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Gov. O’Malley issues statement on his election as chair of Chesapeake Executive Council

Martin O'Malley

ANNAPOLIS; 4:09 p.m. ET – Governor Martin O’Malley has issued the following statement upon his election as chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council: “It is an honor to be elected chair of the Chesapeake Executive Council again, during what will…

EMILY’s List puts Heather Mizeur ‘On the List’

Heather Mizeur

WASHINGTON DC; 12:43 p.m. ET – On Friday, EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, put Heather Mizeur, candidate for governor of Maryland, “On the List.” The EMILY’s List community now stands at three million members. “On…

Mizeur-Coates oppose proposed Cove Point export facility

Heather Mizeur

SILVER SPRING; 10:38 a.m. ET – On Thursday morning, Heather Mizeur, Democratic candidate for Governor, announced her opposition to the Dominion Resources liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility at Cove Point in Calvert County. She also called on Dominion Resources…

Gov. O’Malley announces departure of Public Safety Secretary Gary Maynard

Gary Maynard

BALTIMORE; 6:40 p.m. ET – Maryland’s Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services Gary Maynard is stepping down, Governor Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday evening. Maynard was appointed to the position by O’Malley back in 2007. Maynard will…

Councilman David Marks names 3 Carney leaders ‘Citizens of the Year’

David Marks Meg OHare John Ryan Marilyn Ryan

CARNEY; 2:57 p.m. ET – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has named Meg O’Hare and John and Marilyn Ryan as three of the Fifth District “Citizens of the Year.” Meg O’Hare has been President of the Carney Improvement Association for…

Executive Ulman launches Howard County Food Policy Task Force

Ken Ulman

ELLICOTT CITY; 2:10 p.m. ET – Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday announced the creation of the Howard County Food Policy Task Force, and asked the group to create a Food Hub to serve as a focal point connecting…

Baltimore City NAACP President issues statement on death of Nelson Mandela

Tessa Hill-Aston

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore City Branch of the NAACP President Tessa Hill-Aston statement on the death of former South African President and human rights champion Nelson Mandela. Mandela died on Thursday at 95 years of age. Here is the full…

Gov. O’Malley announces $200M investment in Maryland by Brazilian pharmaceutical company

Martin O'Malley

ANNAPOLIS – On a trade mission to Brazil, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Brace Pharmaceuticals, an investment company created by EMS S/A, Brazil’s largest domestic pharmaceutical company, has opened its U.S. headquarters in Montgomery County and plans to invest…

Nelson Mandela dead at 95 (VIDEO)

Nelson Mandela

UPDATE (12/6/13; 9:43 a.m. ET): Both the U.S. flag and the Maryland flag will be flown at half-staff through December 9 to mark Mandela’s passing. The president of the Baltimore City NAACP has issued an official statement marking Mandela’s death.…

Mizeur-Coates campaign endorsed by Montgomery County Police Union

Montgomery County Police Department

SILVER SPRING – On Thursday morning, Heather Mizeur, Democratic candidate for Governor, earned the endorsement of the Montgomery County Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 35. “I am honored to have the support of the brave men and women from…