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County Executive Ball Signs Liberty Act, Asks Biden Administration for ICE Reform

County Executive Ball Signs Liberty Act, Asks Biden Administration for ICE Reform

Today, Howard County Executive Calvin Ball signed CB-63, The Liberty Act, which prevents County employees from asking about the immigration status of residents, discriminating based on immigration status, and requiring that certain information related to citizenship be kept confidential in Howard County. Additionally, Ball penned a letter to the Biden Administration Transition Team emphasizing the need for changes to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and their current operations aro...
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County Executive Ball Joins EcoWorks to Support Department of Corrections Native Plant Nursery

County Executive Ball Joins EcoWorks to Support Department of Corrections Native Plant Nursery

Today, County Executive Calvin Ball was joined by Howard EcoWorks to visit the Department of Corrections’ native plant nursery for their annual sale. The native plant sale is part of the Seeds of Change program, providing education and vocational training to detention center inmates to grow and maintain a native plant nursery. The plant sale is open Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
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County Executive Ball Hosts Public Safety Town Hall

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – County Executive Calvin Ball hosted a Public Safety Town Hall with Howard County leaders and officials yesterday evening. Leaders discussed handling operations through COVID-19, conveyed current efforts to keep our community safe and addressed social justice and equity issues, as well as provided an overview of their respective operations.
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