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Schulz to Replace Gill at Commerce

Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Kelly Schulz as secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. Schulz currently serves as secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR). She replaces Mike Gill, who held the position for the previous four years. In her role at DLLR, Secretary Schulz is responsible for managing an […]

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Schuh to run OOOC

Gov. Larry Hogan appointed former Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh as executive director of Maryland’s Opioid Operational Command Center (OOCC). Schuh will serve as the state’s principal coordinator in the fight against the opioid crisis, replacing Clay Stamp, who will return to Talbot County as the assistant county manager and emergency services director. Under […]

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Cardin, Van Hollen Join Senate Resolution Endorsing Climate Change Reports

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have joined a Senate resolution outlining key findings of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and the recent National Climate Assessment. The resolution affirms the signing members’ recognition and acceptance of these findings, and calls for bold action to combat climate change. […]

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Howard County Executive-elect Calvin Ball (D) spent much of the past year focused on his campaign. With just four weeks to spend on the transition to office, he’s now focused on aligning his administration’s priorities. Ball tapped State Sen. Guy Guzzone to lead his Transition Steering Committee, which includes former County Executive Ken Ulman, Horizon […]

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Howard DPW Seeks Input on Recycling Habits

The Howard County Department of Public Works’ (DPW) Bureau of Environmental Services Recycling Division released an online survey to gather community input regarding recycling habits at home and in the workplace. The survey, available at, is part of the DPW’s effort to evaluate the county’s residential and business recycling education and outreach programs. Responses will […]