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Amanda Yeager

Amanda Yeager covers Anne Arundel County government for Capital Gazette. She previously covered government and development for the Howard County Times and Columbia Flier, as well as politics, zoning and Ellicott City news. She's a native of Silver Spring, and a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Howard school board, tax credit bills wins approval

Howard County residents will soon be able to elect school board members by district, claim tax credits on flood-damaged commercial property and drink more beer, wine and liquor samples during local alcohol tastings.

Howard school board, Merriweather bills among those to cross over

Bills changing the way Howard County's school board is elected, creating tax credits for properties damaged by flooding and bulking up noise regulations around Merriweather Post Pavilion have all cleared one chamber of the General Assembly with less than three weeks to go before the end of session.

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