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Hogan Administration Unveils New Financial Transparency Web Application

A new web-based application will empower citizens to become better informed about the details of the state budget with a user-friendly and easy-to-navigate interface. more

The Dream Continues…

I encourage everyone to remember those who worked tirelessly to ensure the many liberties we enjoy today as we welcome February, which is Black History Month. more

Celebrating Women’s History Month

More than 30 years ago, in 1987, Congress passed legislation designating March as Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate women’s contributions and achievements in the United States. more

Prescription Drug Affordability Board

In 2017, I lost an extraordinarily talented colleague and friend to suicide when he learned that his insurance would no longer cover his medical care. He was young, driven and desperate. more

Free And Low-Cost Legal Resources

Ronald Reagan once said, “The most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I'm from the government and I'm here to help.’" more

Doing Our Part During COVID-19 Pandemic

We are living in unprecedented times. As our state, nation and the world battle the COVID-19 pandemic, there is much fear and uncertainty about what tomorrow brings and what the future holds. more

Words Matter

Senate Bill 1028, called “Balancing the State Budget,” passed the state legislature in a mad rush on the last day of session. more

It Counts To Be Counted

In 1787, the men who framed the United States Constitution agreed that the growing new country needed congressional representation. more

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week is a great opportunity to save money while also boosting our retail economy. This year’s Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week takes place August 11-17. more

Council Update

In 10 short months, we have seen council members introduce legislation regarding medical marijuana zoning, illegal immigrant screening, budget, taxes, workforce housing and fair housing. more

Demonstrating Leadership During A Crisis

I’ve just completed my second session in office, which ended once again with a history-making Sine Die, this time in the midst of an international crisis. more

Be Safe From COVID-19 And Domestic Violence

Many of us are using the stay-at-home time to catch up on household projects, start a fitness program, read a book or just play games with our kids. more

Council Update

The topic of school capacity is one that I hear often, most recently at a Greater Severna Park Council meeting in late 2019. more

The Vaping Crisis Requires Action Now

As comptroller, I must protect consumers and keep dangerous products out of the hands of children – and it is a responsibility that I and my award-winning agency take very seriously. more

Chamber Update

We are excited to announce our newest members of the chamber. more

Forest Conservation Bill To Be Introduced

On October 7, the Anne Arundel County Council will open the public hearing for Bill 68-19. more

Letter To The Editor: In Response To “Students Weigh In On Suicide Resolution”

From the story, “Upon hearing of this request to provide adequate treatment to those affected by and at risk of death by suicide, the students of Severna Park High School look forward to ‘breaking the stigma around mental health,’ said sophomore Cooper Powell.” more

County Executive Pittman Re-establishes Community Grant Program

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman announced is re-establishing a community grant program in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2021 budget. more

The Steaming Reality About Vaping

Vaping products are highly addictive and contain nicotine salts, which make the flavors more palatable. Unfortunately, the targeted audience has become teenagers and young adults. more

Letter To The Editor: Anne Arundel County Treatment Of 911 Responders On 9/11

 Earleigh Heights Volunteer Firefighters provide a great service to Anne Arundel County. As a county resident, I would think the county would want to work with the volunteers, but instead it seems to make it as difficult as possible. more
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