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Cardin, Van Hollen Introduce Legislation to Support School Construction, Renovation Needs

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have signed on as original co-sponsors to the Rebuild America’s Schools Act (S. 266), a bill that would provide $100 billion in federal resources to rebuild and modernize schools throughout the nation and Maryland. Maryland public schools have an estimated $4 billion backlog in capital […]

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Ball, Congressman Sarbanes Hear from Contractors on Shutdown Impact

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball and Congressman John Sarbanes heard from nearly 30 federal contractors who described the impact of the recent historic 35-day government shutdown. The roundtable, held at the offices of Sparksoft, in Columbia, was hosted in partnership with the Howard County Economic Development Authority and the Howard County Chamber of Commerce. Some […]

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Arundel’s Pittman Launches New Office

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman has launched the Office of Community Engagement and Constituent Services (CECS). Janice Hayes-Williams, formerly a senior adviser for community engagement, was appointed as the office’s director; the constituent services areas are now aligned with county council districts in order to strengthen the working relationship between council and administration staff […]

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Ball Seeks Input on Transportation Funding Priorities

Howard County has announced the beginning of the public input process as the county prepares to submit its annual Priority Letter to the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT). The letter will recommend Howard County’s prioritized transportation projects for MDOT’s fiscal 2020-25 Consolidated Transportation Program. The Howard County Office of Transportation will host a public information […]

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Apply for Ellicott City CDC Committee

The Howard County government is seeking applications from Ellicott City business owners and residents interested in serving on the Ellicott City Community Development Corp. (CDC) Exploration Committee. There are two spots reserved on the committee for an Ellicott City business owner and an Ellicott City resident. The committee is a part of the county executive’s […]