Tag: Treasurer Nancy Kopp
The state’s fiscal outlook appears to be very bright over the next two years even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring about considerable economic uncertainty, Bureau of Revenue Estimates Director Andrew Schaufele said Tuesday.Read More
Frederick County Councilman Kai Hagen Thursday blasted a recent decision by the Board of Public Works to advance Gov. Larry Hogan’s traffic relief congestion plan for the Capitol Beltway.Read More
Traffic congestion relief is on the way for Marylanders who live in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region following a Wednesday afternoon vote by the Board of Public Works to move forward with a $54 million contract to begin pre-development work on an ambitious Capitol Beltway expansion plan.Read More
Maryland’s COVID positivity rate drops below 6%, hospitalizations are at their lowest level since April
The number of positive coronavirus cases in Maryland has dropped to 5.81 percent and the number of COVID-related hospitalizations in the state are at their lowest level since April 5, according to data released by the Department of Health on Wednesday.Read More
The Board of Public Works kicked a $240,000 loan to renovate and expand a popular sports bar franchise down the road on Wednesday. The board will instead decide whether to grant the economic development loan, which is 27% of total project costs, to the Towson Greene Turtle on York Road at the next Board of Public Works meeting on Aug. 21.Read More
The Board of Public Works on Wednesday deferred a $2.5 million contract to give advice on housing agency bonds because there was just one bidder, but — despite objections from Comptroller Peter Franchot — approved $32 million for video lottery terminals at the Ocean Downs Casino.
Franchot, as usual, was the principal naysayer on the most controversial items for the board, which must approve state contracts over $25,000. The board is made up of Franchot, Gov. Martin O’Malley, and Treasurer Nancy Kopp.Read More
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