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Pittman, Arundel Transportation adopt Vision Zero Plan

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman signed an executive order to adopt the Anne Arundel County Vision Zero Plan. By doing so, Anne Arundel County joins the state of Maryland, and other jurisdictions in Maryland (including Prince Georges, Montgomery, Harford, Cecil, Baltimore and Baltimore City), in the commitment to reach zero deaths and serious injuries […]

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Arundel Aging and Disabilities launches assistive technology loan program

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities has launched its Assistive Technology Loan Program. The program will offer a range of equipment that will be available for loan or demonstrations at no cost. Program participants will have the ability to test equipment to help them identify what products best meet their needs. Assistive […]

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Pittman, Arundel health department address gun violence

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and Anne Arundel County Department of Health have released a strategic plan to reduce gun violence led by the county’s Gun Violence Intervention Team.  Using a structured public health approach, the plan identifies data-driven and evidence-based strategies that engage community members, law enforcement, mental and behavioral health agencies, and […]

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In Maryland: Bill includes $390M for APL

Congressman C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger joined his fellow appropriators in passing legislation that will support economic development, including $390 million for NASA’s Dragonfly program to explore the habitability of Saturn’s largest moon, which is led by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, in North Laurel; and law enforcement across Maryland.  The $85.5 billion Commerce, Justice and […]

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Maryland invests $2M to attract international businesses

A $2 million investment is going towards the Maryland Global Gateway, an initiative that builds on the state’s Soft Landing Program. The program helps match international prospects with local incubators throughout the state, while growing Maryland’s hub of international companies. The program provides temporary homes for foreign companies looking to expand to the U.S. at an affordable […]

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Ruppersberger secures more than $240M for state defense 

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee advanced a defense funding bill that includes a 4.6 percent pay raise for troops as well as more than $240 million to boost programs and projects that contribute to Maryland’s defense-focused economy championed by Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger.  The $761.1 billion Defense Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2023 now heads to the […]

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Pittman, ACDS announce community support grants

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced $2.12 million in funding for 74 community-based organizations through the county’s Community Support Grant awards program managed by Arundel Community Development Services.  Since Pittman reintroduced the program as part of the county’s fiscal 2021 budget, 154 awards totaling $4.5 million have been made to 92 unique nonprofits providing […]

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MEA announces $1.7M in for offshore wind grants

The Maryland Energy Administration has announced $1.7 million in grant awards to six businesses and/or training centers under the fiscal 2022 Maryland Offshore Wind Capital Expenditure Grant Program and the Maryland Offshore Wind Workforce Training Grant Program. The purpose of the programs is to establish an offshore wind supply chain in Maryland by helping workforce training centers and emerging […]