’s County delegate already facing charges of using campaign funds to pay for wedding expenses and the salary of a law firm employee is facing a second indictment.
A Maryland House committee has moved forward a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state.