Tagged with Ken Ulman

The biggest Ho Co News Story of 2014

The biggest Ho Co News Story of 2014

Well kids it’s about that time of the year where the local news folks start tallying votes for the top news stories of the year. I was thinking about this topic this week. What do you think I came up with in my sleep-deprived brain? Whole Foods coming to downtown? Fun but nah. The standoff … Continue reading

Bye Bye Sugary Drink Ban! The Kittleman Era begins

Bye Bye Sugary Drink Ban! The Kittleman Era begins

Sigh…. Here we go. County Executive elect Allan Kittleman’s first order of business is…..repealing the ban on selling sugary drinks on county property. And he announces this in the middle of Diabetes Awareness Month. How lovely. What a sad day it is for health advocates near and far. For those of you who follow my … Continue reading

Coming Soon: Mental Health Task Force

Coming Soon: Mental Health Task Force

Yet another reason why I am so glad I listened to my husband and moved to Howard County: the government officials are quite  proactive here. Another move in the right direction for the health of Howard County will be a mental health task force.  Nearly six months after that horrendous and unforgettable shooting at Columbia … Continue reading

Bravo Mr. Ulman! BRAVO!!!

I had this post all ready to go on Friday and then the tragedy in Connecticut happened.  That just shot my dog along with the headache I was enduring. So here we go two days later. This is an issue that isn’t really and it is way overblown. However I must say Ken Ulman’s executive … Continue reading