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Posts Tagged ‘regulations’

Governor Martin O’Malley Submits More Than 130 Regulations to be Repealed, Revised or Streamlined, March 9th, 2012

regulationsRecommendations to be submitted to the AELR Committee ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 9, 2012) – Governor Martin O’Malley today – Governor Martin O’Malley today submitted 131 state regulations to be repealed, revised or streamlined to the Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review Committee.  On October 17, 2011, Governor   Read the Rest...

Regulatory Reform (2012), March 1st, 2012

Following an Executive Order issued in 2011, State agencies conducted a comprehensive review of all regulations to identify those that could be revised, repealed or streamlined to enable economic and job growth.  Thanks to the help of Maryland’s business community and our dedicated citizens, more than 130 regulations were identified for reform.

Governor O’Malley, Senate President Miller, House Speaker Busch Announce Legislative Hearings to Explore Job Creation Opportunities, October 17th, 2011

Transportation, Infrastructure and Job Creation Initiatives to be Discussed and Set Tone for 2012 Legislative Session; Governor Announces 60 Day Review of State Regulations ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 17, 2011) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced a plan to spark job creation in Maryland and to build consensus for a comprehensive jobs package for the 2012  Read the Rest…

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009, March 1st, 2009

Requires the state to develop plans, adopt regulations, and implement programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 25% from 2006 levels by 2020.  Scientists worldwide agree that early carbon reductions of at least 25% are necessary to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.  With these plans in place, Maryland will be setting the stage for  Read the Rest…

Smart, Green, and Growing – Smart and Sustainable Growth Act of 2009, March 1st, 2009

Clarifies that a local jurisdiction must implement and follow the comprehensive plan it adopts.  Local comprehensive plans encompass a consensus view of the future development of the jurisdiction. Countless hours are spent by citizens and public officials considering the future of their jurisdiction and developing a local comprehensive plan to carry out that vision. A  Read the Rest…