Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Michael E. Busch (1947-2019)
MSA SC 3520-12196


Newspaper Articles:

"District 30 Leaves Big Shoes to Fill." The Baltimore Sun, 15 August 1994.

"Title Firms Targeted by Busch." The Baltimore Sun, 26 January 1995.

"HMO 'Patient Access' Approved by the House." The Baltimore Sun, 25 March 1995.

"Playing Field Upgrade in Works." The Capital (Annapolis), 13 December 1996.

"Germantown Field Upgrade Facing a Vote." The Capital (Annapolis), 5 September 1997.

"Bills Give Health Care Shot in Arm." The Capital (Annapolis), 18 April 1998.

"State's Problems With HMOs Still Unresolved." The Capital (Annapolis), 16 June 1998.

"State delegate passes up job in the private sector," The Baltimore Sun, 21 June 2000.

"Busch is choice as speaker of House." The Baltimore Sun, 3 December 2002.

"Democrats pick Busch as speaker." The Capital (Annapolis), 3 December 2002.

"In Maryland, Old Friends In New Roles." The Washington Post, 3 December 2002.

"Athlete Busch chose politics." The Capital (Annapolis), 30 December 2002.

"House speaker says he'll keep wish list short." The Baltimore Sun, 2 January 2003.

"Michael Busch: Maryland's Speaker of the House of Delegates." Bay Weekly, 16 January 2003.

"From the Speaker's Chair." The Baltimore Sun, 5 March 2003.

"Speaker seen as effectively mastering House." The Baltimore Sun, 10 April 2003.

"Busch is leaving his mark." The Sunday Capital (Annapolis), 20 April 2003.

"Delicate questions for Speaker Busch." The Baltimore Sun, 29 May 2003.

"As delegate, Busch not bound by Arundel panel, state says." The Baltimore Sun, 12 June 2003.

"Busch is Key Figure in Anticipated 2004 Annapolis Slots Battle." The Daily Record, 7 July 2003.

"Hall of Fame: Busch Brings an Array of Talent." The Capital (Annapolis), 23 January 2004.

"The Assembly's man in front of the train." The Baltimore Sun, 26 March 2004.

"Tax plan may cost speaker at home." The Baltimore Sun, 30 March 2004.

"No Support For Busch Ouster." The Baltimore Sun, 21 September 2004.

"Busch: I Had Slots Deal With Erlich." The Capital (Annapolis), 3 January 2005.

"Speaker of the People." The Daily Record, 28 January 2005.

"Speaker Busch Tackles Problems With Teamwork." The Frederick News-Post, 22 February 2005.

"Md. Speaker Could Control Fate of Slots." The Washington Post, 27 February 2005.

"Busch: Md. Must Look Away From Slots." The Baltimore Sun, 26 May 2005.

"Chamber Honors Busch, Belcher." The Capital (Annapolis), 3 June 2005.

"Busch Speaks Up." The Daily Record, 6 January 2006.

"Busch A Thorn In Side Of GOP." The Washington Post, 7 February 2006.

"Balancing Careers and Constituents." The Capital (Annapolis), 5 March 2006.

"Busch Calls for Cooperation on First Day of Session." The Baltimore Sun, 11 January 2007.

"Busch at Center of Term's Legacy." The Capital (Annapolis), 11 April 2010.

"Busch Brings Home the Bacon." The Capital (Annapolis), 14 April 2011.

"For Maryland's Same-Sex Marriage Bill, the Speaker who Changed his Perspective." The Washington Post, 10 April 2011.

"Busch Longest-Serving House Speaker in Maryland History." The Capital (Annapolis), 8 January 2012.

Barker, Jeff and Luke Broadwater. "Michael Busch, Champion of Schools and the Bay, and 'Coach' of Maryland House as its Long-Term Speaker, Dies." The Baltimore Sun, 7 April 2019.

Bernstein, Adam. "Michael Busch, Longest-Serving Speaker of Maryland's House, Dies at 72." The Washington Post, 7 April 2019.

Cox, Erin and Ovetta Wiggins. "Maryland House Will End Legislative Session Mourning its Longtime Leader." The Washington Post, 7 April 2019.

Davis, Phil. "The Legislative Legacy of Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch." The Baltimore Sun, 7 April 2019.

Green, Andrew A. "The Legend of Michael Erin Busch." The Baltimore Sun, 7 April 2019.

Wood, Pamela. "What's Next For Maryland House Following Death of Speaker Michael Busch? 'Keep Doing the Work of the People.'" The Baltimore Sun, 7 April 2019.

Other Materials:

2012 First Citizen Award Recipient - Remarks by Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse, State Archivist, on the occasion of the award presentation, March 7, 2012.

Maryland Manual On-Line.

Return to Michael E. Busch's Introductory Page

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