Posts Tagged ‘ Martin O’Malley ’

Ortt Appointed Director of the Maryland Geological Survey

Ortt Appointed Director of the Maryland Geological Survey

Governor Martin O’Malley today appointed Richard Allen Ortt, Jr. Director of the Maryland Geological Survey. An extremely well-respected member of the Geologic, Hydrologic and Chesapeake Bay scientific community, Ortt has been with the Survey since 1992, most recently serving as acting director since the retirement of former director Jeffrey Halka this past June. “Rich...
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Md House Minority Whip Responds to O’Malley/Brown

“Better Choices, Better Results Forum” Today, Governor Martin O’Malley held the first of several planned “Better Choices, Better Results” Forums. The event was held at Goucher College and focused on jobs. House Minority Whip Kathy Szeliga released the following statement regarding the Governor’s comments today: “It is amazing that the Governor took this opportunity...
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MDA Withdraws Request on Changes to PMT

MDA Withdraws Phosphorus Management Tool Regulations   Department to Meet with Stakeholders and Resubmit Regulations The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) today withdrew its request to the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) for emergency status on the proposed changes to the Maryland Phosphorus Management Tool (PMT). This action also cancels...
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O’Malley Hosts Sixth Annual Buy Local Cookout

Governor Celebrates “Buy Local Challenge” Week July 20-28 with cookout featuring local products, local recipes, local chefs Governor Martin O’Malley and First Lady Katie O’Malley hosted the sixth annual Buy Local Cookout at Government House and officially recognized Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week, which encourages Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally grown, produced...
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Governor O’Malley says “Tell Me More”

We’ve been able to accomplish quite a bit together over the past few years. We’ve driven down unemployment and recovered 95% of the jobs lost during the Great Recession, all while retaining a AAA bond rating. We passed some of the nation’s toughest laws to reduce gun violence — banning assault weapons, limiting magazine...
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Governor to Recognize “Buy Local Challenge” Week

Governor and First Lady O’Malley will host the sixth annual “Buy Local” cookout and officially recognize Maryland’s “Buy Local Challenge” week, which challenges Marylanders to incorporate at least one locally grown, produced or harvested product into their meals each day. At the Governor’s cookout, 14 teams of local producers and chefs will prepare creative...
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Governor Announces Menu for Annual Buy Local Cookout

Governor Announces Menu for Annual Buy Local Cookout

Governor O’Malley Announces Local Menu for the 6th Annual Buy Local Cookout; Signature Kick-off Event Challenges All Marylanders to “Buy Local, Eat Fresh” Governor Martin O’Malley announced today the 16 recipes that will be featured at the 6th Annual Buy Local Cookout, an increasing popular event that will celebrate Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge Week,...
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O’Malley & Educators Partner to Restore Streams

O’Malley & Educators Partner to Restore Streams

In a first of its kind effort, Governor Martin O’Malley met with teachers and educators from across the State today to explore how the next generation of Marylanders could help restore the Bay, one stream at a time. Under this new statewide stream restoration partnership, schools would adopt the streams and tributaries on or...
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Torrential Downpour of Tax, Fee & Toll Increases

Today, Maryland Republicans gathered with business owners and citizens to protest the virtual downpour of tax, fee and toll increases heaped on them by Governor Martin O’Malley. “In particular, we are objecting to the Rain Tax and the gas tax increase which became effective today, July 1st,” said House Minority Leader Nicholaus Kipke (Dist....
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Dr. John Roache Appointed CSM Trustee

Dr. John Roache Appointed CSM Trustee

Maryland Gov. Martin J. O’Malley has appointed John W. Roache, MD of St. Mary’s County to the College of Southern Maryland Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2013. Roache, who maintains a private surgical practice in Mechanicsville, has a distinguished career within the medical field as well as within the local volunteer fire and...
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DNR & O’Malley Stress Water Safety

DNR & O’Malley Stress Water Safety

NRP Officers ramp up enforcement; Operation Dry Water this weekend Governor Martin O’Malley and the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) are urging boaters, park patrons and anyone planning to spend time on the water to make safety their first priority. Two drownings over the weekend bring the total number of water-related deaths to six...
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Maryland State House – Call 911 – Ambulance Needed

Opt Ed Piece from Senator Nancy Jacobs Maryland drivers are getting ready to head to the emergency room for a transfusion, as Governor O’Malley is sucking their life’s blood out of them, or should I say the few dollars they have left in their wallets. With all the legislation that was passed in the...
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Another #1 for Maryland Schools

Another #1 for Maryland Schools

“Low-income students in Maryland made more academic progress over an eight-year period than in any other state in the country, according to a new report. Fourth- and eighth-grade students in Maryland eligible for free and reduced meals raised their reading and math scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress — the standardized test...
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Actions on Rooting Out Corruption at BCDC

Actions on Rooting Out Corruption at BCDC

GOVERNOR MARTIN O’MALLEY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL ACTIONS TO COMBAT GANGS AND ROOT OUT CORRUPTION AT BALTIMORE CITY DETENTION CENTER Governor Martin O’Malley today announced actions already taken since the indictments at the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC), as well as a plan that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS) will enact moving...
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Citizens & Organizations Invited to Celebrate Outdoors Days

Citizens & Organizations Invited to Celebrate Outdoors Days

Governor O’Malley Proclaims June Great Outdoors Month Nationally recognized Great Outdoors Month is right around the corner and Governor Martin O’Malley’s Partnership for Children in Nature is helping citizens celebrate! The second annual Celebrate Maryland Outdoors Days encourages families to get outside and invites Maryland organizations to post and promote their nature-inspired events. This...
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Letter from Governor Martin O’Malley

I stopped by the Center for American Progress yesterday morning to talk about the choices we’ve made as a state to create jobs and strengthen Maryland’s middle class. The speech highlighted the balanced approach we took in Maryland that has enabled us to make record investments in schools, jobs, and infrastructure while simultaneously taking...
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O’Malley Declares Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

O’Malley Declares Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

Citizens Encouraged to Help Prevent the Emerald Pest from Spreading Governor Martin O’Malley has designated May 19-25 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week in Maryland – a time to educate citizens about this invasive pest that has been wreaking havoc on the state’s ash trees since it was discovered in 2003. The Maryland Department...
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Ron George on Prison Scandal Prevention

RON GEORGE, HAD INTRODUCED BILLS IN 2008 AND 2009 THAT WOULD HAVE CREATED AN ENVIRONMENT WHICH WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THE RECENT BALTIMORE CITY PRISON SCANDAL. His “RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAM”  bills would have redirected many of the Black Guerilla gang members away from their daily drug dealing and into programs that could have...
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Republican Caucus Condemned O’Malley/Brown Administration

Republican Caucus Condemned O’Malley/Brown Administration

House Republicans: Inaction of O’Malley/Brown Administration and Democratic Leadership Contributed to Prison Scandal Today, Members of the House Republican Caucus condemned the O’Malley/Brown Administration and Democratic leadership in the Maryland General Assembly for their failure to address the corruption in the state’s correctional facilities. “Republican members of the House of Delegates are disappointed in...
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O’Malley Appoints New MHIB Members

Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed two new members and re-appointed three current members to the Maryland Horse Industry Board, a program within the Maryland Department of Agriculture that represents various equine activities and organizations across the state. Members serve four-year terms and are charged with promoting and marketing Maryland’s equine industry as well as...
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O’Malley Signs Landmark Forest Legislation

Maryland establishes first in the nation policy Governor Martin O’Malley today signed into law first-of-its-kind legislation that amends Maryland’s forest conservation policy to maintain the State’s current 40 percent tree canopy ─ a no-net-loss. The bill establishes new and expanded reforestation incentives and tools to help landowners and local governments meet and surpass the...
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O’Malley Appoints Commission Members, Advisory Board

Governor O’Malley Appoints New Members to Maryland Agricultural Commission, Young Farmers Advisory Board Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed six new members to the Maryland Agricultural Commission, an advisory body comprised of representatives from different commodity groups who provide the Agriculture Secretary with information and recommendations on policies and issues facing the agriculture industry. Members...
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Chefs Have Until May 6 to Submit Recipes

Chefs Have Until May 6 to Submit Recipes

Chefs Have Until May 6 to Submit Recipes for Governor O’Malley’s “Buy Local”     Cookout Finalists will Prepare Dishes Featuring Local Products at Government House During Buy Local Challenge Week Chefs using local Maryland ingredients have until May 6 – just about one week — to submit original recipes for the Sixth Annual...
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The Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform

Statement from the Governor’s Office of Health Care Reform on Carriers’ Insurance Form and Rate Filings In response to the filings posted by the Maryland Insurance Administration today, which show rates carriers have proposed for plans to be offered on the Maryland Health Connection, the state-based health insurance marketplace to be operated by the...
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DNR Announces Changes to Leadership Team

DNR Announces Changes to Leadership Team

Three agency veterans promoted as Griffin heads to State House Following Governor Martin O’Malley’s appointments of John R. Griffin as Chief of Staff and Joseph P. Gill as Secretary of Natural Resources, the two this morning announced additional changes to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) leadership team. “I am honored to have...
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