Today, the Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding for various projects across District 1. You can check them out below. District 1A: A request from the Department of Natural Resources to commit $80,000 in funding from the Community Parks and Playground Program to construct a new pavilion with picnic tables and an access road at Meadow Park in Barton … Continue reading Funding in District 1
Governor Hogan announced in a statement this week that nearly $30 million in grants have been awarded to fund broadband infrastructure projects throughout the state. District 1 (Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties) will have $5,435,151 total in grants for expansion of existing broadband infrastructure and building new ones. Different contractors will be awarded parts of … Continue reading Hogan Announces Broadband Funding
Thanks for allowing me to share a few thoughts on Senator George Edwards' announcement earlier today that he would not be seeking another term in the Maryland Senate. I’d like to thank Senator George Edwards for his nearly four decades of service to Western Maryland. District 1 could not have asked for a more steadfast … Continue reading Thoughts on Senator George Edwards Retirement
Are you interested in serving on an advisory board? The Maryland Department of Health is looking for applicants to serve on several boards. The Potomac Center, Finan Center, and Western Maryland Hospital each have Citizens Advisory Boards. Board members are of both public (advocates, business leaders, medical professionals) and family members of current and former … Continue reading Interested In Serving on an Advisory Board
Did you know that we are on YouTube? Yes that's right we have have our own channel where we publish the videos we make for your viewing pleasure. You can go to the link below and check out all the ones we've uploaded and hit the subscribe button to always stay up to date with … Continue reading We’re on YouTube!
I am pleased to inform you all that the Board of Public Works has approved the $170,000 funding for two projects in the Town of Hancock. They were for the Town Plaza and parking area adjacent to the Western Maryland Rail Trail and C&O Canal and for Kirkwood Park. The Town Plaza will have resurface … Continue reading Approval for Projects in District 1C
In these difficult times, the Maryland Office of People's Counsel has created an "Energy Assistance Toolkit" in order to help those Marylanders who may be having problems paying their utilities on time or facing shut-offs. Below are links to the Toolkit itself, information in regards the Office of People's Counsel has created the toolkit, and … Continue reading Office of People’s Counsel Energy Assistance
Below is the new guide for the Maryland Department of Transportation Services. This has all of the contact information you will need as well as what offices you would need to get into contact with.
Delegate McKay had the pleasure of presenting a citation from the Maryland General Assembly to Bea McCullough as she celebrated her 100th birthday! https://times-news-cnhi-app.newsmemory.com/?publink=2ea09c16b
In Western Maryland, we celebrate and enjoy small town life, and the issues that affect our urban and suburban neighbors can seem far away. When it comes to the violent crime crisis in Baltimore City, it’s easy to ask, “why should I care?”