Politics

Olszewski announces legislation to revitalize Baltimore County Commission Veterans’ Affairs

TOWSON, MD—In honor of Veteran’s Day, Baltimore County Executive Olszewski on Thursday announced that he will introduce legislation to expand, enhance, and revitalize Baltimore County’s Commission on Veterans’ Affairs. “Out of courage and a deep sense of duty to our country, so many brave men and women have made incredible sacrifices to defend our freedoms and our way of life,” …


Events, Family, Politics

Governor Hogan announces Day to Serve initiative in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday issued a proclamation declaring September 11 through October 10 as Day to Serve month in Maryland, and encourages all Marylanders and state employees to choose at least one day to participate in or host a volunteer activity. The Day to Serve initiative unites Marylanders in their volunteer efforts and recognizes the exceptional community service …


Governor Hogan issues proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday issued a proclamation recognizing September as National Suicide Prevention Month and highlighting the administration’s participation in the nationwide Governor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans, and their Families. Maryland joins 41 other states and one U.S. territory in issuing similar proclamations today. “Each and every life taken by suicide is a devastating …

Bill honoring veterans assigns portion of MDOT MVA specialty plate fees to Maryland Veterans Trust Fund

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new law taking effect July 1 benefits Maryland veterans every time certain special vehicle registration plates are purchased from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA). House Bill 646 was passed in the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session and allocates $10 from the sale of certain plates to Maryland Veterans Trust Fund, a non-emergency, temporary …

Governor Hogan honors Korean War veterans, families

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan this week honored more than 100 Korean War veterans, families, and surviving spouses at a welcome home reception co-hosted by the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs. The governor presented a Governor’s Citation to Dr. Paul Cunningham, president of the Korean War Veterans Association. “It is such an incredible honor to have …

Essex Precinct officers reach out to the homeless

Officers in the Essex Precinct of the Baltimore County Police Department have begun an outreach to the homeless. The outreach program is the idea of Essex Precinct Commander, Captain Andre Davis. Captain Davis was concerned about the welfare of the homeless during the winter months. He also knew that it is not uncommon for officers to get complaints about homeless …