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Maryland Association of Counties

It’s been 12 long years, and local governments are still on a starvation budget for their own roads. This is the year to fix that.

In the wake of a visitor surge so great that Maryland state parks turned people away 292 times last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic,…

It rained on-and-off Friday during the crab feast, an eagerly-anticipated ritual that helps cap off the annual Maryland Association of Counties’ summer conference. And…

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) is expected to sign a bill Tuesday that will ban state officials and employees from retaliating against someone…

One Maryland lawmaker wants to change the way several rural counties elect their commissioners, arguing that those counties’ current systems disenfranchise people of color….

Renewable Energy

As President Biden moves fast on climate change, with a slew of executive orders in his first weeks in office, Maryland lawmakers are considering…

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott (D) on Thursday announced Natasha Mehu as the director of the Mayor’s Office of Government Relations, where she will…

Thursday marked the beginning of Maryland’s statewide text-to-911 service, which allows certain cellphone users to text for help in an emergency when placing a…

As the July 25 end of the federal moratorium on evictions looms, local government officials in Maryland say they can’t stop a housing crisis…

It took weeks of prodding, but Maryland’s small counties will soon begin receiving federal COVID-19 funds from the state. Department of Management and Budget…