Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Holds Bill Signing - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Holds Bill Signing

Posted: Updated:

ANNAPOLIS, Md.- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed measures aimed at job creation that passed the General Assembly.

O'Malley, a Democrat, held a bill signing ceremony on Tuesday, hours after the General Assembly adjourned at midnight.

O'Malley says innovation is at the heart of new job creation, and he says a bill to develop offshore wind is a part of that.

The governor also signed a bill to facilitate public-private partnerships. It will create a streamlined process for the private sector to take part in building public roads or buildings.

Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin, one of O'Malley's chief critics in the Legislature, said the offshore wind bill is actually a job killer. He said that is because it will increase electricity costs and make companies less interested in being in Maryland.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Main St. Plaza to Receive Drastic Makeover

    Main St. Plaza to Receive Drastic Makeover

    07/22/2017 08:18:00 -04:002017-07-22 12:18:00 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-07-22 12:18:30 GMT
    The Main St. Plaza is set to receive a drastic new look in October of 2018. The Plaza will be converted into a regular street with two sidewalks and asphalt down the middle.More
    The Main St. Plaza is set to receive a drastic new look in October of 2018. The Plaza will be converted into a regular street with two sidewalks and asphalt down the middle.More
  • Cambridge Welcomes Home Gloria Richardson Dandridge

    Cambridge Welcomes Home Gloria Richardson Dandridge

    07/21/2017 22:16:00 -04:002017-07-22 02:16:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:27:21 GMT
    Gloria Richardson Dandridge - the woman who led the Cambridge Civil Rights Movement - finally came back home.More
    Gloria Richardson Dandridge - the woman who led the Cambridge Civil Rights Movement - finally came back home.More
  • A Lot of Work Needed to Keep Animals Healthy Under Heat at Delaware State Fair

    A Lot of Work Needed to Keep Animals Healthy Under Heat at Delaware State Fair

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:14:34 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:14:34 GMT
    A rooster at the Delaware State Fair. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)A rooster at the Delaware State Fair. (Tom Lehman/WBOC)
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- As temperatures remained high at the Delaware State Fair on Friday, volunteers and staff at the fair worked to keep livestock healthy.Many animals arrived at the fairgrounds near Harrington on Friday ahead of contests they'd been enteMore
    HARRINGTON, Del. -- As temperatures remained high at the Delaware State Fair on Friday, volunteers and staff at the fair worked to keep livestock healthy.Many animals arrived at the fairgrounds near Harrington on Friday ahead of contests they'd been enteMore
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Police Looking for Man Involved in Assault in Milford

    Police Looking for Man Involved in Assault in Milford

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:08:10 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:08:10 GMT
    A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.A Dover woman was arrested after providing officers with a fake name.
    MILFORD, De.-- The Milford Police Department is turning to the public to ask for assistance in locating a man involved in an assault. A warrant is out for Huber Velasquez-Rodriguez of Milford. Police say the 36-year-old was involved in a domestic reMore
    MILFORD, De.-- The Milford Police Department is turning to the public to ask for assistance in locating a man involved in an assault. A warrant is out for Huber Velasquez-Rodriguez of Milford. Police say the 36-year-old was involved in a domestic reMore
  • Cambridge Welcomes Home Gloria Richardson Dandridge

    Cambridge Welcomes Home Gloria Richardson Dandridge

    07/21/2017 22:16:00 -04:002017-07-22 02:16:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-07-22 02:27:21 GMT
    Gloria Richardson Dandridge - the woman who led the Cambridge Civil Rights Movement - finally came back home.More
    Gloria Richardson Dandridge - the woman who led the Cambridge Civil Rights Movement - finally came back home.More
  • Wicomico County Health Officials Report Possible Whooping Cough Exposure

    Wicomico County Health Officials Report Possible Whooping Cough Exposure

    07/21/2017 15:00:00 -04:002017-07-21 19:00:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:00:44 GMT
    SALISBURY, MD -- The Wicomico County Health Department are investigating the possible exposure to pertussis, also known as “whooping cough”, of children who attended a vacation bible school.More
    SALISBURY, MD -- The Wicomico County Health Department are investigating the possible exposure to pertussis, also known as “whooping cough”, of children who attended a vacation bible school.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices