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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

The Role Of The Clerk’s Office

I am happy to answer this question because the clerk’s office does a lot of work that affects people’s lives in the county. more

Letter To The Editor: Traffic Jams

Let's see more on the terrible traffic jams Zach Sparks covered in your June 1 issue. Here are some possible topics: more

The County Budget

For 45 days, the council has dissected, analyzed, discussed and assessed the county executives’ budget that was presented on May 1. more

An Update On Environmental Matters

Our county has a strong environmental ethic, and our communities depend on a clean, healthy environment as part of their quality of life. more

The Value Of Focused Rage

As the saying goes, “Well-behaved women rarely make history,” and we are in a moment in our history that I never thought I’d see in my lifetime. more

The History Of Women’s Suffrage

Nineteen is the magic number for women's suffrage. more

We Need To Empower Our Teachers

Teachers shouldn’t have to take disrespect and abuse from their students. more
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