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Governor Moore unveils ENOUGH Act with support from local officials, community leaders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week unveiled the ENOUGH Act, a first-in-the-nation state-level effort to end concentrated poverty. Joined at LIFE Ministries Church in Brooklyn by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller; Senate President Bill Ferguson; Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones; Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott; Baltimore City Councilwoman Phylicia Porter; Baltimore Community Foundation Chief Executive Officer Dr. Shanaysha Sauls; …


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Governor Moore, federal partners announce $15 million for new electric vehicle charging stations in Maryland as Hertz dumps EVs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld and Coppin State University President Anthony L. Jenkins at Coppin State University to announce that the Maryland Clean Energy Center, the state’s official green bank, …


Baltimore County, City form Service Line Partnership to guide residents through the EPA lead and copper inventory

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) have formed the Baltimore Service Line Partnership, a collaboration to address new federal regulations aimed at protecting communities from lead exposure in drinking water. The Partnership is managing a comprehensive program to identify lead service lines in the Baltimore water …

Governor Moore announces $67.5 million investment to redevelop Harborplace during 2023 Baltimore Together summit

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Monday announced that the State of Maryland will invest $67.5 million to redevelop Harborplace during the second annual Baltimore Together summit. During the summit’s press conference this morning, MCB Real Estate Managing Partner P. David Bramble announced plans to revitalize and redevelop Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, representing a generational opportunity to reimagine Baltimore’s waterfront for …

NOW YOU KNOW: A big task ahead for new water task force

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Last week, a press release was issued from Baltimore County regarding membership in the Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force, created by the General Assembly earlier this year. We have been asked to share the information regarding upcoming meeting dates with our constituents so that this process …

Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and State of Maryland leaders announce Regional Water Governance Task Force members

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, state and local officials named the members appointed to the Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force. The 13-member coalition is a diverse group of experts and stakeholders from across Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and the State of Maryland who aim to address pressing water-related challenges in the region and foster sustainable solutions. Created by an act of …

Voluntary Water Restriction issued for residents, businesses in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—Out of an abundance of caution, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works, in conjunction with county and state partners across the Baltimore area, on Thursday evening issued a ‘Voluntary Water Restriction,’ urging residents and businesses throughout the regional service area to voluntarily reduce excessive water usage. This system-wide water conservation request is effective immediately for Baltimore City, Baltimore …

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 …