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Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner scheduled for March 1

Annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner scheduled for March 1

| February 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Republican State Central Committee of Anne Arundel County today announced that its annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner will be held on Super Tuesday, March 1, 7 – 10 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 210 Holiday Ct., in Annapolis, MD. The Lincoln-Reagan dinner is AAGOP’s largest annual fundraiser. Republicans from around the County will gather for an […]

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Schuh lays out his 2016 legislative priorities

Schuh lays out his 2016 legislative priorities

| January 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

At a meeting of the Anne Arundel County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, County Executive Steve Schuh formally unveiled his 2016 General Assembly legislative priorities. “In addition to supporting Governor Hogan’s proposed tax cuts and common sense reforms to our business regulations, I proposed we enact legislation to bring diversity to our school board, […]

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GOP debate scheduled at AACC for Milkulski’s seat in congress on February 6

GOP debate scheduled at AACC for Milkulski’s seat in congress on February 6

| January 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Continental Congress Society is pleased to announce the first GOP senatorial debate featuring five candidates who are seeking the Republican nomination to win the seat currently held by Barbara Mikulski (in alphabetical order): former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard Douglas; former Republican nominee for the Maryland House of Delegates Joseph Hooe; former […]

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Scott Shaffer named to Governor’s Council on Open Data

Scott Shaffer named to Governor’s Council on Open Data

| January 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Annapolis resident Scott Shaffer to the state’s Council on Open Data.  Shaffer, the former chief economist for Anne Arundel County, will serve on the 37-member council through 2018. “I am honored and excited to be working alongside such an accomplished group in making Maryland’s state government more transparent, accessible, […]

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Republican Central Committee member, Don Quinn, switches parties

Republican Central Committee member, Don Quinn, switches parties

| October 29, 2015 | 2 Comments

Don Quinn was elected to the Republican Central Committee of Anne Arundel County in 2014 and was the Republican candidate for State Senate in District 30 for the 2014 general election. He tendered his official resignation from the Central Committee on Oct. 20, 2015 and officially switched his party affiliation to Democrat. Here is his […]

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Wes Adams hires former First Lady, Kendel Ehrlich, as Assistant State’s Attorney

Wes Adams hires former First Lady, Kendel Ehrlich, as Assistant State’s Attorney

| October 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced today the hiring of Mrs. Kendel Ehrlich as an Assistant State’s Attorney.  Mrs. Ehrlich will be assigned to the State’s Attorney’s Office Drug Court team.  She will be sworn into office on October 29, 2015. The Drug Court mission is to help individual drug users, through a rigorous 12-18 month […]

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Maryland Mortgage Program reaches all jurisdictions for first time

Maryland Mortgage Program reaches all jurisdictions for first time

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Governor Larry Hogan announced that for the first time since the creation of the Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP) in 1977, the state finished a fiscal year helping families obtain a home in all 24 of the state’s jurisdictions. Administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the program has been widely accessed throughout Central […]

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Annapolis to host National Young Republican Convention in 2017

Annapolis to host National Young Republican Convention in 2017

| August 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Republican Party has announced that Annapolis, Maryland has been chosen to host the 2017 Young Republican National Convention. The Convention was awarded last week at the 2015 Young Republican National Convention in Chicago Illinois. “I am very excited to be bringing a National Republican Organization to Annapolis in 2017,” commented Joe Cluster, MDGOP Executive Director and […]

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Schuh appoints new chief administrative officer

Schuh appoints new chief administrative officer

| August 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh has appointed Mark Hartzell as Anne Arundel County Chief Administrative Officer. “Mark brings the perfect set of skills to administer effectively county government,” said Schuh. “I promised to make government more efficient, less costly, and more customer friendly to our citizens and Mark’s private sector experience will help accomplish those goals. I’m […]

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Maryland Governor Hogan diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer

Maryland Governor Hogan diagnosed with aggressive form of cancer

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. It is a B-cell, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma; which he explained responds well to treatment. The Governor will no resign and will continue to work for Maryland as he fights this battle. The Governor said he woudl rely on Lt. Governor […]

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League of Women Voters celebrated 95 years with gala

