March 29, 2019
Budget conferees on Monday put the finishing touches on a $46.6 billion dollar budget proposal, reconciling several differences between the House and Senate budget proposals. The conference committee’s report now goes to the General Assembly for final approval.

The proposed budget achieves the Spending Affordability Committee’s (SAC) dual goal of leaving a fund balance of at least $100 million and eliminating the structural shortfall in fiscal 2020

Conduit Street Podcast Corner:
On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Michael Sanderson and Kevin Kinnally discuss the latest news and notes from Annapolis, including an update on the budget, a strange twist on the End-of-Life Option Act, vetoes, veto overrides, redistricting, new rules for ticket resellers, and a proposal to change the definition of milk.
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Counties Celebrate Women's History Month
Charles County celebrates the first woman governor of Wyoming, Nellie Tayloe Ross, as she was from Charles County
Montgomery County recognizes the Intergovernmental Relations team for Women's History Month
Prince George's
Prince George's County hosts annual Women's History Month Luncheon

Corporate Partner Corner
A etna , a  Gold Corporate Partner , has teamed up with U.S. News again to rank the healthiest communities in the United States.

Howard County ranked as number 10 in the top 10 healthiest counties. Eight other Maryland counties made the list.

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