Maryland Board of Education issues Mask Mandate

The Maryland Board of Education issued a mask mandate for all students across Maryland schools. The House Minority Caucus issued a statement today, voicing concerns regarding the Board's "unprecedented usurpation of local control". It is irresponsible and unacceptable for an unelected group of individuals to make a sweeping ruling without the local governments or the … Continue reading Maryland Board of Education issues Mask Mandate

Funding for District 1C

This Wednesday, September 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Public Works will be considering funding for the following projects in District 1C: A request to enter into a grant agreement for a $15,000 grant to the Board of Directors of the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvement, and … Continue reading Funding for District 1C

Governor Hogan Announces $400 Million for Universal Broadband for Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced the launch of Connect Maryland, a transformative new initiative to supercharge the State of Maryland’s broadband investment with a total new investment of $400 million to fully address the digital divide. The governor made the announcement in Snow Hill, where he was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson, House … Continue reading Governor Hogan Announces $400 Million for Universal Broadband for Maryland

Update for New Funding for District 1

Last week the Maryland Board of Public Works approved funding for District 1. They are listed below: District 1A: A request from the Department of Natural Resources to grant $70,000 of Program Open Space statewide funds for the acquisition in fee simple of 27.5 +/- acres (Miller property) in Garrett County.  Thiscompletely forested property is adjacent to Potomac State … Continue reading Update for New Funding for District 1

Hogan Announces Broadband Funding

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

McKay for Senate Announcement

Over the weekend, Delegate Mike McKay launched his campaign for the District 1 seat in the Maryland Senate. He made the official announcement on Sunday evening at the Allegany Fair in Cumberland.  “After thoughtful consideration and conversations with my family, I have decided to seek election as the next Senator from District 1,” said McKay. … Continue reading McKay for Senate Announcement