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Sacrifices, Liberties And Hope For The Future

By Nathan VolkeCouncilman, District 3 In May, we celebrated Memorial Day and honored the brave women and men who have paid the ultimate price to secure our freedoms. We can never adequately thank … more

An Update On Environmental Matters

By Steuart PittmanCounty Executive Anne Arundel County has some good environmental laws on the books. Those laws are designed to protect our natural areas and our many rivers, creeks and streams … more

Miracles, Mathematics And Graduations

By Brian ChisholmDelegate, District 31 If I told you that you were going to win a $100 million lottery 10 times in your lifetime, would you believe me? I am going to assume that every one of you … more

Election Day Page Program

By Bryan SimonaireSenator, District 31 We continue to hear that we want young people to get involved in their government and civic duties. However, every election, few young people come out and … more

Historic Tax Increases Proposed In New Budget

In total, the county spending will increase by $106 million - almost 7% over last year. more

Visioning Anne Arundel

The decisions we make in the upcoming GDP will live with us for decades to come and it is imperative that we get them right. more

The Crab Report

The report indicates a healthy and rebounding population of blue crabs with an estimated 594 million crabs believed to be living in the bay, which is an increase over last year by 223 million. more

Republicans And Racial Equality

We once taught our students that the Republican Party was the party of emancipation, racial integration and freedom for all. more

The Warrant Process

Ignoring a warrant, not being aware of a warrant, or avoiding warrant service can often be more troublesome than the original charge that caused the issuance of a warrant. more

Simonaire Hosts Student Winners Of “Senator For A Day” Essay Contest

Students were challenged to write an essay about proposed legislation they found interesting, or about what they would do if they were to be a senator for a day. more

Letter To The Editor: HOPE For Alzheimer’s

There are 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. Among the 110,000 Marylanders who are included in this number is my wife, Kathy. I’ve transitioned from being her care … more

Letter To The Editor: Chesapeake Schools Environment

I am a resident of this community and walk the paths and ground’s exterior of our school’s campus at least four times a week for exercise. I usually don my jacket, walking shoes and … more

Corine Frank Announces Board Of Ed Candidacy

Photos Provided Pasadena resident Corine Frank announced her candidacy for the District 3 Anne Arundel County Board of Education seat from during a campaign kick-off in front of Chesapeake High … more

Past, Present And Future

The session was filled with high energy, high expectation, high drama, high disappointments and the inevitable high costs. more

Reflections On The Legislative Session

After the historic re-election of Governor Larry Hogan, I was hopeful the Democratic majority in the General Assembly would be more willing to work with him on behalf of the citizens of our state. more

Heated Debate On Political Scholarships

Simply put: I believe politicians should not use taxpayer dollars to personally award scholarships to their constituents. more

Changes In Anne Arundel County

We are implementing plans and forging partnerships that will improve delivery of service, better protect our communities and strengthen courthouse security. more

Spending Your Money: County Budget Coming Up

Here are some of the budget priorities we heard from residents. more

What Do We Want From Government, And How Will We Pay For It?

Information is empowering. more

Judicial Transparency Is Needed

One of the primary duties of government is to keep its citizens safe from criminals who would do them harm. more
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