League of Women Voters celebrated 95 years with gala

| June 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The League of Women Voters was founded 95 years ago in February, six months before the 20th Amendment granted women the right to vote.  The Maryland League celebrated this anniversary with a gala banquet featuring an address by Congressman John Sarbanes on Saturday evening, May 30, at the O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel.  The League in Maryland […]

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Anne Arundel’s plan to combat heroin addiction unveiled by County Executive

Anne Arundel’s plan to combat heroin addiction unveiled by County Executive

| May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

During his 2015 Budget Address, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his budget plan to address the growing heroin crisis in Anne Arundel County. “To combat heroin, we will be making strategic investments in education, health, and public safety to fight this problem from every angle.” said Schuh. “Heroin is the octopus from hell, […]

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Schuh announces ‘JumpStart Anne Arundel’ program

Schuh announces ‘JumpStart Anne Arundel’ program

| May 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

During his 2015 Budget Address, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his “JumpStart Anne Arundel” Capital Funding Program The program is designed to accelerate school construction, road repairs and water access, as well as expand the county’s bike trails, water access, and regional park network.  “We have these problems because we are a growing […]

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Schuh’s new budget for County honors campaign promises

Schuh’s new budget for County honors campaign promises

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today unveiled his budget plan designed to make Anne Arundel County the best place to live, work, and start a business in Maryland. “Our people, our economy and the presence of so many critical assets have brought Anne Arundel County to the verge statewide leadership in Maryland,” said Schuh.  “This budget […]

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Pantelides praises City employees, cites partnerships with Hogan and Schuh in State of City speech

Pantelides praises City employees, cites partnerships with Hogan and Schuh in State of City speech

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides presented his second State of the City address to the Annapolis City Council last night. The Mayor spent much of the address thanking the various City departments for their work throughout the year and cited some positive outcomes from their work. The crime rate as reported by the police is down, […]

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Schuh to host town hall meetings in March

Schuh to host town hall meetings in March

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh announced his administration will host a series of town hall meetings in March to discuss the 2015-16 budget and other important issues facing the county. “The citizens of Anne Arundel County deserve to be heard during our budget process,” said Schuh. “I look forward to hearing input from across the county […]

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Pantelides taps PG County director to lead Annapolis Transportation

Pantelides taps PG County director to lead Annapolis Transportation

| March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces his recommendation for Transportation Director and will request confirmation at the Monday’s City Council meeting, scheduled for March 9. James E. Gordon was chosen from a field of 15 candidates from around the country and brings more than 40 years experience in the field of transportation, traffic and safety, and parking […]

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Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

Schuh, Walker move to repeal ‘Rain Tax’ in Anne Arundel

| February 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh and Council Chairman Jerry Walker today announced a proposal to repeal Anne Arundel County’s stormwater management fee.  In addition, Councilman Michael Peroutka will co-sponsor the legislation.  “Council Chairman Walker and I understand Anne Arundel working families and small businesses have been burdened with too many high taxes and fees,” said Schuh. […]

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A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

| February 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

You never know who you will run into at the Ebb Tide Tavern in Annapolis. On Friday night, I headed over for one of their killer bacon cheeseburgers (Their food will surprise you–all of it. Try it out some time.) and some karaoke (as a spectator, not participant).  Close to midnight, a guy walked in […]

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House considering future of Crownsville Hospital site

House considering future of Crownsville Hospital site

| February 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

After the Crownsville Hospital Center has sat mostly abandoned for a decade, the House Environment and Transportation Committee held a hearing Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. on House Bill 27, establishing a task force to bring together state officials, county officials, and local residents to create a plan for the future of the Crownsville […]

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Wes Adams reorganizes, hires new staff

Wes Adams reorganizes, hires new staff

| February 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Newly elected State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced last week that he has taken the first steps in re-organizing the State’s Attorney’s Office for Anne Arundel County. Over the last three months, Mr. Adams met with partner agencies, including the County Executive’s Office, the Police Department, the Fire Department, Parole and Probation Division and a number of […]

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Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

Gambrills businesswoman seeking Vitale’s vacant seat

| February 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

Gambrills businesswoman and Crofton resident, Angelette Aviles, announces her interest in applying for Delegate Cathy Vitale’s soon-to-be vacant seat. Her motivation comes from her customers, vendors, and neighbors who, while at her bakery eating desserts, openly discuss their frustration with the state’s affairs as well as their suggestions for a better Maryland. Aviles states, “after […]

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