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A Capital Budget that Works, May 16th, 2013

Today, Governor O’Malley and the Presiding Officers signed the FY2014 Capital Budget into law to make the investments that educate, innovate and rebuild our infrastructure. The $3.7 billion capital budget makes investments to support and leverage almost 43,000 jobs. The capital budget invests over $698 million in K-12 and higher education. We’re investing $338 million  Read the Rest…

The Cost of Inaction, March 4th, 2013

By Takirra Winfield, Press Secretary Driving on roads that are congested, deteriorated or unsafe costs Maryland commuters $6.2 billion each year. Driving on roads that are congested, deteriorated or unsafe costs the average DC commuter 67 hours of lost time, 32 gallons of wasted gas, and $2,195 out-of-pocket each year. Driving on roads that are  Read the Rest…

A Year in Pictures, December 27th, 2012

As the year comes to a close, we wanted to share a few of our favorite photos from 2012. December 8, 2012: The O’Malleys with service members at their holiday open house November 12, 2012: The Governor chats with UMUC students stationed in Afghanistan November 6, 2012: Maryland becomes the first state ever to defend  Read the Rest…

A Visible Sign of Progress, June 20th, 2012

By Secretary Beverly Swaim-Staley Today, a very visible sign of progress sailed under the Bay and Key bridges and on into the Port of Baltimore.  Four huge cranes have arrived to complete the new 50-foot berth at the Port of Baltimore.  The landside portion of the new berth was completed earlier this year.  The four  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on the Passage of the U.S. Senate’s Transportation Bill, March 14th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s passage of its version of a federal surface transportation authorization bill: “I’d like to commend the U.S. Senate for its leadership and appreciation of two urgent needs – jobs and improvements to our nation’s roads, bridges, railways and waterways. I’d also  Read the Rest…

Second Opinions, February 6th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications Last week Governor O’Malley delivered the State of the State address where he laid out a clear vision for the future of our State focused on job creation, strengthening our middle class, and the dignity of every Maryland family and individual. The Governor’s plan balances record cuts–$7.5 billion over  Read the Rest…

Maryland Tech Council Awards, May 10th, 2011

Bethesda, MD As Delivered Wow what an impressive group of human beings. It is great to be here with all of you; it really is. This is a tremendous. Larry Letow thank you for your leadership of the Tech Council. It’s great to have the opportunity to be here with you and René Winsky and  Read the Rest…

Maryland Chamber of Commerce, May 4th, 2011

Batlimore, MD As Delivered It’s great to be here with all of you. These have been some difficult years and I just want to say thank you on behalf of all the people whose livelihoods depend on your leadership, depend on your ability in these times to be able to continue and find a way  Read the Rest…

Transportation Roundtable, April 29th, 2011

Columbia, MD As Delivered Over the last several years, we’ve been able to do a number of things, however difficult politically: We’ve been able to forge the precious consensus necessary in order to move forward. We’ve cut by $6.8 billion the spending of our State Government, the largest cuts in spending we’ve ever had to  Read the Rest…

Maryland Transit Administration – Transit-Oriented Development (2008), March 1st, 2008

Establishes Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) as a transportation purpose in order to strengthen coordination between land use and transportation planning.  Investments are targeted towards enhanced transit access, bicycle and pedestrian amenities, and the promotion of transit-oriented development.  By clustering development around transit sites, TOD seeks to maximize the State’s investment in transit, ease congestion on our roadways,  Read the Rest…