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Governor O’Malley Highlights Efforts to Strengthen the Middle Class, Protect Public Health and the Environment, October 31st, 2013

Sustainability Forum third in a series focusing on the Administration’s strategic goals    LAUREL, MD — Governor Martin O’Malley today hosted Maryland’s Better Choices, Better Results Forum on Sustainability,  the third in a series of statewide sessions designed to foster an ongoing, collaborative dialogue on strengthening the middle class.  More than 300 stakeholders joined the Governor, cabinet officials and  Read the Rest…

Maryland League of Conservation Voters: Climate Visionary Award, October 29th, 2013

Annapolis, MD Carol [Browner], thank you for your leadership, thank you for your voice and thank you for everything that you continue to do with the Center for American Progress. We in Maryland like to think that we are the center of American progress. (Applause) It feels that way tonight, doesn’t it? It is so  Read the Rest…

North American Association for Environmental Educators Award, October 11th, 2013

Baltimore, MD As prepared for delivery Thank you, Don. It is truly an honor to receive this award. We created the Maryland Partnership for Children in Nature in 2008 to connect children with their natural world and to educate them to become responsible stewards of our troubled planet. Our efforts have been buoyed by amazing  Read the Rest…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on New EPA Motor Fuel Standards, March 29th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement on new motor fuel standards announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): “The new motor fuel standards proposed today by the Environmental Protection Agency under President Obama’s leadership will help Maryland reach its goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020. Reductions from  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Highlights “Better Choices, Better Results” in 2013 State of the State Address, January 30th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today delivered his seventh State of the State address before members of the Maryland General Assembly, invited guests, and the citizens of Maryland.  In his address, Governor O’Malley focused on the better choices made to achieve better results for our job creation, Maryland schools, and a strong and growing middle  Read the Rest…

State of the State, January 30th, 2013

Better Choices; Better Results Annapolis, MD A footnoted version of the speech is available here. Acknowledgments Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Distinguished Minority Leaders, Lieutenant Governor Brown, Treasurer Kopp, Governor Hughes, Governor Glendening, Attorney General Gansler, Attorney General Curran; colleagues in city and county government; Congressman Cummings, Congresswoman Edwards; Mayor Vincent Gray, from our neighbors in New  Read the Rest…

ICYMI: Chesapeake Bay Improving, Green Group Says, January 3rd, 2013

By Raquel Guillory Director of Communications In Maryland, we’ve set the goal to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay by 2025. While we still have a ways to go, through the process of BayStat and effective policies, we’re making significant progress. Read the article below to learn more about the Bay’s improving health. Key  Read the Rest…

A Brighter Future for Maryland, December 7th, 2012

In this “People Behind the Policies” blog, we hear from one of the founders of Maryland-based Astrum Solar and learn how their business relates to our goal to Increase Maryland’s In-State renewable generation 20% by 2022. “A Brighter Future for Maryland” You’ve probably driven past them and not even noticed. For the past five years,  Read the Rest…

Net Impact Conference, October 26th, 2012

Baltimore, MD Thank you all very much,… I wanted to share a few thoughts with you as the CEO of the common platform we call the State of Maryland.  I am blessed to serve a great People, and I know we have some Marylanders here that are participating. This is a great organization, and I’m  Read the Rest…

Anacostia Trail Final Phase, October 15th, 2012

Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery Thank you Senator Cardin – our friend Ben – and thank you all very much.  We truly wouldn’t be here without the federal investments you secured for our region, Senator, and we all owe you a debt of gratitude. It’s a great source of pride among Marylanders that our  Read the Rest…