March 21, 2014

During the House Appropriations' Transportation and the Environment Subcommittee decision meeting on March 18, Subcommittee leaders expressed an interest in advancing the $10 million in county pothole repair funding (as proposed by the Senate last week as part of its budget plan) - in an attempt to make those funds available this spring, responding to the dire consequences of a harsh winter on local roadways. (Read More


 Environment and Land Use News      

Environmentalists to Seek Repeal of State Exemption From Stormwater Fees in 2015 


Point/Counterpoint Commentaries on the Chicken Tax 


Conservation Groups Will Fight Proposed Cuts on Program Open Space & Land Preservation Programs    


US EPA Workshop Highlighting Local Government Climate & Energy Strategies - April 30  



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Dates to Remember:
March 25 Hearing: SB 600 - Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program

March 25 Hearing: HB 308 - Public Safety - Statewide Interoperability Radio Control Board - Established

March 27 Hearing: HB 727 - Procurement - Prevailing Wage - Applicability

MACo Summer Conference -  August 13-16, 2014 


Corporate Partner Profile: Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company  

Chesapeake Employers Insurance's
10 Money-Saving Tips & Tools

Overview of the Best Practices to Help Save Money on Your Workers' Comp Insurance 

Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company, formerly IWIF & a MACo Gold Corporate Partner, can help you save money on your work comp costs!   


From adopting a safety culture and policy & procedures for reporting injuries to programs and trainings, CEIWC can be of service to you. (Read more


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