Posts Tagged ‘ Congress ’

CECIL CHATTER: Gush, The Bus, and Water Wings Redistricting

February 26, 2011

Gov. O’Malley, USDA Secretary, Gush Over Grant It sounded like a political lovefest when Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack in a conference call with reporters a few days ago to announce $5 million in “hunger-free community” grants in eight states, including $923,000 for Maryland. Vilsack is a former...
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Elkton Population Surges in New Census Report

February 10, 2011

The town of Elkton saw significant population growth in the past decade while the rest of the county’s towns saw more modest gains, according to new census data. Elkton grew by 29.8 percent, growing from 11,893 people in 2000 to 15,443 in 2010, according to census data. Elkton moved up a notch, from 18th...
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CECIL CHATTER: SAG, SNOW and SIGNS for 2016

January 29, 2011

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are debuting a new feature on Cecil Times, called “Cecil Chatter,” that will be a roundup of tidbits from here and there and observations on things of interest, or amusement, for the Upper Eastern Shore. Got a tip on something quirky, juicy, just plain funny or exasperating? Drop us a line...
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Nancy Jacobs Elected Senate GOP Leader; Pipkin Named Whip

January 22, 2011

State Senator Nancy Jacobs (R-34) has been elected to the top Republican leadership post in the Senate, just a few months after she was voted out of the party leadership. The surprise turnabout came after a week of turmoil among Senate Republicans and signals a shift to the right in the chamber’s GOP caucus....
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Maryland Keeps Eight Seats in U.S. House, Census Says

December 21, 2010

Maryland will retain its current eight seats in the U.S. House of Representatives under new 2010 census data released Tuesday, which also showed the state’s population grew by 9 percent since the last count in 2000. More detailed state and county demographic information will not be forthcoming until February and March, and those statistics...
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