Councilman Tom Quirk and Del. James Malone join students for Election Night Extravaganza event.
First District Councilman Tom Quirk and Del. James Malone joined members of University of Maryland, Baltimore County's Student Government Association for an Election Night Extravaganza in the Commons building. Aside from free pizza and soft drinks, attendees followed poll returns on a jumbo-screen television, played politically themed games and media coverage bingo.
Commercial e-mail pitch to constituents "getting close" to ethical limits, state counsel says. “I wouldn’t do anything unethical, illegal," responds Malone.
As a potentially deadly hurricane bore down on her Violetville home, Janice Bowen was taken aback by an Aug. 26 e-mail from her elected state representative, Del. James E. Malone, Jr. “You’re Never Alone…” read the e-mail subject line, alluding to Malone’s familiar political slogan. “My initial thought was that Delegate Malone was sending out information about the hurricane,” said Bowen, who retired after 32 years of service as a state employee. “As soon as I looked, I saw that it was a solicitation for a commercial enterprise. It did not sit right with me.” The e-mail was a pitch for Royal Plus, a privately owned disaster clean-up company based in Snow Hill, MD, for which Malone serves as director of business development. A solicitation …