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Anne Arundel Candidates Sign Tax Pledge

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and seven of the 14 County Council candidates have signed the Anne Arundel’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge. All candidates for county executive and the county council were invited to sign the pledge, but County Executive Candidate Steuart Pittman and seven County Council candidates did not sign. County Council candidates in […]

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Senators Propose Election Security Systems

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.); Amy Klobuchar, ranking member of the Senate Rules Committee (D-Minn.); and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) have introduced legislation to bring greater transparency to America’s election systems in an effort to protect our country from foreign interference, as occurred in the 2016 presidential election. The “Election Systems Integrity Act,” (S. 3572) […]

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Senators praise FAA Reauthorization

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen recently lauded Senate passage of a bipartisan, five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that will go to President Donald Trump for his signature. In addition to stabilizing grant funding for airport improvements and passenger safety, and right-to-know measures, the legislation includes provisions put forward by […]

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Maryland Scores Fed Funding

The Maryland Department of Commerce (DOC) has been awarded $515,636 in federal funding from the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) to assist in-state businesses. Part of OEA’s Defense Industry Adjustment grant program, the funding is designed to help Maryland defense contractors comply with recently-enacted DoD enhanced security regulations. As of Dec. […]

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Kittleman Launches HoCode Rewrite

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman has announced the beginning of HoCode Rewrite, an initiative to modernize and unify the county’s development regulations under a single, comprehensive document that will make the regulations easier for residents to understand and use. The process will result in a new Unified Development Code that will eliminate loopholes and inconsistencies, […]

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Kittleman, Weinstein Rebut Poll Results

Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and District 1 County Councilmember Jon Weinstein released the following statement regarding poll results from Preservation Maryland regarding the 5-year Ellicott City Flood Mitigation Plan: “Since taking office, we have appointed numerous advisory groups and work groups to study Ellicott City flooding. They have spent hundreds of hours in public […]