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Feds Offer Money to Help Revive a Campground in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park

A view of the Winans Meadow in Gwynns Falls Leakin Park. Photo via Baltimore Parks and Open Space Alliance.

Gwynns Falls Leakin Park is set to get a sizable makeover, with a little bit of help from federal officials.

Officials, Experts Debate Whether Trump’s Federal Hiring Freeze Will Hurt Maryland

Trump’s official portrait photo, via the White House

In the first of many expected moves by President Donald Trump to “drain the swamp” in Washington, the man in the Oval Office yesterday signed an executive order to freeze hiring for civilian positions in the federal government.

Interview with U.S. Treasury Under Sec. Mary Miller

Under Secretary of the Treasury Mary Miller
Under Secretary of the Treasury Mary Miller

Mary J. Miller, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance at the U.S. Treasury, is the first woman to hold that position in the institution’s history. The longtime Guilford resident is “responsible for developing and coordinating Treasury’s policies and guidance in the areas of financial institutions, federal debt financing, financial regulation, and capital markets.” She also currently serves as Acting Deputy Secretary for the Treasury until the confirmation of former Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation Sarah Bloom Raskin as the first female Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.

“Secretary Geithner was serving at the time of the highest number of women at top jobs at the Treasury ever,” Mrs. Miller says.   “I’ve felt lucky to have this opportunity.”