May 23, 2014

The Attorney General has found that the language addressing alternative approaches for stormwater remediation fees in Carroll and Frederick Counties and a hotel rental tax in Harford County in Senate Bill 172, the Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2014, are likely to be found unconstitutional because they violate the single subject rule. (Read more)  

 Environment and Land Use News      

MDP Planners' Roundtable to Discuss Proposed State Infill Policy       


Calvert Commissioners Consider Cliff Stabilization Recommendations    


Baltimore Metropolitan Council Hosts Tour & Discussion on Local Inclusionary Zoning Ordinances      


Howard County Council Introduces Bill to Spread Affordable Housing  


Report Warns Annapolis, Harriet Tubman Museum Threatened by Sea Level Rise     


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Corporate Partner Profile: Comcast

Comcast: Offering Wi-Fi is Better Than Chocolate? National Survey Says 'Yes' 

Wireless Internet access is better at keeping 'Main Street' business patrons happier than freebies like candy, water or magazines. The study also found that Wi-Fi attracts customers and enhances customer satisfaction. A national survey of entrepreneurs and small business IT decision makers conducted by Bredin Research and sponsored by Comcast Business found that offering free Wi-Fi works better at keeping customers happy than common "waiting area" conveniences like candy, water or magazines. These "Main Street" businesses that offer Wi-Fi - coffee shops, bars, restaurants, retailers, doctor's offices and others - are leveraging the service to attract new clientele, improve customer loyalty and raise their profile within the community. (Read more)
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