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Arundel business owners graduate from AAEDC Inclusive Ventures Program

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth Holt, and City of Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley congratulated the third cohort of AAEDC’s Inclusive Ventures Program following the group’s recent graduation and pitch day. Introduced by AAEDC in January 2021, IVP aims to help small and minority-owned, woman-owned, and […]

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Pittman proposes lower taxes, taxpayer benefits in fiscal ’23 budget

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced tax savings and other key taxpayer benefits in a preview of his fiscal 2023 budget proposal, which was recently introduced to the County Council. “This budget proposal removes our structural deficit, reduces borrowing, increases reserves, lowers taxes and provides record investments – in education, public safety, parks, health […]

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Arundel releases new interactive budget tool

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the county’s Budget Office released a new, interactive tool for residents to track county revenue and spending, the Budget and Data Development Explorer. The BuDDE can be found at “Government works best when taxpayers know how their money is spent,” County Executive Steuart Pittman said. “This user-friendly new […]

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MTC secures $2.5M for workforce via BioHub Maryland

The Maryland Tech Council has secured $2.5 million in state funding to grow the state’s life science workforce through its Biohub Maryland program. The funding is included in Gov. Larry Hogan’s new Maryland Cancer Moonshot Initiative to expand and accelerate cancer detection, screening, prevention, treatment and research in the state. BioHub Maryland is a first of its kind initiative […]

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Pittman statement on FHA’s Chesapeake Bay Crossing study

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman issued the following statement on the Final Environmental Impact Statement and Record of Decision for the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study: Tier 1 National Environmental Policy Act. “The Federal Highway Administration’s decision to pursue only the Route 50 corridor for Chesapeake Bay crossing enhancement was no surprise. “While we would […]

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Pittman announces plans for transitional housing community

Anne Arundel County announced plans for the renovation and transformation of the Doll Furnished Apartments in Glen Burnie into the Heritage at Madison Park, a new transitional housing community. Purchased with a $3.19 million American Rescue Plan grant, Heritage at Madison Park will provide emergency and transitional housing for Anne Arundel County’s chronically homeless population. […]

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Arundel announces renewable solar energy initiatives

Anne Arundel County has announced two key solar and renewable energy initiatives. Executive Order 57 commits the county to purchasing 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 to run all government operations; and Bill 19-22 paves the way for a public-private partnership with Ameresco to build a solar project on the closed Glen Burnie Landfill, which will provide the county […]

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Cardin, Van Hollen support fed workers, agencies in funding package

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) announced key provisions in the final fiscal 2022 appropriations package signed into law by President Joe Biden that they worked to secure in order to support federal workers through improved compensation and working conditions. The Omnibus Appropriations Act also enables critical maintenance projects at federal facilities […]