Glade Valley Government Health 

Governor Hogan Announces Phase 1 of Re-Opening and Lifting of Stay at Home Order

After announcing a “flattening of the curve” and declining numbers of new infections, hospitalizations, ICU patients, and deaths, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the lifting of the Stay at Home Order and announced Phase One of Recovery Efforts, dubbing it “Safer at Home.” When laying out his plan for recovery three weeks ago, Governor Hogan laid out four essential goals for Phase One of the Recovery: Expanded Test Capacity, Increased Hospital Surge Capacity, Ramping Up Supply of PPE, and Robust Contact Tracing. Maryland also would require a sustained flattening or…

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Maryland Dept of the Environment Approves Frederick County Government Financial Plan for Stormwater

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has approved the five-year Financial Assurance Plan for Frederick County Government’s stormwater compliance program, County Executive Gardner announced at a public information briefing Wednesday afternoon. In a recent letter to Manager Shannon Moore, Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources, Director Lynn Buhl, MDE Water Management, states, “After reviewing Frederick County’s 2016 Financial Assurance Plan, MDE has determined that the county has demonstrated that is has sufficient funding in its plan for stormwater compliance.” The letter further states that “Frederick County is commended for…

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Editorial Elections Talking Maryland Politics 

Democratic Dominos Set to Fall in Maryland

George Wenschhof The announcement by Maryland U.S. Democratic senator Barbara Mikuski that she would not be running for reelection set off a momentous chain reaction among Democratic elected officials and activists. On Tuesday April 26, primary election day in Maryland, voters will determine the outcome.

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