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3/14/2023 Baltimore Sun Howard County council passes legislation for all-electric construction in new buildings
3/6/2023 Press Release Councilmembers Jones & Rigby File Legislation to Improve County Auditor Processes
1/23/2023 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council holds workshop on two bills aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions 
01/19/2023 Baltimore Sun Public weighs in on Howard County Council's two bills that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
01/17/2023 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council to discuss bills to address climate change at the local level
01/04/2023 Press Release Councilmember Christiana Rigby Advances Major Climate Package for Howard County
12/6/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County Executive Ball and all five County Council members sworn in for second terms
11/02/2022 Baltimore Sun Thousands more Howard County residents can now take advantage of Aging in Place Tax Credit
9/28/2022 Press Release MD Study Says Airport Flight Patterns Negatively Affect Human Health with $40 Million per Year in Health-Care Costs
9/14/2022 Press Release Councilwoman Walsh Files Bill to Protect Trees in the Old Ellicott City Watershed
8/25/2022 Press Release Councilmember Rigby Files Transportation Safety Legislation in Howard County
8/04/2022 Press Release Howard County Council Member David Yungmann Appointed to Maryland Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors
8/04/2022 Press Release Councilmember Deb Jung Files Legislation to Lift Five-Year Limit on Tax Credit to Help Seniors Age in Place
5/24/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council works to finalize fiscal 2023 budget
5/18/2022 Press Release Howard County Executive Ball and Howard County Council Add Education Spending, Bring Record Increase to $45 Million Above State Mandated Maintenance of Effort in Support of Special Education, Early Childhood Education and Student Well-Being 
5/17/2022 Baltimore Sun  Annual exercise to guide residential growth predicts 30 Howard County public schools will be over capacity in coming years
5/03/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County school officials ask County Council for more money in fiscal 2023
4/11/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council approves Patuxent Commons inclusive housing development in Hickory Ridge in Columbia
3/24/2022 Baltimore Sun Strong community support for inclusive housing plan in Columbia during Howard County Council meeting
3/15/2022   Executive Order 2022-05
3/8/2022 Press Release Councilmember Deb Jung to Testify in Support of State Legislation Addressing BWI Noise & Health Impacts
2/8/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard Council votes for bill requiring some county employers to recall employees laid off during COVID state of emergency
2/7/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council passes emergency legislation to release election funds for contested race
2/1/2022   State of Emergency 2022-02
1/26/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County emergency legislation introduced to correct Citizens' Election Fund technicality
1/26/2022 Baltimore Sun Phoenix Upper Main owner seeks to purchase alley from county to create permanent outdoor dining space
1/26/2022 Press Release Howard County Council to Introduce Emergency Legislation to Make a Technical Correction to the Citizens' Election Fund Law
1/19/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard leaders, residents call for emergency legislation to allow for disbursement of monies from Citizens Election Fund
1/11/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard County Council member outraged by denial of matching campaign funds, calling it political manipulation
1/10/2022 Press Release Councilmember Walsh Files Two Bills to Increase Affordable Housing 
1/5/2022 Baltimore Sun Howard Council fails to override Ball's veto on forest conservation bill, puts aside review of police accountability measure