The lawyer who filed suit last week against the state Board of Elections to prevent Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's running mate from accepting campaign donations during the legislative session is no stranger to the world of political fundraising
Supporters of Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor sued Thursday to block rival Anthony G. Brown's running mate from raising money during the 90-day General Assembly session that starts next month.
Normally, an assistant attorney general reviews campaign finance guidance before the Maryland State Board of Elections issues it. But what happens when that guidance could have a significant impact on the Maryland attorney general's political fortunes?
A year after Howard County created a school safety task force in response to the Newtown, Connecticut, school shootings, the county's public schools have more security features than before and are on their way to getting more, County Executive Ken Ulman announced.
On Dec. 5, Binder and Wood were notified by Cedar Realty Trust, which owns the village center, that their lease in the building will not be renewed. According to Binder, Cedar cited "many variables" for not renewing the lease, almost all of which are said to beyond Second Chance's control. Binder said Second Chance said has no outstanding debt with Cedar Realty, and that the relationship between the two is a good one.
A new "food hub" in Howard County that promises to support local growers and increase the availability of local food in the county is chief among a set of farm-to-table measures announced by County Executive Ken Ulman this week.
Howard County's new Conscious Venture Lab will be one of a relative few in the business incubation world specifically focused on what's often dubbed responsible or sustainable capitalism. But it joins a long line of efforts to encourage, aid and prod corporations to do good while doing well, a movement that has gained momentum and high-profile advocates in recent years.
Democrat Heather R. Mizeur said Wednesday that she will become the first gubernatorial candidate since 1994 to accept public financing – and the $2.5 million campaign spending limit that comes with it.
Howard County Dec. 2 opened its first school-based wellness center at Bollman Bridge Elementary School in Jessup. The county's first in-school health center, the center will provide preventive and primary health care and mental health services to Bollman Bridge students.
Shoppers coming to Ellicott City this holiday season will be able to park for free in all of the historic district's lots from Nov. 29 through Jan. 1, 2014, County Executive Ken Ulman announced Wednesday.
A Howard County citizens¿ petition to bring certain decisions in the county¿s recently passed comprehensive zoning bill to referendum will not move on to the ballot next November, according to county Board of Elections Director Guy Mickley.
On Tuesday, Ellicott City¿s Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church became the first nonprofit organization in Howard County to sign an agreement to install stormwater management improvements on its property in exchange for a waiver of the annual stormwater fee, which is being collected for the first time this December.
Howard County and a Baltimore-based environmental group are offering financial help to churches and other nonprofits facing stiff fees for the polluted runoff their properties generate. In doing so, they're addressing one of the thornier issues in the controversy over Maryland's new storm-water management fees.
Howard County's James & Anne Robinson Nature Center has won the Maryland Office of Tourism's 2013 Green/Sustainable Tourism Award. State officials announced the win late last week at the annual Maryland Tourism and Travel summit.
Howard County is set to begin work this week installing about 740 photovoltaic panels at its Little Patuxent "water reclamation" plant in Savage. The $1.5 million project will generate just a fraction of the power needed by Maryland's fifth largest wastewater treatment plant.
For years, County Executive [Ken] Ulman and members of the County Council have consistently touted their support for providing "full spectrum" housing in communities throughout the county. Full spectrum meaning high end, middle and affordable/low income housing in the same community or development. For years, these have been empty words as the county has approved the development of 5,500 mostly upscale housing units for downtown Columbia and did not require the developer, Howard Hughes