January 31, 2014
Senator James N. Robey, Courtesy of Maryland General Assembly

On behalf of MACo, the Maryland Senate issued a resolution Wednesday praising Senator Jim Robey for his dedication to the people of Maryland and awarding him MACo's Marilyn J. Praisner Public Service Award.


The late Marilyn Praisner served on the Montgomery County Council and School Board; she also served as MACo President. Praisner was a champion for children's issues and worked diligently on behalf of her county and the state of Maryland. The Praisner Public Service Award reflects the outstanding commitment shown by elected officials in their service to local government, their constituents, and the state of Maryland.
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Governor, Lt. Governor Ask Sustainable Growth Commission for Infill & Redevelopment Policy     


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Dates to Remember:
February 4, 3pm - Capital Fiscal Briefing - Subcommittee on Capital Budget

February 6 - Hearing: HB 240 - Environment - Solid Waste Management Practices - Maryland Recycling & Landfill Diversion Task Force

February 7, 1pm - Capital Fiscal Briefing

MACo Summer Conference -  
August 13-16, 2014


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10 Ways Local Government Can Use Social Media - from CivicPlus

For local government, having an active social media presence with relevant content posted regularly can help boost your fans and followers. But sometimes finding content and keeping social media channels active can be a challenge. If you manage a local government Facebook, Twitter or other social media account and are looking for some content ideas, this article is for you. (Read more from MACo's Gold Partner)  


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