Maryland Senate Votes To Overturn Governor Hogan’s Order To Start Schools After Labor Day

The Maryland Senate Bill (SB128 - 2019) titled "County Boards of Education - School Year - Start and End Dates" passed yesterday with a final vote of 31 to 13. This bill to allow local school boards to determine their own start dates and would overturn Governor Hogan’s executive order that went into effect in 2017, requiring Maryland schools to...

Howard County Bag Tax Bill Moves Forward As House Bill 1166 – 2019

The Howard County Bag Tax Bill (known as: "Howard County - Authority to Impose Fees for Use of Disposable Bags Ho. Co. 04-19") is moving forward...and now has a house bill number associated to it...HB 1166. The bill was introduced into committee on February 8th. The summary of this bill reads "Authorizing Howard County to impose, by law, a fee...

Baltimore Sun Opinion Article About Ellicott City Making The Rounds On Social Media

Did you see the article on the Baltimore Sun website titled "Ball still has no plan for Ellicott City's future"? The article is an opinion piece by Julia Sanger (co-owner of Park Ridge Trading Company and Park Ridge Creamery) and has been making the rounds on social media. I have seen it posted and re-posted a number of times...on personal...

Akeem Hunt is the leading rusher after Week 1 in the Alliance of American Football

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'DClQkjgFSOhRlZDVDwS6Og',sig:'VcLPgIVjPc1ymKY1i07a36wOLeI2VIb_jzqihcPIsFg=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1128573608',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Akeem Hunt (Orlando Apollos) lead the league in rushing after week 1 with 73 yards he picked up this past Saturday. Here are the top 5 rushers after week 1: Akeem Hunt (73 yards) - Orlando Jhurell Pressley (64 yards) - Arizona Trent Richardson (58 yards) - Birmingham Zac Stacy (58 yards) -...

Alliance of American Football Standings – Week 1

Week 1 is in the books for the Alliance of American Football League...here are the results and current standings: Week 1 Results: A look at what went down in Week 1. 🏈 #JoinTheAlliance pic.twitter.com/nIDoMHp7t6 — The Alliance (@TheAAF) February 11, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js San Antonio Commanders 15, San Diego Fleet 6 (stats) Orlando Apollos 40, Atlanta Legends 6 (stats) Birmingham Iron 26, Memphis Express 0 (stats) Arizona Hotshots 38,...

Should 16 Year Olds Vote In Elections In Howard County?

Elevate Maryland is one of my favorite podcasts to listen to (if not my favorite)...and they had Opel Jones (Howard County Council Member from District 2) on recently...and he mentioned lowering the voting age to 16. Now I really like Opel Jones and I was a supporter of his during his campaign...but this initiative concerns me a lot...and it...

Alliance of American Football Inaugural Season – 2019

The NFL season came to an end...and for those that love football...we get the Alliance of American Football..which kicked off its inaugural season yesterday. What is The Alliance of American Football? Led by some of the most respected football minds in the game, The Alliance of American Football is a dynamic professional football league fueled by an unprecedented Alliance between players,...

County Executive Calvin Ball Listening Sessions Recap

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball held a number of listening sessions throughout Howard County in December and January...and now we have a recap of what he and his team heard in those sessions. Here is the information they released recently: During County Executive Calvin Ball’s transition into office in December 2018 and January 2019, he held a series of listening...

Howard County Girls Basketball: Long Reach High School Continues Winning Streak

Long Reach High School beat Mt. Hebron (61 to 43) on Thursday and then beat Centennial (49 - 40) on Friday to extend their current winning streak to six games (and ten consecutive wins within county play). Here is a tweet thread from Brent Kennedy (High School Sports Coordinator for Baltimore Sun Media Group) who was covering the game last...

Senator Cardin Votes Yes and Senator Van Hollen Votes No on S.1 Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019

On February 5th...The United State Senate finally passed a bill in 2019...S. 1 (Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019). The Bill Measure Title: A bill to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015, and...