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Governor Larry Hogan Signs 3 of 7 Howard County Delegation Bills Into Law

On April 18, 2019 Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed into law three Howard County Delegation bills passed by the General Assembly in 2019. These bills...

The Data Not Discussed By Many When It Comes To The Howard County Bag...

In part 1 and part 2 of this 3 part series I focused on the data of the number of bags taxed in Montgomery...

Larry Pretlow II Issues Statement About Blog Post On Village Green/Town²

Local Howard County Blogger Julia McCready recently wrote a blog post on Village Green/Town² where she highlights some tweets and statements of Larry Pretlow...

Date Moved For Phase 2 of the Ellicott City “Safe and Sound” Flood Mitigation...

Announcement Date Moved For Phase 2 of the Ellicott City “Safe and Sound” Flood Mitigation and Public Safety Plan Due to the timing of the...

Councilmembers Mercer Rigby, Walsh, and Jung Statement on County Executive Ball’s CB11-2019 Veto

A press release on April 9th I received via email: Ellicott City, MD – On April 1, 2019, CB11-2019 was passed by the County Council,...

Howard County Council Member Christiana Rigby Comments About CB11-2019 Veto

Earlier today I published "County Executive Ball Vetoes Council Bill CB11 – Bill To Alter Scenic Road Buffers" and noted in that article that...

County Executive Ball Vetoes Council Bill CB11 – Bill To Alter Scenic Road Buffers

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball issues his first veto - on Howard County Council Bill 11-2019 (CB 11-2019). The summary of the bill reads: AN...

Maryland General Assembly adopts legislation to award flood damages to local jurisdictions

News Release from Maryland District 9B Delegate Courtney Watson and District 9 Senator Katie Fry Hester: Comprehensive Flood Management Grant Program Passes Maryland General Assembly adopts...

Final Status of 2019 Howard County Delegation Bills In The General Assembly

Here is the final status of all legislation submitted by the Howard County Delegation in 2019: Bills that have passed: HB0590 – Howard County Board of Education...

In a Statement – Mayor Pugh intends to resume the duties of her office

In a statement released earlier today from Mayor Catherine Pugh: “Mayor Pugh has taken a leave to focus on recovering from pneumonia and regaining her...