Business, Politics, Sci-Tech

Rocket Lab cuts ribbon on new Space Structures Complex in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Rocket Lab on Friday cut the ribbon on its new Space Structures Complex in Middle River. The event included many local and state representatives, including Delegate Ryan Nawrocki, Delegate Kathy Szeliga, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger, County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., Senator J.B. Jennings, and Councilman David Marks. This expansion of the space systems business with …


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Maryland officials issue joint statement on selection of Greenbelt for FBI’s new headquarters

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, members of Maryland’s federal, state, and local governments including Governor Wes Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Jamie Raskin, David Trone, and Glenn Ivey, and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks released the following statement regarding the General Services Administration’s …


NOW YOU KNOW: Addressing Development Concerns and Preserving our Waterways

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. As you may have read, there are significant local concerns over the 1,000 plus new apartments coming to the White Marsh area. Many residents in Eastern Baltimore County are witnessing a sprawling development taking place along Route 1, Route 43, and beyond. Much of the rural character …

Governor Moore announces relaunch of Baltimore Red Line

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Flanked by local, state, federal and community leaders, Governor Wes Moore on Thursday announced the relaunch of Baltimore’s Red Line, a major investment in transit to enhance east-west connectivity across the Baltimore region. Governor Moore made the announcement at the West Baltimore MARC Station joined by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller; Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld and …

Baltimore County to develop framework for new Resilience Authority to combat ‘climate change’

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced plans to develop a framework for a Resilience Authority that will finance, and support sustainability infrastructure projects to protect Baltimore County’s shorelines, communities, and residents from “climate threats,” according to the official press release. In addition, officials on Thursday announced that Baltimore County was awarded nearly $2 million to support climate resilience efforts in …

Olszewski announces more than $2.6 million in grants to local community organizations to support pandemic recovery

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that Baltimore County and the Baltimore Community Foundation have awarded more than $2.67 million in American Rescue Plan-funded grants to nearly 30 local community-based organizations to support their recovery and enhance efforts to strengthen neighborhood resiliency. “Baltimore County remains committed to helping our residents recover from the long-lasting effects of the …

Baltimore County, St. Joseph Medical Center, CCBC announce workforce development partnership to support high-demand nursing positions

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, and the Community College of Baltimore County on Monday announced the Public Health Pathways Program, an innovative workforce development partnership that aims to connect residents in historically underserved communities with high-demand nursing positions through customized educational programming and community wraparound supports. The joint initiative will leverage federal American Rescue Plan …

Governor Hogan calls on Senators Cardin, Van Hollen to support Global War on Terrorism Memorial on the National Mall

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the nation prepares to honor Veterans Day, Governor Larry Hogan this week urged U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen to support bipartisan legislation to authorize the construction of a Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) Memorial on the National Mall. A majority of U.S. Senators—including more than a dozen Senate Democrats—have agreed to co-sponsor this legislation. “Since …