ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Sen. James Robey will serve as Senate majority leader during his final year in the Maryland General Assembly.
The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1ahYZXN ) that Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. made the announcement Thursday.
The Howard County Democrat takes over from former Sen. Robert Garagiola (gair-ah-jee-OH'-lah). The Montgomery County Democrat recently retired from the Senate and is now with Alexander & Cleaver, a law firm with a major lobbying presence in Annapolis.
Robey has been a member of the Senate since 2007 but is not seeking re-election next year. He previously served as Howard County executive and county police chief.
Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com
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