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Charlotte A. Burrows, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2019, vice Jacqueline A. Berrien, resigned. Benjamin L. Cardin, of Maryland, to be a Representative of the United States of America to the Sixty-ninth Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
A survey released today by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources indicates 73 percent of Marylanders want their state and local governments to take actions to protect their communities against the impacts of climate change, and more than half believe protecting coastal areas from sea-level rise should be a high or very high priority for the Governor and the General Assembly. The report is the first of four to be released this fall from a survey of over 2,000 Maryland citizens conducted this spring by George Mason University in conjunction with the Climate Communication Consortium of Maryland.
Maryland has agreed to provide local school systems more time for students to get required vaccinations after school superintendents raised concerns about children missing school because they could not meet the deadline. The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is offering a 45-day extension to allow students to get the required vaccinations.
Md. campaign finance complaints stack up Election day nears in Maryland. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/15/election-campaign-finance/15681403/ FILE - In this July 16, 2014 file photo, Maryland Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan, center, poses for a picture at the 38th Annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield, Md.
The Maryland Department of the Environment is giving some employees the day off after bedbugs were discovered in a portion of the agency's headquarters building in Baltimore. Agency spokesman Jay Apperson says employees who work on one floor of the building were granted administrative leave for Monday.
Last year, Maryland positioned itself as an East Coast leader in offshore wind development with the passage of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 . The Sierra Club's Maryland Chapter worked for more than three years to get the bill passed.
The latest advertisements on behalf of Larry Hogan, the GOP candidate for Maryland's Governor, have focused on tying his opponent, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown, to the tax policies of Governor Martin O'Malley .
The Maryland State Highway Administration is hosting a Stuff a Truck event this weekend to collect donations for the Maryland Food Bank . Stop by the AutoZone at 2707 Mountain Road in Pasadena on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to drop-off a non-perishable food donation.
Fight to ratify Equal Rights Amendment draws new interest Thousands of women are expected to rally in Washington on Saturday for women's equality. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/09/11/maryland-equal-rights-women/15468965/ Thousands of women are expected to rally on the west lawn of the Capitol in Washington on Saturday for women's equality, voting rights and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, adopted by Congress in 1972.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is participating in the multi-state "Day to Serve" volunteer effort kicking off Thursday. DNR says they're hosting a number of service projects, from a statewide food drive to State Park cleanups.
State income tax laws generally build on federal tax law. The typical pattern is to begin the calculation of state taxable income with federal taxable income and then to modify it by adding or subtracting items where state tax policies differ from federal tax policies.
Supports the Executive Director in developing and managing policies and programs to develop public awareness of access to justice issues. The position identifies, researches, analyzes and recommends policies and programs for the Maryland Access to Justice Commission to pursue on behalf of Marylanders facing critical barriers to justice.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:19 am
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