|The Maryland G.O.P. had a very busy June. Republicans have been meeting, organizing, developing new marketing and get-out-the-vote strategies, recruiting candidates, and putting conservatives in the position to take control of policy-making up and down ballot in the upcoming election cycles.|
In back-to-back weekends the MD GOP hosted two big events of the year. First, at the 2023 Spring Convention on June 9th and 10th, hundreds of Republicans from across the state gathered to hear from the party’s leaders and plan for the future of the state’s conservative movement. Then, on June 17th, they sold out of tickets for a fundraising event headlined by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem.Many county central committees also hosted their annual Lincoln Day Dinners last month. Guest speakers included Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy in Garrett County, House Freedom Caucus Chair Scott Perry in Baltimore County, and Representative Matt Gaetz in St. Mary’s County.
|In the news…Maryland’s gas tax goes up on July 1|
In spite of Republican efforts to end the annual gas tax increase, Governor Wes Moore and Maryland Democrats have blocked all legislation and ignored all calls to stop it. This means that gas prices went up on July 1st.
Biden's approval rating hits a new low as his age keeps going up “Biden’s approval rating has hit a new low, according to Pew Research Center, with just 35% of people approving of his job performance.”
Governor Wes Moore says crime is down, while claiming it's up at the same time
Governor Moore struggled to keep his stories straight in a speech he gave to the National Press Club, positioning himself for higher office, where he acknowledged that crime in Maryland is out of control.