Campaign Finance Numbers – Howard County Council District 2 – August 2018

On to the next evaluation...the race for Howard County Council District 2 has been somewhat quiet...but now that we are in to the general election cycle...maybe things will pick up a bit. Here is a summary of the latest campaign finance numbers for both candidates (Liao and Jones): So here are my observations with the latest numbers: Liao: Very little activity reported...

Reactions To The Ellicott City Proposal – Part 3 – Candidates Howard County Council D1 and Delegate 9B

I still working on getting a full listing of statements from various candidates, organizations and businesses...and I decided to reach out directly to some of the candidates running for office in Howard County...specifically Howard County Council in District 1 and Maryland State Delegate in District 9B. I emailed them all asking if they would like to issue a statement...

Campaign Finance Numbers – Howard County Council District 1 – August 2018

In one (if not the) most interesting local race in Howard County...the race for Howard County Council District 1 is one I am watching closely. Here is a summary of the latest campaign finance numbers for both candidates (Kathuria and Walsh): So here are my observations with the latest numbers: Kathuria: Holds a significant money advantage in this race today. No notable items...

Campaign Finance Numbers – Maryland State Senate District 9 – August 2018

I am still reading through some of the finance reports and thought I would take a minute and write up the Maryland State Senate race in District 9 (Bates vs Hester). Here are the summary numbers in the latest report: So here are my observations with the latest numbers: Bates: Spent a lot of money in this last report - but was...

Campaign Finance Numbers – Maryland State Delegate District 9B – August 2018

Yep...it is that time again....time for campaign finance numbers....I have lots to look through...and now that we are in the general election cycle....I actually have time to review the numbers a little more closely. I am starting this series with candidates running for Maryland State Delegate in District 9B (Flanagan and Watson). Here are the summary numbers: So here are...

John E. DeWolf III passes after battle with cancer

I was sent this press release earlier today...and I am just getting time to post it on the blog. JOHN E. DEWOLF III, PRESIDENT OF THE COLUMBIA REGION FOR THE HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION, PASSES AWAY FOLLOWING BATTLE WITH CANCER COLUMBIA, MD (August 27, 2018) – John E. DeWolf III, the visionary who has led the implementation of the Downtown Columbia Plan...

Reactions To The Ellicott City Proposal – Part 2 – The Phoenix Emporium and Portalli's

I came across the following posts from two businesses on Main Street...and these are two locations I follow on social media and have visited a number of times....and thought I would document their recent posts related to the proposed changes to Ellicott City. Portalli's posted this on the 23rd of August: The Phoenix Emporium posted this on the 24th of August: I...

Reactions To The Ellicott City Proposal – Part 1

By now you have heard about the plan to make major changes to Ellicott City...if not...here is a except of the plan (which you can read here): ...the acquisition and relocation/demolition of 10 buildings that currently constrict the stream channel will provide the most immediate and impactful benefit in reducing the life safety risk on Lower Main Street. Significant improvements...

Craig Wolf gets a big endorsement from Maryland's FOP

Craig Wolf is a former state and federal prosecutor, Counsel to the US Senate Judiciary Committee, business leader, and US Army Veteran....and he is from Howard County....and running for Attorney General of Maryland...and just got a BIG endorsement...Here is info from Medium.com: Maryland police back Wolf over Frosh in AG race Annapolis, MD (August 23, 2018) — On Thursday, Craig Wolf’s campaign for...

Are Major Changes Coming To Ellicott City?

I read some social media comments during and after MACo Summer Conference concerning statements our Howard County Executive (Allan Kittleman) made while attending. I do not have the specifics of what he said (because if I did, I would post them here) but the thing that was talked about on social media were comments about changes to Ellicott City....