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Team USA, June 22nd, 2012

In a few weeks, hundreds of dedicated athletes from across our country will travel to London to represent our great nation. They’ll compete, win medals and stand proudly as our national anthem plays and our stars and stripes waves high. But they can’t do it alone. The U.S. Olympic team receives no government funding and  Read the Rest…

200th Anniversary Ceremony: From Enemies to Allies, June 18th, 2012

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Baltimore, MD Thank you all very, very much. It is a great honor and a privilege to be with all of you on this 200th anniversary as we commemorate the War of 1812 and, in particular—with a little bit of hometown pride—the courageous and pivotal role, decisive role,  Read the Rest…

Helping Maryland’s Caribbean Community Succeed &Thrive, June 6th, 2012

By Lt. Governor Anthony Brown Governor O’Malley and I recognize that diversity is our greatest strength, and there is no limit to what we can achieve when we commit to working together.  Over the course of our nearly six years in office, we have launched numerous commissions to give a greater voice to diverse constituencies  Read the Rest…

For the love of racing, May 18th, 2012

By Ashley Valis, Intergovernmental Affairs (and “lover of all things equestrian”) As Preakness Day draws closer, the excitement in Baltimore and, more specifically, around Pimlico Race Course is revving up. From college kids excited about their first trip to the infield, to women shopping for that perfect Preakness hat, Baltimore is abuzz with anticipation over the running of the  Read the Rest…

The compassion that defines us, March 12th, 2012

Last November, we announced the Compassionate Marylander award – an essay contest for Marylanders to tell us how they or someone they nominated have made a positive impact on the lives of their neighbors, or how their own life has been changed by volunteering in their community. Today, we announced the winners, who will receive  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Congratulates the Baltimore Ravens on their Fourth Straight Year in the Playoffs, January 13th, 2012

January 5, 2012 Governor declares “Purple Friday” for state employees; requests 6 St. Paul State office building and Government House to be lit purple   ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 5, 2012) – Governor O’Malley today wished the Ravens luck as they enter the playoffs and announced “Purple Friday” for state employees. “We are extremely excited to  Read the Rest…

A Fight for Our Children’s Future, December 2nd, 2011

By Katie O’Malley Over the course of this week, Martin and I have been leading a trade mission to India to help bring jobs and opportunity back to Maryland. And while our entire delegation continues to work to bring back jobs for our families, I have also had a unique and humbling experience visiting with  Read the Rest…

What is your favorite fall dish?, October 11th, 2011

This month, First Lady Katie O’Malley launched ChopChop Maryland, a fun way for parents and children to cook together. You can learn more about the program and sign up to get monthly recipes here. Take our latest poll:

Measuring What Matters, September 21st, 2011

When it comes to measuring the economic progress we’re making as a State and as a nation, we usually rely on our nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), or here in Maryland, our Gross State Product (GSP). But what if we want to measure a broader kind of progress? The progress that comes from breathing cleaner  Read the Rest…

Remarks by Tadesse Meskele at Benefit Corporations Event in Takoma Park, September 19th, 2011

First, I would like to thank you all for allowing me to come here to tell you [about] the human conditions in coffee growing countries, in particular focusing on my country’s small holder coffee farmers which produce 95% of the countries fine coffee. I would also like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Blessed Coffee  Read the Rest…