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  • After stun guns, legalized bazookas?

    After stun guns, legalized bazookas?
    Now that Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has declared the possession of stun guns to be "clearly protected by the Second Amendment" (in an interview with WBAL Radio), we must consider other weapons that should be protected constitutionally....
  • Neuman's reckless stormwater veto

    Neuman's reckless stormwater veto
    Anne Arundel County's proposed stormwater fee provided newly appointed County Executive Laura Neuman with her first leadership test, and she failed. Her veto puts the county at risk of sanctions if it does not enact a fee structure by July 1, yet she...
  • Getting past the 'rain tax' rhetoric

    Getting past the 'rain tax' rhetoric
    Stormwater is the only source of pollution to local waterways that is growing. There has been much talk lately of stormwater fees as a "rain tax." While catchy, the moniker really doesn't tell the story. The story begins when those raindrops hit parking...
  • Neuman set to unveil county budget proposal

    Neuman set to unveil county budget proposal
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is scheduled to unveil her first-ever county budget on Wednesday in Annapolis. Neuman took over as county executive in February after the resignation of former executive John R. Leopold, following his...
  • Neuman proposes $1.3 billion budget for Anne Arundel

    Neuman proposes $1.3 billion budget for Anne Arundel
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman embraced a message of change in proposing her first county budget Wednesday, describing the $1.3 billion operating budget as an effort to reverse a government that had fallen "way behind in culture, attitude...
  • Anne Arundel council overrides stormwater fee veto, then considers tweaks

    Anne Arundel council overrides stormwater fee veto, then considers tweaks
    The Anne Arundel County Council voted Wednesday to override County Executive Laura Neuman's veto of fees to pay for stormwater pollution projects, but council members then offered changes that could address some of her concerns. It was not clear...
  • Michael Cox named acting Anne Arundel fire chief

    Michael Cox named acting Anne Arundel fire chief
    Veteran Anne Arundel County firefighter Michael E. Cox Jr. was named acting fire chief Wednesday, following the retirement of Chief John Robert Ray. "Chief Cox has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to personal and professional development and brings...
  • Sun treats Neuman badly over stormwater bill

    Sun treats Neuman badly over stormwater bill
    I found your editorial on Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman's decision to veto the storm water bill very unprofessional ("Neuman's reckless stormwater veto," April 29). To disagree is one thing, but to call her decision "reckless" and to say that...
  • State legislators need to fix the 'rain tax' mess [Editorial]

    State legislators need to fix the 'rain tax' mess [Editorial]
    Those thinking "done deal" after the state adopted a stormwater runoff fee may have another thing coming. Even though counties, including Baltimore and Howard, have adopted measures to comply with the fee, resistance is building to what some are now...
  • Neuman, Grasso, Schuh all interested in Anne Arundel executive job in 2014

    Neuman, Grasso, Schuh  all interested in Anne Arundel executive job in 2014
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman said she's taken steps toward running in 2014 for a full term. While the Republican hasn't declared her candidacy officially, Neuman said in an interview Thursday she's filed the paperwork to form a campaign...
  • Anne Arundel executive seeks outside view of troubled police department

    Anne Arundel executive seeks outside view of troubled police department
    Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is asking law enforcement professionals from other jurisdictions to examine the county's troubled police department. Since she took over in February from disgraced former executive John R. Leopold, Neuman...
  • Councilwoman challenges city's stormwater fee plan

    Councilwoman challenges city's stormwater fee plan
    A city councilwoman is challenging Baltimore's plan to charge businesses some of the highest stormwater fees in the state — and divert some of the money that had gone to Chesapeake Bay cleanup to help fund property tax cuts. Councilwoman Mary...