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Jessica Haire wins Republican Anne Arundel County executive nomination

July 29, 2022

Capital Gazette – Edgewater County Council member Jessica Haire became the Republican nominee for Anne Arundel County executive Friday, defeating former Annapolis Del. Herb McMillan. Haire received 16,358 votes (44.4%), according to unofficial Anne Arundel County Board of Elections results. In a statement Friday evening, Haire said she was “forever changed by the outpouring of…

Jessica Haire maintains lead over Herb McMillan in Anne Arundel GOP county executive primary after first day of mailed-ballot canvassing

July 21, 2022

The Baltimore Sun – Jessica Haire maintained her lead over Herb McMillan in the primary race for the Republican nomination for Anne Arundel county executive Thursday following a daylong canvass of mail-in ballots. Haire, an Edgewater Council Council member, received 864 votes and McMillan, a former Annapolis alderman and delegate, received 651 of the more…

Haire leads McMillan in Anne Arundel GOP county executive primary with thousands of ballots yet to be counted

July 20, 2022

The Baltimore Sun – Edgewater County Council member Jessica Haire held an early lead over former Annapolis Del. Herb McMillan for the Republican nomination in the Anne Arundel County executive race after more than 28,000 in-person and early primary votes were counted late Tuesday evening. With all 195 precincts reporting around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday morning,…

Commentary: Haire is best prepared to lead the county

July 18, 2022

The Capital – Jessica Haire has spent the last four years on the County Council working with the other Republican members to hold the line, as best as possible, against Pittman’s rampant liberalism. Her priorities on the council have reflected that, focusing on property rights, reducing Steuart Pittman’s overburdening taxes, promoting infrastructure, and reducing the…

Garden Centers Face Legal Action

June 16, 2022

Bay Weekly – On June 21, county council members Jessica Haire and Amanda Fiedler will introduce Bill 57-22 to change this. “It updates the definition of any nursery with landscaping and plant sales,” says Fiedler, “specifically how the plants are cultivated and grown, to reflect current industry practices.” Haire, the lead sponsor and a candidate…

County Council Passes FY2023 Budget

June 15, 2022

Pasadena Voice – District 7 Councilwoman Jessica Haire, who is running for county executive, cast the sole vote against the budget. “I would not sell this budget as a tax cut,” Haire said. “The budget is giving back essentially pennies on the dollar for that was imposed in year one of this administration’s budget. So…

Anne Arundel County Council budget amendment votes turn into ideological battle

June 10, 2022

Capital Gazette – An amendment sponsored by all three Republicans would have eliminated a new diversity, equity and inclusion position focused on connecting county residents with fair housing and financial opportunities. This person also would work on implementing anti-discrimination laws and review employee and citizen complaints. The county executive’s office has expanded quite a lot…

Jessica Haire on Masking in Anne Arundel County

May 20, 2022

WBAL Torrey Snow Program: “Haire also discussed the background for the text message, as well as the ongoing discussion about masks in county Schools.”

Meet The Candidates: County Executive

May 13, 2022

Pasadena Voice: “Jessica Haire is an engineer, attorney, wife and mom who has represented District 7 on the Anne Arundel County Council since 2018. She is running for county executive to bring commonsense, innovation and efficiency to county government. Her priorities are reducing and eliminating taxes and fees, promoting quality infrastructure and reducing regulatory burdens.”

Pittman unveils $2.16 billion budget proposal to Anne Arundel County Council

April 29, 2022

Capital Gazette: “Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman unveiled his $2.16 billion operating budget proposal to the County Council Friday with about $300 million more in spending than the fiscal 2022 budget, which planned for about $1.87 billion.”