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The Other Women’s March on Washington

What’s the fastest way to fix a broken system? Take it over, say the record number of female candidates running for office in 2018 for the first time. Source: The Cut Written by: Rebecca Traister The Oprah idea was, admittedly, imperfect. The antitoxin for one rich celebrity president is not likely to be a different rich celebrity president (albeit an infinitely…

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Supporting first responders is a no-brainer

Source: Capital/Gazette Written by: Allison Pickard Supporting first responders is a no-brainer Allison M. Pickard As any parent in our county can tell you, keeping up with our children’s schedules and the day-to-day family challenges are more than a full-time job. Between getting the kids on the school bus, navigating congested county roads, shuttling between…

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Former School Board Member to Run for Anne Arundel County Council

Written by: Amanda Yeager Contact Reporter Source: Capital Gazette A former Anne Arundel school board member is running for the County Council’s District 2 seat in 2018 because, she says, “we need people who are prepared to do the homework” on issues important to the county. Allison Pickard, a Millersville Democrat appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan in…

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First Budget Hearing Focuses on Education Funding

Written by: Amanda Yeager and Cindy Huang Source: Capital/Gazette “While we applaud the collaborative efforts made in recent months… we also need to stress that this kind of problem-solving and collaboration are what parents and taxpayers expect from local government and community leaders,” said Allison Pickard, president of the Anne Arundel County Council of PTAs….

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Lawyer Kim Burns Plans Bid for Anne Arundel County Council Seat

Written by: Josh Kurtz Source: Maryland Matters Kimberly McCoy Burns, chief of staff at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and a familiar and well-connected figure in the state politics, is planning to run for Anne Arundel County Council in 2018. Assuming she wins the 1st District GOP nomination, Burns – who only recently…

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