The consistent voice for small business and free market economics. Martin O’Malley led Maryland to negative job growth. The way out of a recession is not with policies that over-tax, over-regulate and chase good businesses out of state. Governor Hogan is indeed changing Maryland and making it more business friendly. His coalition of Democrats and Republicans are stalled by heavy handiness by the House and Senate leaders. Senator John Astle has voted with the Anti-Hogan side too often. Ron George’s business experience led to successes in the legislature including leading and winning the fight to successfully repeal the Tech Service Tax and put a cap on the Boat Excise Tax which has helped Maryland’s boating industry. Delegate Ron George was selected the 2008 and 2013 Legislator of the Year by the Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce and the Maryland Marine Trade Association.