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Victim Witness Advocates: The Silent Strength

The year 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Victim-Witness Services division in the Office of the State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County. more

Letter To The Editor: Mountain Road Assault

Pasadena resident sounds off about proposed bay bridge. more

Feel-Good Educational Policies

Education is so important to our children’s success that our educational leaders must to get back to primarily teaching our students reading, writing and arithmetic, as opposed to cuddling them and setting them up for failure. more

Starting School After Labor Day

Anne Arundel County Public Schools officials currently are analyzing feedback from a recent survey to help them best determine the 2020/2021 school year calendar. more

Trick-Or-Treat: Conflicts And Confusion In New Fair Housing Law

Halloween is almost here! As you are carving a pumpkin, making your costume or buying candy for trick-or-treaters, you may be wondering what will be the scariest thing you will see on October 31. more

Public Support Is Strong For Starting School After Labor Day

Anne Arundel County Public Schools officials currently are analyzing feedback from a recent survey to help them best determine the 2020/2021 school year calendar. As they analyze the results and … 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

The Importance Of Health Services

With Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman as the county health officer and Kai Boggess-deBruin, Ph.D., as the new deputy chief administrative officer for health and human services, we are signaling a fundamental shift in how we approach wellness. more

Charter Amendments For Oversight And Transparency

Anne Arundel County government has increased spending 4.5 times faster than your income grew. Based on these numbers, I believe we can all agree on this - the way the county spends your money matters. more

Sign The Petition To Protect Our Community

As anyone who has sat in the hours of traffic on a Friday afternoon can attest, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in its current form cannot remain the only option for drivers heading to and from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. more

Pasadena Pegged As Potential Site Of Bay Bridge Span

When the Maryland Transportation Authority announced the potential sites for a new bridge crossing, Pasadena’s state delegation quickly denounced the plan. more

Embrace The Ability To Change Our Mentality

“On Labor Day, we labor.” My iconic high school football coach, Andy Borland, bellowed these words the days prior to Labor Day every single year I played football. more

College Savings Now And Down The Road

Being Maryland’s comptroller has taken me to every corner of our great state. Whether I’m talking with taxpayers in Oakland or Ocean City, one of the most repeated concerns from the people I meet is the cost of higher education. more

College Savings Now And Down The Road

College loans can have crushing consequences for students and their families. The burden of this debt – now at $1.6 trillion nationally – has reached a crisis level. more

Delegate Malone, From The Perspective Of A Legislative Aide And A Constituent

I look forward to my seventh session, which will begin next January, now working as Delegate Michael Malone’s legislative aide. more

Letter To The Editor

Calling all serious dumpster divers — there is lots of great junk and some food to be had at the new Anne Arundel County dump annex located on the parking lot of the Pasadena post office on … more

American Legion Names Simonaire The Outstanding Legislator Of The Year

For his advocacy of veterans, Senator Bryan Simonaire was named Outstanding Legislator of the Year during the American Legion annual convention in Ocean City on July 17. Simonaire has sponsored … more

Hogan Administration Unveils New Financial Transparency Web Application

Governor Larry Hogan and the heads of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) have launched the Maryland Transparency Portal, a new web-based … more

Serving The Community

Each year, Anne Arundel County gathers to celebrate National Night Out, an annual event that promotes camaraderie between public safety agencies and the community. The festive occasion was held … more

High-Quality Education

Public education will be one of the top issues of the upcoming legislative session. I firmly believe that every child in our state deserves a quality education, no matter where they live. We are … more
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