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Moore’s pick to lead State Police faces tough battle for confirmation in Maryland Senate

March 13, 2023

Gov. Wes Moore (D) is standing behind his nominee to lead the Maryland State Police, even as some lawmakers are pushing back on his nomination, in what is so far the biggest fight over a Cabinet-level appointment for the new administration. Two weeks ago, Moore nominated Lt. Col. Roland L. Butler Jr. to serve as Maryland State Police superintendent. If confirmed he would be the first Black man to lead the agency.


Article Source: Maryland Matters

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