Monday, February 11, 2013
Awards are based on leadership, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, employment and scholastic achievement.
Delegate Susan Krebs is accepting applications from Eldersburg/Sykesville area students for 2013-2014 House of Delegates Scholarships. According to the announcement, scholarships awards are based on leadership, extracurricular activities, volunteer work, employment and scholastic achievement. Scholarship applicants must be high school seniors and live in Legislative District 9B. The awards, which are not renewable, go toward the first year of higher education. Students may fill out an electronic version of the application by logging onto http://www.susankrebs.com/scholarship%20permanant.htm. All scholarship application materials must be postmarked no later than April 20. To be eligible for a Delegate Scholarship, students must plan to …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
New transportation laws will take effect Oct. 1.
In her newsletter to constituents, Delegate Susan Krebs reminds Carroll County residents that as of Oct. 1, laws passed during the 2012 session of the Maryland General Assembly will go into effect. Here's a rundown of the transportation laws going into effect. Nonfunctioning Traffic Control Signals - Requirement to Stop (HB 67) This law requires drivers to stop at any intersection where there is a nonfunctioning traffic light. Additionally, drivers must yield to any pedestrians or vehicles within the intersection. You can read the law by clicking here on this link. You can access the original bill's summary page by clicking here on this link. Moped and Motor Scooters - Titling, Insurance, and Required Use of Protective Headgear (HB 149) …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
The bill would make textbooks tax-exempt for students enrolled in a Maryland institution of higher education.
A bill sponsored by Del. Susan Krebs, R-District 9B, and seven other Republicans in the House of Delegates, would make textbooks a little more affordable for Maryland college students. The legislation would exempt from the sales and use tax a sale of a textbook that is purchased by a full-time or part-time student enrolled at an institution of higher education. "The cost of college textbooks has become outrageous," said Del. Krebs whose district covers Eldersburg and Sykesville. "Eliminating Maryland State Sales Tax would be a small step to help students afford a college education." According to the bill, which had its first hearing on Jan. 25, students would verify their full-time or part-time status by producing a valid student …
Thursday, December 29, 2011
The event will be held at Glory Days Grill in Eldersburg.
Del. Susan Krebs, R-District 9B, is holding a breakfast and pre-session briefing on Jan. 7 at 8:30 a.m. at Glory Days Grill in Eldersburg. Krebs will briefly discuss some of the issues facing the area in the upcoming General Assembly session such as Health Care reform, the proposed gas tax increase, and the protection of the Transportation Trust Fund. She talks about her opposition of the proposed gas tax in her Eldersburg Patch "letter to the editor" here. Tickets to the event are $40 per person, with donation options available. Find more information and RSVP for the event here.