May 17, 2019
This week, Governor Hogan agreed to fund the first year of “blueprint” funds passed in April. Hogan said he was releasing the discretionary funds, but warned about his continued concern over the longer-term spending plan still in development. Better outcomes and stronger accountability are his priorities, and may influence the issue’s trajectory from here.

Conduit Street Podcast Corner:
On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Michael Sanderson and Kevin Kinnally sit down with the founder of the Eye on Annapolis and co-host of The Maryland Crabs podcast, John Frenaye. Listen in for the latest news and notes from Annapolis, including state and local politics, budgets, and a look ahead to the 2020 and 2022 elections.
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Counties In Action
Charles Co works to develop sister community relationship with Mozambique
Frederick celebrates 15th anniversary of Innovation Technology Incubator
Anne Arundel
Exec Pittman, Sen Elfreth, Mayor Buckley work with Severn River Association and Operation Build-A-Reef to increase oyster population

Corporate Partner Corner

"The program is part of a three-pronged strategy Aetna launched in 2016 to provide better prevention, intervention and support for members who are addicted to opioids...The program reaches out to roughly 200 people each month, with roughly 80 of them engaging with further treatment, Knecht said. Aetna plans to keep the program going.." - Daily Herald

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