Business, Politics

Frosh opposes federal attempt to circumvent civil rights protections

BALTIMORE, MD-Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined a coalition of attorneys general in opposing a new federal rule undermining civil rights protections that prevent federal contractors from discriminating against employees. Under the proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would expand existing exemptions to allow any federal contractor who asserts a religious purpose to discriminate against …


Business, Politics

Gov. Hogan to lead joint infrastructure, economic development mission to Australia

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will lead a joint infrastructure and economic development mission to Australia from September 22-30 with engagements in Sydney, Adelaide, and Melbourne. Sydney: NGA Infrastructure Initiative As chairman of the National Governors Association, Governor Hogan will lead a bipartisan delegation to Sydney to advance his yearlong infrastructure initiative. This is the first international visit as part of …


Parkville Fair 2019 brings smiles, crowds [PHOTOS]

PARKVILLE, MD – The 2019 Parkville Fair was held on Sunday, September 8, and it was a picture-perfect day. After rain dampened last year’s affair, organizers were pleased with Sunday’s beautiful weather. “This was our first year away from Harford Road with nice weather,” said Chris Montcalmo, president of the Parkville-Carney Business Association, which organizes the annual event. “Given last …

Councilman Marks: Sidewalk to connect Soukup Arena to Honeygo Park

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Monday that a sidewalk would be constructed between Honeygo Boulevard and Soukup Arena. The new sidewalk will allow pedestrians to safely move along this heavily-traveled part of Joppa Road. Construction is set to begin on September 10th. “I am very pleased that residents will now be able to walk from …

Joint task force launched to combat Baltimore crime

BALTIMORE, MD – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland, along with federal, state, and local law enforcement partners, on Wednesday announced the Baltimore Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) Strike Force, a new initiative designed to combat violent crime in Baltimore. The mission of the Baltimore OCDETF Strike Force is to disrupt and dismantle the most …

CCBC awarded $17 million grant to be used in Essex

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Hogan administration on Wednesday announced Board of Public Works approval of four capital grants agreements, totaling over $49 million, dedicated to fostering essential projects at four of Maryland’s higher educational institutions. “Each dollar we provide to Maryland’s higher education institutions is an investment in our economy and our future,” said Governor Hogan. “These grants will help expand access …