More Approvals from the Board of Public Works

District 1B A request from the Maryland Department of the Environment for new funding up to $5,445,701 ($510,535 loan + $4,935,166 grant) to Allegany County for the Braddock and Jennings Run Sewage Conveyance Improvements project. This project consists of three contracts to replace two deteriorated sewage pumping stations with one regionalized pump station and to rehabilitate the aging sewage … Continue reading More Approvals from the Board of Public Works

Jennings Randolph Lake’s 25-Year Lease

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Maryland Park Service, Office of the Attorney General, and Baltimore District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finally resolved the complicated U.S. Department of Labor issues related to our lease at Jennings Randolph Lake boating facility. As a result, DNR recently executed a new 25-year lease agreement at Jennings Randolph … Continue reading Jennings Randolph Lake’s 25-Year Lease

Funding in Our District

District 1A: A request from the Department of Natural Resources to commit $50,000 from the Local Parks and Playgrounds Infrastructure funding allocated to Allegany County to construct composting restroom facilities, hand washing stations, and associated park amenities at Nevison Park (Item 1A.3 of the Department of Natural Resources’ Real Property Agenda). District 1B: A request from the Department of … Continue reading Funding in Our District

Parental Rights and the Florida Law

We have had many narratives brought about in the last few weeks in regards to Florida House Bill 1557. This is the newly signed Parental Rights in Education Law. This bill will prohibit school districts from teaching inappropriate materials on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity to children in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. It also … Continue reading Parental Rights and the Florida Law

UPDATE: New Congressional Maps

The Governor's Office issued a statement saying that he would sign the newly passed Congressional Districts (shown above). This guarantees the Republicans one seat from the Eastern Shore (represented by Andy Harris) and a very competitive and decent chance of winning the Western counties and have proper representation. The Democrats are then guaranteed four seats … Continue reading UPDATE: New Congressional Maps

Funding for Allegany County

The Department of Natural Resources has received a grant request for Local Parks and Playgrounds Infrastructure Funding assistance in the amount of $71,150 from Allegany County for the Piney Plains Community Park Ballfield Restoration project.  This project proposes to update the existing ballfield to include a new scoreboard and bleachers, storage shack and dugout repairs, … Continue reading Funding for Allegany County

Funding and Grants for District 1

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, the Board of Public Works will be considering several items that impact your District 1.  Specifically: District 1A: A request from the Department of Natural Resources to commit $16,050 from the Local Parks and Playgrounds Infrastructure funding allocated to Allegany County to repair and resurface the existing tennis courts at the Bel Air … Continue reading Funding and Grants for District 1

House Republicans Call for More Tax Cuts

ANNAPOLIS – Following the Board of Revenue Estimates’ announcement that Maryland’s budget surplus has climbed to a historic $7.5 BILLION, House Republicans today renewed their call for widespread tax relief for Marylanders. “Marylanders need and deserve tax cuts right now,” said House Minority Leader Jason Buckel. “Inflation is at 7.9%, the highest in forty years. Gas … Continue reading House Republicans Call for More Tax Cuts