Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Commissioners' Comment January 2008

Commissioners' Comment
By Norman Bassett,
Public Information Officer-Washington County, Maryland
January 2008
One of 4 Maryland Access Points (MAP) opens in Washington County. State Secretary of Aging Gloria Lawlah talks about how the site will help persons over 50 and adults with disabilities.
The Maryland Legislature is in session. Commissioner Jim Kercheval, a member of the Maryland Association of Counties' legislative committee talks about what the session may have in store and how is could affect County citizens.
Washington County's Gaming Revenue, taxes on gambling used to fund charities and Emergency Services, continue to be a topic of interest in the legislature. Gaming Director Jim Hovis explains how that revenue benefits the County.