Tag: Intercounty Connector
State Roundup: Battle over crime, taxes
by Meg Tully | February 21, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Governor declares emergency for crime proposals, says proposed sales tax expansion for schools would destroy economy; Thurgood Marshall’s early education school to become community space; bill to ban medical marijuana in jails returns; Marylanders rally against Trump funding cut for Chesapeake; FBI called to Salisbury for racial threats; bill looks at handcuff use for warrants; MACO opposes solar panel mandate; Rawlings-Blake named to Bloomberg campaign; state grants for workforce assessment proposed; editorial on jailhouse informants; Humane Society calls for end to wildlife killing contests; ICC detours continueRead More
$2.6 billion transportation audit finds no problems; BPW heaps praise on departing secretary
by Len Lazarick | May 4, 2012 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 3 |
Many audits of state agencies find wasted dollars, poor accounting controls, lax purchasing measures and even occasional fraud; so it’s worth pointing out that legislative auditors reviewing $2.6 billion of spending that went through the transportation secretary’s office found absolutely nothing. The good news comes as Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley announced she’s leaving the post July 1, after almost three years in the job.Read More
Transportation officials say ICC is not to blame for toll hikes
by Len Lazarick | May 15, 2011 | News | 5 |
Large increases in tolls on Maryland’s bridges and tunnels were proposed last week, but Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley said angry motorists should not be directing their blame at the new Intercounty Connector. They should look around at the state’s other toll roads, bridges and tunnels, and see the maintenance that needs to be done on them.Read More
Blog: Better late than never at ICC as I-95 roars by
by Len Lazarick | April 20, 2011 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 0 |
We waited a long-time for the Prince George’s County executive to show at the event on I-95 at the Intercounty Connector. But the developers of Konterra had been waiting decades longer for an interchange that they finally got by swapping land with the state so it could finish the last leg of the ICC.Read More
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