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Jefferson Tech Park: Worst financial deal and biggest taxpayer giveaway!

I recently provided an update on what I consider to be the worst financial deal and biggest taxpayer giveaway in the history of Frederick County. The prior Board of County Commissioners entered into a 30-year Tax … [Read more...]

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Waste-to-Energy and Solid Waste Press Event Transcript

EDITORS NOTE: On Tuesday, July 8th, the press and public were invited to a press conference by Jan Gardner, on the topic of Waste-to-Energy, long-term planning for solid waste for Frederick County, and transparency in … [Read more...]

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Jan Gardner announces campaign for County Executive (full text of speech at rally)

EDITOR'S NOTE: On Saturday, November 9th, in front of Winchester Hall in Frederick, former county commissioner Jan Gardner formally announced and launched her campaign to be the first county executive of Frederick County … [Read more...]

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Planning for Failure …… Our Schools, Our Children and Our Future!

Planning does matter. I became involved in Frederick County government almost 20 years ago out of an interest in solving school overcrowding. The schools my children attended were surrounded by portable classrooms, … [Read more...]