Maryland Association of Counties

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Association of Counties
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

County joins new investment program

By Matthew Bieniek, Cumberland Times-News, Md. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesSept. 30 -- CUMBERLAND -- Allegany County has joined a new investment fund in hopes of gaining a higher return on funds to be used to pay for providing retiree health ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Valentine seeking second term on county commission

Editor’s note: Commissioner Bill Valentine submitted this announcement as a candidate for Allegany County Commission.William R. “Bill” Valentine was elected to the office of Allegany County Commissioner in 2010 for a four-year term, and is now seeking ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Arundel council to consider county exec salary hike, affordable housing bills

The Anne Arundel County Council is poised to vote Monday on a bill that would hike the county executive's salary.The biweekly public meeting at the Arundel Center in Annapolis at 7 p.m. is also scheduled to include debate on a proposed affordable housing ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Prince George's County Council considers five percent pay boost

advertisementA Prince George’s County Council proposal to raise the pay of its members and the county executive is coming under fire from some residents due to the amount of the increase and the timing.“In recent years, the county has had to impose furloughs ... [Published Gazette.net - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Candidate announcement submitted

Editor’s note: Commissioner Bill Valentine submitted this announcement as a candidate for Allegany County Commission.William R. “Bill” Valentine was elected to the office of Allegany County Commissioner in 2010 for a four-year term, and is now seeking ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

Hogan releases new video on Chesapeake Bay

| By Michael DresserRepublican 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 ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Allegany County leader high on Blaine Young

While I am not a resident of Frederick County, I can tell you about and recommend a true leader that you have serving the citizens now — Blaine Young!I have had the pleasure of knowing Blaine for several years now. I was also elected in 2010 to the Allegany ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Sep 04 2014]
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 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brown and Hogan to attend gubernatorial forum

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan are scheduled to discuss their campaigns for governor. The Maryland Association of Counties is holding a forum with the two candidates on Saturday in Ocean City, ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 16 2014]

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"The intent would be not to ever use this trust for operating funds, only funds we have allocated to the OPEB Trust " said Bennett
"This is for our teachers, police officers, firefighters — the people that are the backbone of our community" Louder said
"We've got to get the other states to pay their fair share," he says in the video. "We've got to be tough, we've got to stand up for Marylanders, we've got to fight back against the federal government, and we've got to, if necessary, take these other states to court."
...rights of all Marylanders," said Gustavo Torres, executive director of CASA de Maryland, the state's most prominent advocacy group for immigrants. "Under Governor O'Malley's leadership, Maryland has knit together a community and we look forward to counties across the state following suit."

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County joins new investment program [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 30 2014]
Valentine seeking second term on county commission [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 16 2014]
Arundel council to consider county exec salary ... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 14 2014]
Prince George's County Council considers five p... [Published Gazette.net - Sep 09 2014]
Candidate announcement submitted [Published Cumberland Times-News - Sep 08 2014]
Hogan releases new video on Chesapeake Bay [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 06 2014]
Allegany County leader high on Blaine Young [Published Frederick News-Post - Sep 04 2014]
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]
Brown and Hogan to attend gubernatorial forum [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Aug 16 2014]
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