May 9, 2014
With the one-year stopgap funding in place for FY 15 but no policy solution to Maryland's court-ordered changes to its bail system, the Courts and counties continue to work toward implementation of this difficult matter. For more detail, see the following recent articles from Conduit Street:

Counties & Courts Work Together on Bail Plans 

Rules Committee to Consider New Procedures 

Sun Calls for Meaningful Bail Reform 

MD High Court Hears Implementation Arguments   


 Environment and Land Use News      

NACo Will Testify Before Congress on Proposed Clean Water Act Rule     


Allegany Commissioners Receive Update on Terrapin Run Project  


Report: Climate Change Impacts Already Being Felt   


Environmental Community Reflects on Controversial 2014 Session Issues 


NACo Webinar: Wetlands Restoration & Stewardship - May 13    



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Corporate Partner Profile: Aetna 


Aetna - Video: The Future of Health Care Apps  

Dr. Mark Blatt, Worldwide Medical Director at Intel, talks with Aetna's own Martha Wofford about CarePass, how Aetna, a MACo Bronze Partner, is driving change and innovation in health care, the future of consumer health care applications, mobile access, and using big data to improve outcomes.   


Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 44 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. For more information, see (Read more)



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