The partial government shutdown has now gone over 32 days and 6 hours…and local representatives continue to call for the federal government to be reopened and today will discuss local resources available to those affect by this shutdown.

County Executive Ball Joins Call for End to Continuing Government Shutdown; Offers Resources for Relief 

ELLICOTT CITY – As the history-making federal government shutdown continues, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball joins executives from the Baltimore metro area to ask that the president and leaders of both houses of Congress end this shutdown. The executives will discuss the concerns they are hearing from their constituents and resources each jurisdiction has available for those affected. Additionally, they will discuss the impact the shutdown is having on their jurisdictions.


Calvin Ball, Howard County Executive


Johnny Olszewski, Jr., Baltimore County Executive

Catherine Pugh, Mayor of Baltimore

Stuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

Barry Glassman, Harford County Executive                       


News conference with regional leaders to call for an end to the federal government shutdown.


January 23, 2019, 12:00 p.m.


11 Bladen Street (Miller Room) 

Annapolis, MD 21401


To discuss the direct and indirect impact on families and businesses resulting from the federal government shutdown and to discuss resources to help those impacted.  Howard County resources can be found at


If something new is released that I have not covered in the past relating to resources in Howard County…I will let you know.

Scott E