Progressive Maryland BlogSpace Weekend Reader for Oct. 8, 2016

Media materials about Howard County’s push to publicly finance local elections, Congress’s lagging efforts to clean up the Bay, and the past week’s big political poll of Marylanders’ mindset at the moment.

: Media materials about Howard County’s push to publicly finance local elections, Congress’s lagging efforts to clean up the Bay, and the past week’s big political poll of Marylanders’ mindset at the moment.

 

  • ·         Alix Murdoch, federal policy director for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, called on the US Congress to back up the Bay cleanup’s success with more funding. Her argument won her appearances in both the major state aggregators, Maryland Reporter and Center Maryland.

 

  • ·         There was plenty of news drip-drip-dripped about the Washington Post-University of Maryland poll released during the past week, including Larry Hogan’s popularity fueled by his refusal to back Trump and Hillary Clinton’s double-digit lead in the state. But wonks (or would-be wonks) might want to check out the questions and responses in the raw.