Governor Moore visits MDOT, honors long-serving employees

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Wes Moore visited the Maryland Department of Transportation headquarters in Hanover this week to discuss the state’s transportation safety efforts. The trip included a tour of various MDOT facilities and a meeting with the agency’s Minority Business Enterprise program to discuss the steps that are being taken to diversify Maryland’s contracting opportunities for small, minority-, women-, and veteran-owned […]

Baltimore’s Light Rail to get $213M makeover

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) will receive $213 million in federal grant money that will be used to replace all 52 aging Light Rail cars in its fleet, the agency said this week. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration’s Rail Vehicle Replacement program, which is part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. […]

NOW YOU KNOW: The Governor’s Dangerous Housing Agenda

The following is an editorial piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Did you know that Governor Wes Moore has announced that one of his legislative priorities this year is to expand low-income housing across Maryland? Moore has said that he wants to create 96,000 low-income housing units. One of his bills, The Housing Expansion and Affordability Act (SB484/HB538), […]

Governor Moore announces $150 million transportation budget restoration

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As part of his Fiscal Year 2025 budget proposal, Governor Wes Moore this week announced the one-year restoration of $150 million in funding to address transportation needs across the state. The proposed funding will enable restoration of previously planned reductions to the Maryland Department of Transportation’s budget for one year and will continue to drive the Moore-Miller Administration’s commitment […]

Olszewski announces legislative agenda for 2024 Maryland General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that his administration’s robust legislative agenda for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly’s 2024 Legislative Session will include a continued focus on issues of housing, securing funds for critical community projects, modernizing regional infrastructure, and supporting public safety. “As we prepare to begin 2024, Baltimore County remains focused on working with our […]

NOW YOU KNOW: Year-end highlights – part 1

The following is a legislative update from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. As we prepare for a new year filled with resolutions and growth, we took some time to review the highlights of what has taken place between the 2023 and upcoming 2024 legislative sessions. Once we return to Baltimore County after Sine Die, the work does not end. […]