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Ken Ulman

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  • A tragedy of undetermined cause [Editorial]

    A tragedy of undetermined cause  [Editorial]
    We join with those who mourn the young people who died in the senseless shooting at the Mall in Columbia Saturday morning. And we are grateful to those police and firefighters who fearlessly responded to the scene and extend our sympathies to those...
  • Savage Branch Library renovations begin

    Howard County libraries will be closed Monday, Oct. 14 to observe Columbus Day. Meanwhile, renovation work on the Savage branch of the Howard County Library System, shuttered since earlier this year, is beginning. "Our library system is a key part of...
  • Howard Co. proposes increased benefits for volunteer firefighters

    Earlier this month, County Executive Ken Ulman introduced a bill to the County Council expanding retirement benefits for volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel. The benefit package, called the Length of Service Award Program, or LoSAP, will have an...
  • Where there is a will, Howard's Macfarlane finds a way [Political Notebook]

    Where there is a will, Howard's Macfarlane finds a way [Political Notebook]
    Earlier this month, incumbent Howard County Register of Wills Byron Macfarlane announced his intention to run for re-election in 2014. Which begs an important question: What exactly does a register of wills do? As might be inferred from his title,...
  • For one contingent EMT, time runs out in Lisbon

    For one contingent EMT, time runs out in Lisbon
    Wayne Sharpe worked as a contingent at the Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company for 33 years and seven months. He's been a volunteer paramedic for even longer. But now, he's on the hunt for a new job. Though he still volunteers at the Lisbon station, Sharpe,...
  • Broadband connectivity makes Md. more competitive

    Thanks to reporter Arthur Hirsch for his comprehensive article on the completion of a valuable statewide broadband project in Maryland ("Fiber-optic network lighting aspirations across state," Oct. 7). After having participated in the launch of this...
  • Ivey attacks Brown over bumpy health care rollout

    Ivey attacks Brown over bumpy health care rollout
    Less than a week into her role as a running mate for Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor, Democrat Del. Jolene Ivey on Thursday also assumed the role of attacker. Ivey criticized the ticket's chief political opponent Lt. Gov....
  • Craig, Gansler pledge tax breaks for pensioners

    Craig, Gansler pledge tax breaks for pensioners
    Two candidates for governor — one Democrat and one Republican — pledged tax breaks for thousands of retirees who collect pension benefits as they sought the endorsement of the Maryland teachers union. Speaking Friday to the fall meeting of...
  • Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals

    Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals
    An attempt by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to pivot from character concerns to issues in the increasingly nasty gubernatorial contest yielded more vitriol Tuesday as Gansler accused a rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, of putting politics ahead of...
  • Straddling the city-county divide

     Straddling the city-county divide
    In a recent editorial you noted that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, who lives in Prince George's County, followed the traditional formula of appealing to the Baltimore region by choosing Howard County Executive Ken Ulman as his running mate ("Twin...
  • State Sen. Robey, in his last term, appointed majority leader

    State Sen. Robey, in his last term, appointed majority leader
    When Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller Jr. took the opportunity to announce that state Sen. Jim Robey would be the next Senate Majority Leader during a speech at an Oct. 23 fundraiser for Del. Guy Guzzone, everyone in the room was the...