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Former liquor commissioner sues new liquor board (and almost everyone else) to get job back

Former liquor commissioner sues new liquor board (and almost everyone else) to get job back

A former Baltimore City Liquor Board commissioner is suing Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Mike Miller, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and the current liquor board to get his old job back. 

Douglas H. Trotter, who served on the liquor board from last summer until the end of April, and Dale L. Watkins, whose boyfriend owns a liquor license in Baltimore City, filed suit Tuesday in Anne Arundel County circuit court claiming the state legislature exceeded its authority by effectively taking the power to appoint liquor commissioners from Hogan and giving it to the...

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