Maryland Expands Smart Growth Program

Governor of Maryland Parris N. Glendening has signed several laws that strengthen the state's anti-sprawl program.
May 23, 2001, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"With a stroke of his pen, Gov. Parris N. Glendening yesterday added dozens of new laws to Maryland's rolls, including measures prohibiting openbay dumping, increasing penalties for animal cruelty and lifting a ban on cellular phones and pagers in schools.Also among the more than 150 bills Mr. Glendening signed were several that expand his renowned anti-sprawl Smart Growth program.The new measures call for tax credits for preservation and conservation easements, investing in public transportation and revitalizing existing neighborhoods."

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Published on Saturday, May 19, 2001 in The Capital Times
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