Posts Tagged ‘ Governor Martin O’Malley ’

Gov. O’Malley Declares State of Emergency

Gov. O’Malley Declares State of Emergency

Governor Martin O’Malley this morning signed an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency for all Maryland counties as the State continues to monitor Hurricane Sandy and its potential impact. The declaration gives the state flexibility to activate the Maryland National Guard and provide assistance to local emergency managers. “As Hurricane Sandy makes its...
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O’Malley Statement on Close of Special Session

O’Malley Statement on Close of Special Session

Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement on the close of the Special Session and the completion of the FY 2013 budget: “I’d like to thank Senate President Miller, House Speaker Busch and the members of the General Assembly for completing work on the State’s FY2013 budget. “With their leadership and willingness to come...
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O’Malley Announces Special Session

O’Malley Announces Special Session

Governor Martin O’Malley recently announced that he would convene a special session of the Maryland General Assembly beginning on May 14, 2012. The special session will be held to complete work on Maryland’s budget to ensure that Maryland’s Triple A bond rating is protected, and critical investments in public education, public safety, the State’s workforce,...
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O’Malley Signs Laws to Improve Fishery Management

O’Malley Signs Laws to Improve Fishery Management

Today, Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law several pieces of legislation to improve enforcement of our natural resource laws and further sustainable fisheries management and aquaculture businesses. The bills were supported by watermen groups, recreational fishing groups and environmental organizations.  “Legislation signed by Governor O’Malley today sends a strong message about our mission to...
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MD Officials Hold 1st Bill Signing of 12′ Legislative Session

MD Officials Hold 1st Bill Signing of 12′ Legislative Session

Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., House Speaker Michael E. Busch, and Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown to sign legislation to protect public education and improve Marylanders’ quality of life. The Governor signed into law the Maintenance of Effort (MOE) bill and the Maryland Health Improvement and Disparities...
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DNR Invites Marylanders To Join Oyster Growing Program

DNR Invites Marylanders To Join Oyster Growing Program

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for communities to help raise baby oysters for the 2012 season through the Marylanders Grow Oysters program. Now in its fifth year, the program is bigger and better than ever thanks to enthusiastic citizens who have helped establish and expand this effort. “I would like...
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MD Same Sex Marriage Bill Passes in the House

MD Same Sex Marriage Bill Passes in the House

Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement on Feb. 17, after the House of Delegates passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act of 2012: “Today, the House of Delegates voted for human dignity.  Speaker Busch and his fellow Delegates deserve a lot of credit for their hard work.  At its heart, their vote was a vote...
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Statement from Gov. O’Malley on Maryland Schools Being Named #1 in the Nation for Four Straight Years

Statement from Gov. O’Malley on Maryland Schools Being Named #1 in the Nation for Four Straight Years

Governor Martin O’Malley, delivered a keynote address on Jan. 12, 2012 at the Education Week Quality Counts 2012 event, where Maryland’s public schools were once again named the number-one public school system in the nation, now for four years in a row. The Governor released the following statement: “I’d like to thank the students,...
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St. Mary’s Granted $75,000 for New Leonardtown Community Park

St. Mary’s Granted $75,000 for New Leonardtown Community Park

Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown, who recenly chaired the Board of Public Works (BPW), announced approval of a recreational project in St. Mary’s through Program Open Space. “I am pleased to support these local recreational projects,” said Lt. Governor Brown. “Not only do these areas promote active, healthy lifestyles, they help build a sense of...
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St. Mary’s College Amongst Kiplinger’s Best

St. Mary’s College Amongst Kiplinger’s Best

Governor Martin O’Malley issued this statement following Kiplinger’s ranking  of five Maryland institutions among the nation’s “Best Values” in Public Colleges 2012: “I’d like to congratulate the University of Maryland, College Park, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Salisbury University, Towson University, and the University of Maryland Baltimore County for being among Kiplinger’s ‘Best Values’...
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November Jobs Report

November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley has released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November.  The report shows that Maryland’s unemployment rate improved 0.3 percentage points in November to 6.9 percent – 1.7 percentage points below the national average. Maryland employers added 2,000 jobs in...
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Flags to be Flown at Half Staff

Flags to be Flown at Half Staff

This is to advise you that Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half staff on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 from sunrise to sunset. This action is in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, in memory of the brave Americans who sacrificed their lives...
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October Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley recently issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of October. The report shows that Maryland employers added 3,100 jobs. Maryland’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percentage points to 7.2 percent, and is 20 percent below the national rate of 9 percent. “Our...
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