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Archive for August 14th, 2006

A Fox/Merdon Aging in Place Property Tax Proposal

Posted by David Keelan on Monday, August 14, 2006

Update: I didn’t have all the details yesterday, just a heads up of what was to come.  See my new post on this issue.

This afternoon Chris Merdon proposed Property Tax legislation for Howard County Senior Citizens based upon actions of the General Assembly session of 2006.  I am glad he siezed upon the opportunity to help this important segment of our community.

Over the past few years attempts have been made to assist Howard County Senior citizens with an escallating tax burden, especially where property taxes are concerned. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in County Executive, Fox, Howard County, Merdon | 10 Comments »

Ehrlich and O’Malley Tied

Posted by David Keelan on Monday, August 14, 2006

BALTIMORE – Campaign staff for Republican Gov. Robert Ehrlich and his Democratic challenger, Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley, were puzzled Friday by a recent poll showing Ehrlich and O’Malley tied in the race for governor.

At least one poll conducted in June showed the governor trailing O’Malley by as much as 16 percentage points. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Ehrlich, Maryland, O'Malley | 2 Comments »

The Authority on Campaign Ads

Posted by David Keelan on Monday, August 14, 2006

Update: I got an email from a reader who confirmed that they saw this ad too.

This is a rather nebulous post.

Who is aware of the nuances of campaign finance law?  Hopefully, our candidates for public office are.  I would imagiine that if one ran before or for the first time they would thoroughly read the campaign guide provided by the State or Local board of elections.

With that said I need to go to the Double T diner on Rt 40 (near Bethany Lane) in Ellicott City and check this out for myself. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Fundraising, Howard County | 1 Comment »