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2010 Census

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Top 2010 Census Articles

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  • New taxes, policy initiatives should be off the table during special session

    In approximately six weeks the Maryland General Assembly will meet in a special session to perform its constitutional duty to reapportion the state for congressional districts. The reapportionment is necessary so congressional districts reflect the new...
  • Delegation to host meeting on 2012 legislative proposals

    WESTMINSTER —Carroll County's Delegation in the General Assembly will hold its annual public hearing on proposed county legislation on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County Office Building, room 003, 225 N. Center St, Westminster State...
  • Redistricting Commission proposes changes to County Council boundaries

    After spending the summer crunching population numbers and looking at possible boundary lines, the Howard County Redistricting Commission has come up with three County Council district maps to present to the public. Two of the proposed maps make fairly...
  • As he learns ropes, councilman wins respect

    As he learns ropes, councilman wins respect
    David Marks' steady routine involves beginning of his day at his downtown Towson council office before heading home to Perry Hall at 2:30 p.m. to get his children off the bus. Then, after enjoying dinner with his family, it's often back to Towson for...
  • Delegation to hear committee's split decision on commissioner districts

    Delegation to hear committee's split decision on commissioner districts
    The culmination of the Carroll County Redistricting Committee's three months of deliberation and public input will be presented to the county's delegation to Annapolis on Dec. 13 as part of legislators' annual review of pending issues for the upcoming...
  • Author Sherman Alexie finishes state tour at Baltimore Book Festival

    Author Sherman Alexie finishes state tour at Baltimore Book Festival
    The sound of hundreds of people laughing uproariously at the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday afternoon was elicited not by a stand-up comic but by an author whose most popular work has been frequently challenged and banned in recent years. Sherman...
  • Census Bureau lowers number of gay couples, in corrected data

    The number of same-sex couples in Maryland and throughout the country is lower than the U.S. Census Bureau previously said, the agency announced Tuesday. In August, based on the 2010 census, the agency said Maryland had about 17,000 same-sex couples. The...
  • Delegation hears legislative wish list for 2012 Annapolis session

    Carroll County's Delegation to Annapolis was presented this week with a pre-holiday wish list of proposed legislation — some old, some new — to introduce during the 2012 General Assembly. At a hearing on Dec. 13 at the County Office Building...
  • New device ensures good medical care gets found in translation

    New device ensures good medical care gets found in translation
    The newest advance at Howard County General Hospital is neither a large and expensive medical device nor an improvement in surgical procedures, but rather a computer screen — and a service — that allows medical providers and patients to...
  • Delegation should reject proposed congressional map

    Delegation should reject proposed congressional map
    As the Howard County delegation heads to Annapolis for a special session, we urge its members to put principle above party politics and oppose the gerrymandered mess the Democratic leadership is about to propose as the new congressional map in Maryland....
  • State redistricting could lead to additional Howard delegate

    Howard would have another delegate representing the county in the General Assembly if a state legislative redistricting plan created by the Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee is adopted. The committee released its plan — which redraws...
  • Black lawmakers criticize O'Malley redistricting plan, saying it will leave General Assembly overly white

    Black lawmakers sharply criticized the governor's proposed General Assembly redistricting plan Thursday, saying his committee has drawn a map that will likely produce a legislature that looks whiter than the actual population of Maryland. "I consider...