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Father's Day- Building Families, Building Comm...

• COURTNEY WATSON FOR HOWARD COUNTY BLOG   11:44 AM ON SUN JUN 15 2014
When I was little, I knew my scientist-dad, Ed Cochran, as a builder. He could fix anything in our 150 year-old-house. He b...

Happy Father’s Day!

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   8:34 AM ON SUN JUN 15 2014
Every year on the third Sunday in June, families all across Howard County and around the country spend time to honor father...

JUNE 24 is Primary Day in Howard County!

• KEVIN SCHMIDT FOR DISTRICT 1   1:26 PM ON FRI JUN 13 2014
  JUNE 24 is Primary Day in Howard County! We have an early primary in Howard County this election year, and it’...

And the Fourth Shall be Third

• SPARTAN CONSIDERATIONS   9:23 AM ON FRI JUN 13 2014
So I ventured out into the Great Drizzle of ’14 yesterday morning…eyeglass lenses fogging up from the humidity.&n...

A Mini CA Board Recap

• HOCO RISING   7:40 AM ON FRI JUN 13 2014
From Nina Basu:Reg Avery made a motion to declare that the Inner Arbor Trust plans, as submitted to the County, contain ma...

History of LGBT Equality in Howard County

• COURTNEY WATSON FOR HOWARD COUNTY BLOG   8:30 AM ON THU JUN 12 2014
Last weekend some friends hosted a rally in support of my campaign for Howard County Executive and as a kick-off for LGBT P...

The 5 Things You Need To Know For Early Voting...

• TURNING MARYLAND   8:14 AM ON THU JUN 12 2014
1. What and When? Early voting starts today, June 12, and runs through June 19th from 10AM to 8PM. 2. Where? There are 63 l...

Out and In

• SPARTAN CONSIDERATIONS   10:50 PM ON TUE JUN 10 2014
Might have been bitten by a brown recluse spider this afternoon.  Or perhaps a particularly malicious dragonfly. ...

Primary Election Day – Lets Get Out The VOTE

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   1:47 PM ON MON JUN 9 2014
Primary Election Day is June 24 and Team Kittleman is recruiting volunteers to sign up to staff the polls at voting locatio...

Tom Coale, Democrat, House of Delegates, Distr...

• HOCO RISING   6:45 AM ON MON JUN 9 2014
If I've learned anything from my time in public service it is that you need to fight even when you're happy; even when thin...

Frustration

• AS I SEE IT!   4:01 AM ON MON JUN 9 2014
FrustrationI can only imagine the amount of frustration that the Obama administration must be feeling. The President and hi...

Gail H. Bates Official Kevin Forrest Schmidt E...

• KEVIN SCHMIDT FOR DISTRICT 1   5:36 PM ON SAT JUN 7 2014
Gail H. Bates, Maryland State Delegate, was kind enough to give me her official endorsement in advance of my campaign annou...

Want to Help Get Out The Vote?

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   12:46 PM ON FRI JUN 6 2014
It’s June and that means Early Voting is about to go into effect ahead of the June 24 Primary Election Day. Team Kitt...

Howard County Simulated Congressional Hearings

• HOCO RISING   6:53 AM ON WED JUN 4 2014
Yesterday, I participated as a judge in Simulated Congressional Hearings at Manor Woods Elementary.  It was fantastic....

Disappointed

• SPARTAN CONSIDERATIONS   9:35 AM ON TUE JUN 3 2014
By now, you have probably heard about the charge involving Brian Bailey’s connection with an amateurish website tha...

06/02/14 Statement

• NEWS - BRIAN S. BAILEY - DEMOCRAT FOR ...   6:30 PM ON MON JUN 2 2014
Released on June 2, 2014 STATEMENT FROM BRIAN S. BAILEYCANDIDATE, STATE DELEGATEDISTRICT 12, BALTIM...

OUTspoken Blog Commends Allan Kittleman

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   8:00 AM ON SUN JUN 1 2014
People often ask me why I take certain positions on divisive issues, and my answer is always the same: my beliefs are a dir...

Direct Mail Call

• SPARTAN CONSIDERATIONS   12:46 PM ON SAT MAY 31 2014
Enjoy hearing about D12? Direct mail?  This post is for you...Yes, a video clip!Stay tuned, as more will follow....

The Encouragement of Good Things

• HOCO RISING   6:58 AM ON FRI MAY 30 2014
Two things happened on Wednesday that provided me a collective realization regarding what we all can do to make this a bett...

Statement on the Passing of Maya Angelou

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   1:06 PM ON WED MAY 28 2014
I am deeply saddened to learn of Maya Angelou’s passing. Ms. Angelou taught us so much about living as an African-America...

Crunch Time in Faulkner Ridge

• SPARTAN CONSIDERATIONS   8:03 AM ON WED MAY 28 2014
Several weeks into a formerly crescent-fresh research assignment.  An increasingly immersive…and somnambulate...

Working Government

• HOCO RISING   6:47 AM ON WED MAY 28 2014
At my event this past Saturday, I said something a bit controversial...but had the time to explain - Ideas aren't enough.(W...

Preserving Merriweather for Future Generations

• COURTNEY WATSON FOR HOWARD COUNTY BLOG   10:02 AM ON TUE MAY 27 2014
My earliest memories of Merriweather Post Pavilion are from 1967. I watched my parents dress in formal wear, my dad in a tu...

A Good Look at the Central Committee

• AS I SEE IT!   4:31 AM ON TUE MAY 27 2014
A Good Look at the Central Committee (HoCoPolitics)Hello folks, yes I’m blogging again. My blogs tend to be political in ...

Remembering the fallen

• NEWS - BRIAN S. BAILEY - DEMOCRAT FOR ...   12:39 PM ON MON MAY 26 2014
May 26, 2014On this Memorial Day I am reminded of a quote by the late former President John F. Kenne...

Allan Kittleman Commemorates Memorial Day

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   8:32 AM ON MON MAY 26 2014
Happy Memorial Day, Howard County! While we look forward to an extra day off to be with our families and to kick–off the ...

Allan Kittleman Commemorates Older Americans M...

• ALLAN KITTLEMAN FOR HOWARD COUNTY EXEC...   9:45 AM ON FRI MAY 23 2014
Did you know that May is Older Americans Month? This a great opportunity to honor and celebrate older Americans and their c...

Why Merriweather Matters

• HOCO RISING   7:54 AM ON FRI MAY 23 2014
If you were paying any attention to local news this week, you likely heard about a "deal being struck" on the renovation of...

Spoiler-Free 13th - Summer Is Coming

• SPARTAN CONSIDERATIONS   8:35 AM ON THU MAY 22 2014
The shift from campaigning to governing will come soon enough.  But with the Primary Season winding down...that ...

Main Street Gets a Makeover- And it Starts Tod...

• COURTNEY WATSON FOR HOWARD COUNTY BLOG   8:21 PM ON WED MAY 21 2014
Last spring, we began a massive social media campaign after Ellicott City’s Main Street was nominated as a finalist in th...