Annapolis alderman's candidacy challenged on funds report

An Annapolis resident has supplied more fodder to challenge Alderman Ken Kirby’s candidacy in this fall's election. Scott Bowling submitted a letter to the Annapolis election board Monday evening, asking it to review whether Kirby violated campaign fund reporting requirements. (Capital)

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Gansler to hold forum on re-entry for ex-offenders

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is scheduled to hold a forum on challenges to re-entry for ex-offenders. Ganslers is holding the forum on Monday in Baltimore. The discussion will include experts on recidivism and re-entry, as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs who will discuss work training and tax-credit initiatives. (WTOP)

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Annapolis mayor gets a Democratic challenger

A few months ago, it looked as though Mayor Josh Cohen would be a shoo-in for his party’s nomination. Now the one-term chief of Annapolis will have to duke it out with another Democrat before the November general election. (Capital)

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Inside City Hall: First slug of Exelon merger money coming to city

Tomorrow the Board of Estimates will formally accept the first installment of $52,876,304 awarded to the City of Baltimore for energy assistance and education. It’s part of a $113 million pot of money that Exelon Corp. is required to set aside by the Public Service Commission as a condition for state approval of its 2012 merger with Constellation Energy. (Brew)

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Mussog named Anne Arundel controller

Julie Mussog has been named Anne Arundel County controller, about four months after she was hired as the county's special assistant for community affairs. Mussog, a certified public accountant from Annapolis, will oversee the county’s Office of Finance and its staff of more than 70 workers. County Executive Laura Neuman hired her as a special assistant in April. (Capital)

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Frederick city candidate forums planned

A city-wide Neighborhood Advisory Council Committee is planning two 2013 election candidate forums for city of Frederick voters. The primary candidate forum takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Lincoln Elementary School gymnasium, 200 Madison St., Frederick. (News-Post)

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Neuman eyes health care savings while seeking new health officer

The person County Executive Laura Neuman chooses as the county’s next health officer will play a critical role in moving health care costs to the federal government. The pool of candidates is down to seven, four of them physicians. (Capital)

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Cardin visits WSSC water plant

On the heels of emergency water restrictions imposed in Prince George’s County this July because of a failing water main, U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin met Tuesday with the bi-county Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to talk options for fixing the aging infrastructure. (Gazette)

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