Attorney General Gansler announced a public education campaign in cooperation with Facebook to help teens, parents and all digital consumers manage their online privacy and personal safety. The announcement was made as Attorney General Gansler convened the second day of the NAAG Presidential Initiative Summit, a gathering of attorneys general from across the nation to examine multiple issues that fall within the 2013 NAAG Presidential Initiative, Privacy in the Digital Age.
Attorney General Gansler was the featured guest on WBAL Sunday Morning's Weekend Q & A segment on March 24. He talked about a recent federal court ruling upholding Maryland's law requiring a "good and substantial reason" to carry a firearm; the gun safety legislation currently being considered in Annapolis; a domestic violence bill that creates an enhanced sentencing penalty for committing domestic violence in the presence of a child, which is the Attorney General's top legislative priority; his Internet privacy initiative as president of the National Association of Attorneys General; an update on the National Mortgage Settlement and the start of the fifth year of the Charm City Youth Lacrosse league.
Attorney General Gansler previews the Supreme Court hearing on Maryland's DNA law on a recent episode of The Kojo Nnamdi Show. The February 26 arguments centered on the constitutionality of Maryland's practice of taking DNA swabs upon arrest of suspected criminals in certain violent crimes. Visit http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2013-02-22/politics-hour/transcript to read the entire transcript of Attorney General Gansler's appearance on The Kojo Nnamdi show.
Attorney General Gansler, Baltimore City Council President Jack Young, Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein, Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger and Rev. S. Todd Yeary delivered opening remarks at the Attorney General's Forum on Gun Violence at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law on February 4.
Attorney General Gansler urges parents to educate their children about the dangers of alcohol use from an early age. It's never too early -- or too late -- to talk with your kids about smart ways to say no to alcohol. Visit AskListenLearn.com
During the 2012 Maryland State Education Association Annual Convention in Ocean City, MSEA President Betty Weller interviewed Attorney General Gansler about his work with MSEA as attorney general, the important role education has played in his life, and the teacher that had the biggest impact on his life.
Attorney General Gansler spoke about internet security and privacy to several hundred members of the state's business community at the Greater Baltimore Committee's Economic Outlook Conference.
Attorney General Gansler was a guest on C-SPAN's "The Communicators" program on August 18, discussing privacy and the Internet, which is his presidential initiative as head of the National Association of Attorneys General this year.
Attorney General Gansler is joined by Gov. Martin O'Malley in announcing the allocation of $60 million in mortgage settlement funds that will be largely used for housing-related programs.
Attorney General Gansler spent a day in Garrett County talking with elected officials and environmental leaders, taking a boat tour of Deep Creek Lake, visiting a hydroelectric dam and touring a wind farm.
Attorney General Gansler is in the hot seat for WBAL Sunday Morning's Q&A Segment. He discusses the recent Court of Appeals ruling nullifying the law that allows DNA collection upon arrest, several legislative victories from the 2012 General Assembly session and other topics.
Hours before the Maryland Senate passed a historic measure legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland, Attorney General Gansler appeared on WBAL with former Senator Clarence Mitchell IV to discuss his views on the issue.
AG Gansler sits down with WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi to discuss the national mortgage settlement.
Attorney General Doug Gansler testifies before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Jan. 31, 2012 in support of marriage equality legislation that would allow same-sex couples to marry in Maryland.
A longtime proponent of marriage equality, Attorney General Doug Gansler explains his support of legislation to allow same-sex marriages in Maryland.
Attorney General Doug Gansler to investigate illegal robo calls designed to suppress voters
Since taking office, Doug Gansler has distinguished himself by prosecuting polluters of the Chesapeake Bay, protecting consumers from corporate and insurance fraud, safeguarding the public from gangs, and attacking the underbelly of the Internet. More