Maryland Association of Counties

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Association of Counties
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Discussion of Maryland Association of Counties Conference Attendance

Targeted News ServiceWESTMINSTER, Md., Aug. 27 -- Carroll County issued the following news release:Senior county staff members who attended the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference held earlier this month discussed some highlights ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

County could create veterans program

CUMBERLAND — A program in place in Carroll County to provide help to veterans working through paperwork and bureaucracy could be adopted in Allegany and other counties, said Allegany County Commission President Michael McKay. McKay called the potential ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rural coalition growth may continue

CUMBERLAND — An organization designed to give rural counties more clout could gain new membership based on discussions between the coalition’s chairman, Allegany County Commissioner Michael McKay, and representatives of the interested county governme ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Making better lawmakers means reasonably spending taxpayer dollars on training

Ask any CEO whether he or she believes it’s worth their company’s while to pay to train their employees, and the answer will most likely be a resounding “yes.” Training creates stronger employees with better skills, which in turn leads to a more productive, ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hogan releases new video on Chesapeake Bay

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan doubled down on his efforts to seize the issue of the environment from Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown Tuesday, releasing a video in which he criticizes the O'Malley-Brown administration's efforts to protect ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

Md. GOP gubernatorial ticket takes ‘ice bucket challenge’; Democrats follow suit

By ,OCEAN CITY, Md. — Maryland voters had the opportunity to see this year’s Republican gubernatorial ticket pour buckets of ice water over their heads Friday afternoon. On Friday night, the Democrats followed suit.Larry Hogan, the Republican nominee ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland gubernatorial candidates take on Ice Bucket Challenge

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on Friday challenged Democratic rival Anthony Brown to dump a bucket of ice water over his head as part of a fund-raising campaign for medical research.Brown, notified of the challenge by a Baltimore Sun ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades

Republican Larry Hogan marveled at the giant stuffed animals inside an oversized claw game, a machine bigger than the back room in the campaign bus he rode into Ocean City Friday morning.“These are a lot bigger than the ones I used as a kid,” Hogan said, ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Illusion of frugality crushed [Editorial]

The Carroll County Commissioners' much touted and lovingly nurtured illusion of conservative leadership and frugal use of taxpayer dollars apparently isn't as important now that at least three members of the board are on their way out the door, and as ... [Published Community Times - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

4 Carroll commissioners, 7 county staff attending MACo conference

Carroll County taxpayers will be footing the bill for four county commissioners to attend all or a portion of a four-day conference in Ocean City this week, including two commissioners who will be out of office in December.The Maryland Association of ... [Published Community Times - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Several Carroll commissioners to attend MACo conference

A majority of the Carroll County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to attend the Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference in Ocean City this week.Commissioners Richard Rothschild, Robin Bartlett Frazier, Doug Howard and Haven Shoemaker are ... [Published Community Times - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Brown, Hogan agree to a first debate

The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off.Democrat Anthony G. Brown and ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 07 2014]

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...that all Maryland counties follow the governor's lead," Sirine Shebaya, an ACLU attorney who has studied the issue closely, said in a statement. "We will continue to work with the governor's office to ensure that the policy is implemented in a way that truly respects the constitutional rights of all of Maryland's residents."
State Senator Joe Getty, Dist. 5, Carroll and Baltimore, also attended and commented: "My favorite presentation from the conference was the panel that included Carroll County Commissioner Robin Frazier on the topic of constitutional rights. Commissioner Frazier traced the recent legal maneuverings and court decisions to uphold legislative prayer conducted before meetings held by the Carroll County Board of Commissioners. Her thought-provoking commentary elicited the most comments from the audience of county officials from around the state."
"This administration is trying to push all of those problems on to the backs of struggling families in Maryland, have them pay for the entire clean up" he said
"That's something we can work on with a new cabinet" he said

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Blaine Young and Jan Gardner go head-to-head [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 31 2014]
O'Malley tightens rules on federal immigration ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Aug 30 2014]
Valentine Joins MACo Board of Directors [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 29 2014]
Discussion of Maryland Association of Counties ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 28 2014]
County could create veterans program [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 27 2014]
Rural coalition growth may continue [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 25 2014]
Making better lawmakers means reasonably spendi... [Published Frederick News-Post - Aug 24 2014]
Ocean City trip not a walk on the beach for Cal... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 22 2014]
Frazier Speaks at MACo Summer Conference [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 21 2014]
Cardin Highlights Upward Trend of O.C. Hospital... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Aug 20 2014]
Hogan releases new video on Chesapeake Bay [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 19 2014]
Md. GOP gubernatorial nominee Hogan still raisi... [Published Washington Post - Aug 18 2014]
Brown, Hogan talk — separately [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 18 2014]
Brown and Hogan, Maryland’s candidates for gove... [Published Washington Post - Aug 16 2014]
Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 16 2014]
Md. GOP gubernatorial ticket takes ‘ice bucket ... [Published Washington Post - Aug 16 2014]
Brown and Hogan to attend gubernatorial forum [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 16 2014]
MACO Conference Taking Place During Peak Season... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Aug 16 2014]
Ulman takes on ALS ice bucket challenge, with a... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Brown gets backing from leaders of 3 largest Md... [Published Washington Post - Aug 15 2014]
Maryland gubernatorial candidates take on Ice B... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Hogan decries arcade fees on tour of Ocean City... [Published Washington Post - Aug 15 2014]
Libertarian gubernatorial candidate tackles lon... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Hogan to talk economy in O.C. ahead of forum [Published WBAL Channel - Aug 15 2014]
Illusion of frugality crushed [Editorial] [Published Community Times - Aug 15 2014]
Posey launches write-in bid for commissioner in... [Published SoMdNews.com - Aug 15 2014]
School Start Date Petition Begins; Legislature ... [Published Maryland Coast Dispatch - Aug 15 2014]
O'Malley sweeps through Ocean City convention [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 15 2014]
Franchot pushes for later school start 1 hour ago [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Aug 15 2014]
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