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Governor Wes Moore, Baltimore Orioles issue joint statement on future of team

BALTIMORE, MD—On Wednesday, Governor Wes Moore and the Baltimore Orioles announced their joint commitment to creating a long-term, multi-decade, public-private partnership that both develops and revitalizes the Camden Yards complex as a magnet for sports tourism and leverages Maryland taxpayers’ investment in the property: Governor Moore and the Orioles look forward to continuing the conversation about the next evolution of …


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Former Maryland Delegate Impallaria pleads guilty to misconduct in office for misusing state funds

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland State Prosecutor Charlton T. Howard III on Friday announced that former Maryland State Delegate Richard K. Impallaria pleaded guilty to misconduct in office for misusing state funds. The Honorable Stacy McCormick, Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, accepted the plea and scheduled a sentencing hearing for June 21, 2023. According to the Statement of Facts read in court …


Maryland Department of Emergency Management makes up to $25 million available to local jurisdictions for disaster resiliency projects

REISTERSTOWN, MD—The Resilient Maryland Revolving Loan Fund Program (RLF Program), which will provide money to local governments to help pay for hazard mitigation projects, is now open. The program is administered by the Maryland Department of Emergency Management, and the fund was created by legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan. “This …

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 …

Board of Public Works approves new stadium lease agreement for M&T Bank Stadium between Baltimore Ravens, Maryland Stadium Authority

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday unanimously approved a new stadium lease agreement between the Maryland Stadium Authority and the Baltimore Ravens that extends the team’s commitment to remain in Baltimore and support investment in M&T Bank Stadium through the end of the 2037 NFL season, with two five-year options to extend. “This is an exciting day …

Anthony G. Brown sworn in as Maryland’s 47th Attorney General

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday was sworn in as the 47th Attorney General of Maryland, pledging to advance an ambitious agenda of increasing equity and justice for all Marylanders. “Given the position of trust we hold, we must provide advice not only on purely legal questions, but also on the critical areas where law and policy intersect, which will …

Governor Hogan announces preliminary FY24 budget plan, health care investments for rural and vulnerable communities [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced preliminary recommendations for the state’s Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) budget, a plan that supports continued economic growth and community revitalization, strong fiscal responsibility and budget sustainability, and key investments in critical areas—including expanding access to health care for rural and vulnerable communities. “I pledged to bring fiscal responsibility and common sense to our …

Six BCPS seniors chosen to serve as Maryland General Assembly student pages for 2023 legislative session

TOWSON, MD—Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have been selected to serve as student pages for the 2023 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly.  Two of the six attend Perry Hall High School and Eastern Tech. The students are: Josie Choe, Dulaney High School Maja Durkovic, Eastern Technical High School David Klein, Towson High School Aima Raza, Western School …