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Governor O’Malley Issues Response to PSC Ruling on Uber, New Transportation Services, August 6th, 2014

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor O’Malley issued the following statement on today’s ruling by the Public Service Commission on expanding transportation service access for Marylanders:   “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ranked Maryland as the #1 state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship for three years in a row. As new innovations change the  Read the Rest…

NewDEAL Leaders Conference, November 22nd, 2013

Washington, D.C. Good morning.  I’m glad all of you behaved last night so you could be up early today. It’s wonderful to be with all of you, and I want to thank Helen for her inspiration of pulling together the NewDEAL leaders. I think this group is really, really important.  We’ve communicated with each other  Read the Rest…

Center For American Progress 10th Anniversary Policy Conference, October 24th, 2013

Washington, D.C. Good afternoon. Thank you, Neera, for that kind introduction. And congratulations to you, and to John, and to everyone who’s been associated with CAP or encouraging CAP for the last 10 years. CAP’s work over the last 10 years has shown us the way forward. It is the way to a future of  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Hosts Roundtable on Digital Learning, October 23rd, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD– Governor Martin O’Malley today joined educators, state officials and education advocates at a digital learning roundtable to discuss strategies for reaching students in new and innovative ways and preparing them for the 21st century workforce. “We must ensure that educators and school leadership have the tools they need to make technology an asset in  Read the Rest…

Maryland’s Economic Recovery Drives Down Employers’ Unemployment Tax Rates, October 16th, 2013

Many Maryland employers to see unemployment insurance tax reduced by 70 percent  ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Leonard J. Howie III and Maryland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kathy Snyder to announce that Maryland’s economic recovery has once again driven down unemployment insurance tax  Read the Rest…

Completion of One Maryland Broadband Network, October 15th, 2013

Stevensville, MD Principal Schrecongost, thank you for your leadership. I consider myself an old friend of Kent Island High School, and I want to thank all of you young men and women for your excellence. I visit a lot of schools, but I rarely visit schools where I see the achievement on the test scores  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley, Senator Mikulski and County Executive Ulman Celebrate Completion of One Maryland Broadband Network, October 15th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and state and local officials to observe new broadband capabilities at Kent Island High School and celebrate the completion of the One Maryland Broadband Network. “If we are to continue to grow our economy and create jobs and opportunities  Read the Rest…

Konterra Solar Carport Ribbon Cutting, October 15th, 2013

  Laurel, MD It’s wonderful to be here with all of you. Tony, thank you for your introduction and your acknowledgement of the fact that when we make better choices, we actually do achieve better results. I want to thank not only Tony but our host, Kingdon Gould, generations one and all. Where is Melissa?  Read the Rest…

Breakthrough or Breakdown?, October 8th, 2013

Fyodor Biotechnologies Corp. is on the precipice of a breakthrough in investigating sources of fever, other than malaria, in developing countries. Chairman and CEO Dr. Eddy Agbo was thrilled when he received word, only last week, of a National Science Foundation grant for their work. But before they could even process the payment, our federal government needlessly shut down.

Governor O’Malley Announces New Life Science Advisory Board Members, October 1st, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today thanked the outgoing members of the Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board and announced the appointment of seven new members. Created in 2007 by Governor O’Malley, the Board has worked to implement a strategic plan that includes BioMaryland 2020, a 10-year, $1.3 billion strategy for moving Maryland’s life sciences  Read the Rest…