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Hogan Administration Unveils New Financial Transparency Web Application

A new web-based application will empower citizens to become better informed about the details of the state budget with a user-friendly and easy-to-navigate interface. more

Prescription Drug Affordability Board

In 2017, I lost an extraordinarily talented colleague and friend to suicide when he learned that his insurance would no longer cover his medical care. He was young, driven and desperate. more

Chamber Update

We are excited to announce our newest members of the chamber. more

College Savings Now And Down The Road

College loans can have crushing consequences for students and their families. The burden of this debt – now at $1.6 trillion nationally – has reached a crisis level. more

Delegate Malone, From The Perspective Of A Legislative Aide And A Constituent

I look forward to my seventh session, which will begin next January, now working as Delegate Michael Malone’s legislative aide. more

Welcome Back To School!

Welcome back AACPS students, parents, guardians, teachers and staff! Let’s talk about some back-to-school resources, as well as my priorities for this school year. more

Letter To The Editor: Green Hornets Referees

I think it would be a great improvement if the refs were asked by Green Hornets to put more consideration into their calls. Many of these players hope to play high-school-level basketball. more

Serving The Community

The Office of the State’s Attorney for Anne Arundel County remains committed to diligently serving the citizens of our community and engaging in conversations about crime and the justice system regardless of how challenging they may be. more

School Start Times

Whether you love our current start times or not, the subject of safe and healthy school hours is picking up steam globally and school systems across the country have made the switch. more

Working On Constituent Matters

Since taking office in December, my office has received more than 100 constituent cases a month. Each case is an exercise in due diligence, patience and communication. more

Let’s End Gerrymarylandering

Gerrymandering doesn’t just affect America and Maryland; it affects you. Close to the geographic center of Anne Arundel County, Severna Park is a discrete community, but gerrymandering divides and contains it politically. more

Got An Opinion? Share It With Us!

We know our readers are passionate about their neighborhoods, schools, community and so much more – and the Voice would love for you to tell us about it. more

Letter To The Editor: Green Hornets Referees

After many years of fun, I have noticed that a majority of the referees seem to be not calling the correct fouls. I think it would be a great improvement if the refs were asked by Green Hornets to put more consideration into their calls. more

Charm City

I prefer to work together toward solutions, but until we can acknowledge that Baltimore’s struggles are Maryland’s struggles, we will not improve our community and we should not support the denigration of any segment of our community. more

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week is a great opportunity to save money while also boosting our retail economy. This year’s Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week takes place August 11-17. more

A Look At The County Budget

The county executive’s proposed budget remained essentially intact with minimal reductions. more

Banning Foam Food Containers

On July 1, Maryland will become the first state to enact a ban on foam food containers, the first step in eliminating our reliance on single-use plastics. more

Intersectionality

Change in itself is neither good nor bad, but how we cope and adapt to change is often what defines it. more

FY2020 BOE Budget Includes Audit Funding

Almost daily, constituents shared concerns about the sheer size of the AACPS central offices. more

Drug Court Cases

The most important reason my office staffs our drug courts is to help individuals trade the label of “criminal” and “addict” for “parent,” “employee” and “neighbor.” more
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