Thursday, May 16, 2013
Del. Steve Schuh was elected chairman of the Anne Arundel County General Assembly Delegation on Thursday.
State delegates from Anne Arundel County elected Del. Steve Schuh (R–Dist. 31) to chair the 15-member county delegation on Thursday. The Pasadena Republican has expressed interest in running for county executive in 2014. He now takes the chairmanship duties as Del. Nic Kipke takes on the role of House Minority Leader. "I am gratified to have the unanimous support of my colleagues," Schuh said in a statement. "This is an exciting opportunity to lead our delegation in making Anne Arundel County a better place to live and work." In a poll of Patch readers, Steve Schuh was voted the second favorite candidate to win the county executive race, behind Laura Neuman, in 2014, as of 1 p.m. Thursday.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Refillable containers called growlers would allow beer enthusiasts to buy micro brews and seasonal ales that aren't bottled by distributors.
When Maryland breweries create limited edition or seasonal beers, enthusiasts in Anne Arundel County often have to visit restaurants or bars to taste them. That's because small brewers known as micro brewers will often opt against bottling or canning speciality craft beers to save on costs. "Over the years we have listened to different small businesses tell us they are a micro brewer, and they are having a hard time getting their name out there," Del. Cathy Vitale (R-Severna Park) said. "The opportunity to taste anything is limited." Maryland law restricts bottling draft beer in refillable glass bottles called growlers to breweries. That restriction could change by July 1—at least in Anne Arundel County—where state lawmakers like Vitale …
Friday, March 9, 2012
After the delegation voted 9-3 to support the bill, it now heads to the Maryland House of Delegates' Ways and Means Committee for a hearing.
Anne Arundel County's delegates in Annapolis voted 9-3 Friday to support a bill that would add elected officials to the county school board. The legislation, House Bill 367, calls for establishing a "hybrid" school board with a five-member majority elected by county residents for the first time. Currently, the nine-member Anne Arundel County Board of Education is one of four districts in the state whose positions are entirely appointed by the governor. Sponsored by Del. Steve Schuh (R-District 31), House Bill 367 would maintain three governor-appointed seats and reserve one board position for a student member. House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-District 30) did not attend the voting Friday morning. Below is a breakdown of how the …