Anyone who watched last night’s Democratic gubernatorial forum knows it was a largely fact-free affair, especially when it came to Governor Hogan’s record of accomplishments for Maryland. While there were significant errors and omissions throughout the forum, we at the Maryland Republican Party thought it would be useful to correct the record on a few of the most notable falsehoods. See below for a few of the most outrageous distortions of the governor’s record, as well as the actual facts:
It has been a struggle to overcome partisanship in Annapolis to pass tax relief for Maryland's retirees, but today the Maryland General Assembly finally gave some taxpayers in Maryland a big win.
Last month, the Maryland Senate overwhelmingly passed Senator Bobby Zirkin’s much-needed Comprehensive Crime Bill 36 to 8. The bipartisan bill incorporates many of Governor Hogan’s reforms, including increased sentences for criminals who use a gun in the commission of the crime and closes a loophole that allows violent criminals to get out of prison early.