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Board Of Elections Approves Early Voting Days For General Election

The Maryland Board of Elections will conduct early voting from October 26 to November 2, with early voting centers also open on Election Day, November 3. more

Tax-Free Week Is Here: Local Retailers Need Your Help

Shoppers are exempt from paying the 6% sales tax on any qualified article of clothing and footwear costing $100 or less. more

Protecting Yourself From Financial Exploitation

Review these tips on preventing online crimes. more

Voters Can Now Drop Completed Primary Ballots At Designated Locations

Mail-in ballots for the June 2 presidential primary are being sent by U.S. Postal Service to all eligible state voters. more

Cash Payments Give Americans Crucial Economic Support

Direct cash payments are a simple, transparent, and fair way to support Americans when economic winds are shifting. more

Letter To The Editor: How To Get Sales Back After The Quarantine

Wow us when this quarantine is over and your business will survive. more

Voters Receive Mail-In Ballots For June 2 Maryland Presidential Primary Election

The pandemic also resulted in the date of the primary being moved from April 28 to June 2. more

Mediation - A Solution For Conflict

It may be hard to believe that a lawyer would tell you that not all disputes should wind up in court. An alternative to filing criminal charges or taking matters into your own hands - from … more

COVID Pandemic Forces Pittman To Forgo Luxury With FY2021 Budget

The $1.7 billion FY2021 budget comes at a time for fiscal restraint. Health and human services was one area that will get a funding boost. more

Doing Our Part During COVID-19 Pandemic

We are living in unprecedented times. As our state, nation and the world battle the COVID-19 pandemic, there is much fear and uncertainty about what tomorrow brings and what the future holds. more

Celebrating Women’s History Month

In the Anne Arundel County courthouse, we have a remarkable number of women serving the judicial system. more

Establishing Hunting And Fishing Rights

Some of the most memorable moments with my dad were during our annual fishing trips on the Magothy River. more

Maryland Is In A Violent Crime Crisis

Our community recently experienced a shocking incident when two Anne Arundel police detectives were shot by a criminal they were investigating for a recent murder. more

Ready Or Not, It’s Tax Time

The 2020 tax season officially started on January 27 and our agency is ready to assist taxpayers with the high level of customer service they deserve. more

“Just A Sheriff’s Deputy"

“You’re just a sheriff’s deputy” is a phrase often heard by Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and often used by people who either do not pay attention to, or do not understand, the structure of our county law enforcement. more

Letter To The Editor: In Response To “Pittman On The State Of Anne Arundel County,” Pasadena Voice, January 22

It is stated in this column that County Executive Steuart Pittman commented at his December 2019 State of the County address on the tax increases in this fiscal year budget. more

The Dream Continues…

I encourage everyone to remember those who worked tirelessly to ensure the many liberties we enjoy today as we welcome February, which is Black History Month. more

Governor Hogan Releases FY21 Budget Focused On Violent Crime, Education And Economic Development

Governor Larry Hogan recently released his Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) budget, which funds Marylanders’ top priorities, including crime, education, transportation and the environment. more

Arlotto’s School Budget Focuses On New Teachers And Pay Raises

In his $1.36 billion operating budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2021, presented to the Board of Education on December 18, Superintendent George Arlotto included pay raises for employees and 195 classroom teaching positions to address enrollment increases and to reduce class sizes. more

Reservations About The Kirwan Commission And $31.9 Billion Price Tag

The Thornton Commission was tasked with meeting these expectations in 2002. I will leave the analysis of that commission’s successes or failures up to you, but it is worth noting that we are now back to the drawing board. more
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