Possible witness list for Currie trial
Judge Richard Bennett read off a list of potential witnesses or people who could be mentioned during the course of the four to six week trial, Sun reported Tricia Bishop listed some of the names:
Lt. Gov Anthony G. Brown; Rep. Elijah E. Cummings; former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich; former Maryland Del. Robert L. Flanagan; Sen. Jennie M. Forehand; Sen. Brian E. Frosh; former Sen. John A. Giannetti Jr.; Sen. Lisa A. Gladden; lobbyist Gilbert Genn; former Sen. Barbara A. Hoffman; former Sen. Paula C. Hollinger; Rep. Steny Hoyer; Freeman A. Hrabowski III; former Sen. Gloria G. Lawlah; former Del. Timothy Maloney; Aris Melissaratos, former secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development; Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller; Gov. Martin O’Malley; former State Highway Administrator Neil Pedersen; Sen. Paul G. Pinsky; former Baltimore Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke; and former Sen. J. Lowell Stoltzfus.
Also, potential top staffers would could be called or mentioned include: O'Malley's top lobbyist Joseph Bryce and Miller's chief of staff Victoria Gruber. Other notable officials include former Ehrlich chief of staff James "Chip" DiPaula, former O'Malley Business and Economic Development Secretary David Edgerley and former O'Malley Transportation Secretary John Porcari, who now works for the U.S. Department of Transportation.