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Some Maryland national parks and trails will receive a little more federal funding this year, including a local historic land and water path, thanks to the National Park Service.
Introduced to both chambers of the General Assembly on Tuesday, the bill would require major animal agriculture companies to pay the cost of properly disposing excess manure on their contract farms.
The secretary of agriculture also warned that avian flu is a threat to Maryland poultry this year, but the state is prepared for an outbreak.
The bill would put a constitutional amendment before voters that, if approved, would make it increasingly difficult to divert funds from the bay fund to the state’s general fund or other special funds.
Montgomery County Parks have started a pilot archery program this year to manage the deer population in two of their parks.
Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford and Treasurer Nancy Kopp voted in favor of granting a wetlands license to a Kent Island developer, despite complaints from residents and previous application rejections.