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Posts Tagged ‘Moving Maryland Forward’

ICYMI: President Obama Appoints Governor O’Malley to Task Force on Climate Preparedness, November 1st, 2013

“Maryland is among the states most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, including severe weather and sea-level rise. We have an obligation to do all we can to protect our land, infrastructure, and most importantly our citizens, and to make sure we are safe and prepared. That is why Maryland’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan includes a comprehensive climate adaptation strategy, and is why I signed an Executive  Read the Rest…

Governors Announce Bold Initiative to Put 3.3 M Zero-Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025, October 24th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor O’Malley and governors from seven other states today announced a groundbreaking initiative to put 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on the roads in their states within a dozen years. These governors have joined forces to revolutionize the automobile market by promoting zero-emission vehicles. The use of these clean vehicles will reduce greenhouse gas emissions,  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Hosts Roundtable on Digital Learning, October 23rd, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD– Governor Martin O’Malley today joined educators, state officials and education advocates at a digital learning roundtable to discuss strategies for reaching students in new and innovative ways and preparing them for the 21st century workforce. “We must ensure that educators and school leadership have the tools they need to make technology an asset in  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Celebrates the Completion of the State’s First Commercial Solar Microgrid at a Mixed Use Development, October 15th, 2013

Governor O’Malley joins together with FERC Chairman, Standard Solar, Konterra and Solar Grid Storage to dedicate Maryland’s first commercial solar microgrid at a mixed use development LAUREL — Today, Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff and executives from Standard Solar, Konterra and Solar Grid Storage, dedicated Maryland’s first commercial solar micro grid at  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley, Senator Mikulski and County Executive Ulman Celebrate Completion of One Maryland Broadband Network, October 15th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman and state and local officials to observe new broadband capabilities at Kent Island High School and celebrate the completion of the One Maryland Broadband Network. “If we are to continue to grow our economy and create jobs and opportunities  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Statement on Federal Government Shutdown, October 1st, 2013

ANNAPOLIS  –  Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement on the federal government shutdown and its impact on Maryland:  “The federal government shutdown that Congressional Republicans forced upon us will needlessly hurt hardworking Maryland moms and dads who are federal employees; harm small and large businesses across Maryland — including health, aerospace, and defense companies;  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley, New Jersey Governor Christie, Virginia Governor McDonnell Sign Letter of Support for Universities’ Collaboration on Unmanned Aircraft System Testing, September 27th, 2013

MOU strengthens Mid-Atlantic region’s potential to be selected as FAA test site Annapolis, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell in submitting a letter supporting a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in which the University System of Maryland, Rutgers University and Virginia Tech University agreed to collaborate and  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Highlights Efforts to Strengthen the Middle Class by Investing in Education, September 27th, 2013

Second policy forum in a series that focuses on the Administration’s strategic goals  WALDORF, MD (September 26, 2013) — Governor Martin O’Malley today hosted the “Better Choices, Better Results Forum – Education” — the second in a series of statewide forums aimed at fostering an ongoing, collaborative dialogue on the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s efforts to strengthen the middle class  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Promote Workforce Development and Community Hiring, September 23rd, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – As part of the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s ongoing focus on job training, Governor Martin O’Malley today issued an Executive Order directing State agencies to promote apprenticeship programs and encourage hiring in priority areas. The Order is part of the Administration’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the middle class by ensuring Marylanders have the skills  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces $5.5 Million in Early College, Digital Learning Grantees, September 18th, 2013

Investments to support cutting-edge education programs ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the first recipients of $5.5 million in total grants from two funds—the Digital Learning Innovation Fund and the Early College Innovation Fund—designed to promote programs that prepare students for jobs in the 21st Century economy. “In Maryland, we must ensure that our educators  Read the Rest…