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Anne Arundel’s Economic Development chairman resigns after arrest

Anne Arundel’s Economic Development chairman resigns after arrest

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today accepted the resignation of Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation Chief Executive Officer Robert Hannon. Hannon resigned on the heels of his recent arrest for burglary in Eastport where he is accused of entering a neighbor’s apartment and stealing her underwear. Mr. Hannon’s resignation is effective immediately. Chief Administrative Officer Mark Hartzell will […]

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Schuh introduces new County seal to Council

Schuh introduces new County seal to Council

| September 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh this week has introduced legislation to the County Council updating the official County Seal with a new design that features historically-accurate elements and will serve as one consistent image in conducting County business.  “We are very excited about the newly-designed County Seal because it provides a professional image depicting Anne Arundel […]

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Schuh appoints former City Alderman as Deputy Liaison to City of Annapolis

Schuh appoints former City Alderman as Deputy Liaison to City of Annapolis

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Keeping with his commitment to ensuring a close working relationship with the City of Annapolis, County Executive Steve Schuh has appointed Mike Christman as deputy liaison with the City of Annapolis. “The City and County are now working more collaboratively than ever before,” said Schuh. “Mike Christman has the experience and knowledge to help our two […]

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Schuh and Council earn a B+ in latest environmental report card

Schuh and Council earn a B+ in latest environmental report card

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland League of Conservation Voters Anne Arundel Chapter’s newly released performance report card gives County Executive Steve Schuh an overall grade of B- for his actions on key conservation issues from December 2014 to May 2016. The report card also shows the County Council average environmental scores over the same period increasing from a […]

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Annapolis City Attorney leaves for position in the Hogan administration

Annapolis City Attorney leaves for position in the Hogan administration

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis City Attorney Michael Leahy has submitted his resignation and will be taking a position with the State of Maryland in the administration of Governor Larry Hogan.  Leahy was appointed to the Transportation Authority Board by Hogan in July 2015. Leahy was appointed as City Attorney  midway through Mayor Pantelides’ 1st year in office. After […]

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Trumbauer to be honored as “Legislator of the Year”

Trumbauer to be honored as “Legislator of the Year”

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Preservation Maryland’s annual Best of Maryland preservation awards event on Thursday, May 12, 2016 will recognize and celebrate the outstanding projects that transformed and revitalized historic places, and the professionals, artisans, and volunteers that help protect the heritage and history of Maryland. The Best of Maryland Awards is a party; no long speeches, just a casual atmosphere […]

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Schuh budget pretty solid for next year, teachers get step raises

Schuh budget pretty solid for next year, teachers get step raises

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh unveiled his budget earlier this week. “Last year, we set out an agenda to help our County reach its full potential. We began working to change the policies and culture of Anne Arundel County,” said Schuh.  “And we are succeeding.” The budget delivers on the County’s Executive’s five point strategic plan […]

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County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

County leaders call for resignation of Sheriff Ron Bateman

| April 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Senator Ed Reilly, and Republican Central Committee Chairman Nathan Volke today released the following statement on the recently released 9-1-1 tape and police documents in Sheriff Ron Bateman’s domestic violence case: “Violence against women is a serious issue in our state and in our county. The new information contained […]

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Councilman Peroutka’s campaign manager charged with election law violations

Councilman Peroutka’s campaign manager charged with election law violations

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland’s state prosecutor, Emmet Davitt, has charged two people for allegedly violating election law by failing to identify the source of a robocall in a 2014 Anne Arundel County Council race for District 5. Dennis Fusaro, of Stephens City, Virginia, and Stephen Waters, of Greensboro, North Carolina, have been charged with violating and conspiring to […]

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Register <em> and</em> vote during Maryland’s Early Voting Period

Register and vote during Maryland’s Early Voting Period

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

While the deadline to change parties and register has passed; there is still another chance for first time registrations (not changes). For the first time ever, Maryland is offering same-day registration during early voting (from April 14th – April 21st). The decision to make this available was part of a voting expansion bill passed in […]

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Mayor Pantelides appoints two new HACA directors

Mayor Pantelides appoints two new HACA directors

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced his two nominations for the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis (HACA) Board of Commissioners after several months of vacancy.  “I took my time and deliberately identified professional qualifications that will benefit both HACA’s board and its residents,” Mayor Pantelides said. “The two men I am nominating bring a […]

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Annapolis Mayor Pantelides proposes eliminating DNEP and HR departments

Annapolis Mayor Pantelides proposes eliminating DNEP and HR departments

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces his proposal to reorganize and realign several city offices and departments in an effort to improve the efficiency of services provided to the citizens of Annapolis.  “This proposed realignment is based in part on last year’s adoption of the Program Based Budgeting process by the City Council,” Mayor Pantelides said.  […]

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Anne Arundel Democrats to host celebration dinner

Anne Arundel Democrats to host celebration dinner

| February 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee will once again be hosting the Annual Celebration Dinner (Formerly the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner) on Friday, April 1, 2016, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights. The event will feature Congressman Elijah Cummings as the Keynote Speaker. Tickets are $65.00 if purchased by March 1, […]

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Auditor: County plowed private roads in Gibson Island during recent storm

Auditor: County plowed private roads in Gibson Island during recent storm

| February 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

Citing an “overzealous” employee who wanted to ensure that “the County Executive was dug out,” plows from a contracted snow removal company were sent to the private Gibson Island community on January 22, 2016 to plow for more than three hours. In a letter sent to County Executive Steve Schuh and all Councilmen obtained by […]

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Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

Annapolis’ Alderman Littmann selects Rodriguez for legislative intern

| February 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Today, Alderman Jared Littmann (D-Ward 5) announced that Marc Rodriguez has joined his team as Legislative Intern to assist with identifying and addressing issues in the City of Annapolis’ Ward 5, especially those affecting the Hispanic/Latino population. Alderman Littmann stated “Approximately 17% of the population of the City of Annapolis is Hispanic or Latino, with […]

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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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