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Maryland Association of Counties

"Maryland's counties have locally funded an oversized share of transportation, maintenance, repair and capacity projects,” said Howard County executive and MACo President Calvin Ball.
Oct 18, 2023

Md. counties, municipalities push for continued state transportation aid

Local governments reiterated their reliance on the local share of “highway user revenues” to pay for roads.

Aug 22, 2023

Dwindling COVID relief funding forces tough decisions for Maryland’s counties

Maryland’s county governments have been deciding what to continue funding and how to spend the dwindling COVID relief money still available.

Aug 18, 2022

Hogan touts transportation aid during his tenure, but counties say it still lags

The president of the Maryland Association of Counties said a "significant increase" in state transportation aid represents a good start but more is still needed.

Mar 28, 2022

EMS funding bill, approved by Senate, moves to House

A bill to increase the amount of Medicaid reimbursement EMS providers receive when they perform their duties is making its way through the General Assembly.

Aug 24, 2021

Hogan senior aides test positive for COVID-19 after OC conference

At least three aides to Gov. Larry Hogan tested positive for COVID-19 days after some attended the Maryland Association of Counties convention in Ocean City.

Aug 17, 2019

Hogan draws line in Ocean City sand over Kirwan, taxes

OCEAN CITY — Gov. Larry Hogan drew a line in the sand Saturday, declaring he would not allow tax increases to be used to pay for a statewide education proposal whose costs would approach $4 billion annually. Speaking at an annual gathering of county leaders and legislators from around the state, Hogan said he was […]

Del. Patrick L. McDonough
Aug 24, 2018

McDonough Media?

When the Republican lawmaker leaves the House of Delegates in January, could his new career involve ownership of a local paper -- perhaps even more?

Aug 14, 2018

Conference makes a splash for county gov’t officials

Politics and public policy will be on the tongues of county and state officials headed to Ocean City for the annual Maryland Association of Counties summer conference.

Aug 9, 2018

Jealous sends regrets to Md. counties’ convention

An expected forum in Ocean City between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous is off.

Aug 19, 2017

Hogan casts aside O’Malley’s ‘Plan Maryland’

OCEAN CITY — Gov. Larry Hogan told county leaders — most from rural jurisdictions — that he is officially casting off a controversial state program meant to prevent sprawl that many local governments saw as an encroachment on their authority. Hogan’s announcement is mostly symbolic, as nearly all references to the program known as “Plan […]

Jan 6, 2017

Md. delegate Impallaria guilty of driving while impaired

Impallaria was found guilty in Worcester County Circuit Court after a trial on Wednesday

Aug 16, 2016

Md. counties’ conference touches on transportation, technology and Pokemon

Transportation and technology will be on the minds of many local officials heading to Ocean City for the opening of the Maryland Association of Counties annual convention. And many of those officials will be looking to Gov. Larry Hogan and his top transportation advisers to answer questions about a new scoring regime that has caused […]

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