Smart growth supporters such as former Gov. Parris Glendening say it's an economic development tool.
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June 9, 2014 Comments Off on Smart growth pitched by former Md. governor Glendening
May 29, 2013 Comments Off on State agency to move HQ to Prince George’s County
A state agency based in Anne Arundel County — and its 380 employees — will move to a new headquarters in Prince George’s County in June 2015.
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December 21, 2012 Comments Off on Frederick Co. officials bristle at growth plan
FREDERICK — Perceived state interference in local growth issues drew fiery language from Frederick County commissioners, with one saying leaders in Annapolis should “stay the hell out of our business.” The flare-up came as commissioners discussed carving the county into ...Read More »
November 8, 2012 Comments Off on Glendening discusses superstorm, climate change
LAUREL— Superstorm Sandy and this summer’s derecho that knocked out power to many Marylanders are prompting a resurgence in discussions about global climate change, former Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening said Thursday. The former Democratic governor and president of the Smart ...Read More »
April 13, 2012 Comments Off on D.C. leaders consider easing height restrictions
WASHINGTON — A leading House Republican is talking to District of Columbia leaders about easing the height restrictions that have limited buildings in the nation’s capital to about 12 stories for more than a century. Advocates say easing the restrictions ...Read More »
November 15, 2011 Comments Off on Suit challenges Frederick County re-zoning
FREDERICK — The proposed rezoning of nearly 200 Frederick County properties could lead to 17,000 more homes that would increase sprawl, harm the environment and lead to higher taxes to provide services, opponents said Tuesday as they announced a lawsuit. ...Read More »
September 2, 2011 1 Comment
CUMBERLAND — An Allegany County official says a legal battle over the hotly disputed Terrapin Run housing development in rural western Maryland may be coming to an end. The Cumberland Times-News reports that County Attorney William Rudd says the developer ...Read More »
August 18, 2011 Comments Off on Md. planning department releases new sprawl statistics
Gov. Martin O’Malley will renew his call for a statewide growth plan Friday at the annual Maryland Association of Counties summer conference in Ocean City. Plan Maryland, as the administration calls it, would steer population growth into already developed areas ...Read More »
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