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Politcal Notes – Haire tops McMillan in GOP poll

January 14, 2022

Maryland Matters – Anne Arundel County Councilmember Jessica Haire has a solid lead over former state Del. Herbert R. McMillan in a test of the leading Republican candidates for county executive. The survey, conducted for Haire’s campaign by the Tarrance Group, a national GOP polling firm, showed Haire with 38% of the vote compared to…

Anne Arundel County Council votes against extending county COVID mask mandate

January 7, 2022

WJLA – …In the same statement, Councilwoman Jessica Haire said, ““I encourage those who feel safer wearing a mask to do so and for business owners to do what is best for their employees and customers.”

District 7 council member Jessica Haire officially files to run for Anne Arundel County executive

November 24, 2021

Capital Gazette – Haire said she decided to run after speaking to her constituents about their frustration over decisions from the past three years under the Pittman administration, like tax increases and inefficiencies with local government processes.

For Third Straight Year, County Budget Is Passed Along Party Lines

July 2, 2021

Severna Park Voice – Councilwoman Jessica Haire said based on the budget recommended by the county’s spending affordability committee, this budget “exceeds that wildly.” “I can’t support it,” Haire said. “The overall growth of about 18 percent in the last three years to the county budget is just not sustainable.”

Anne Arundel County Councilwoman Jessica Haire announces Republican run for county executive

June 16, 2021

Capital Gazette – Republican Councilwoman Jessica Haire announced her candidacy for county executive Wednesday, making her the third to officially throw her hat in the ring in what will be a contentious Republican primary. Elected to the County Council in 2018, the Edgewater Republican formed an exploratory committee led by Del. Nic Kipke, R-Pasadena. Kipke…

Kipke, Haire Holding Twin Fundraisers and Swapping Special Guest Roles

June 15, 2021

Maryland Matters – On Wednesday evening, Del. Nicholaus R. Kipke (R-Anne Arundel) has a fundraiser scheduled at Second Alarm Brewhouse in Pasadena, a coffee house by day and pub by night that uses its proceeds to benefit volunteer fire companies. Anne Arundel County Councilmember Jessica Haire (R) is listed as the “special guest.” The event…

County employees need vaccination proof to go maskless; Anne Arundel considering requiring proof for public

May 25, 2021

Capital Gazette – Pittman’s announcement comes as he is getting some pressure from Councilwoman Jessica Haire, R-Edgewater, to reopen county buildings to the public after hearing some constituents’ frustrations dealing with county business over the phones and internet. Haire has filed a resolution, which doesn’t have the authority to force Pittman’s hand but its passage…

Anne Arundel to vote on advancing plans to keep outdoor dining past COVID emergency

May 22, 2021

Capital Gazette – Councilwoman Jessica Haire, R-Edgewater, has also put forth a resolution to be introduced Thursday morning. That resolution calls on Pittman to reopen county buildings to the public. Pittman has kept many county buildings closed to the public since the pandemic began. He has since begun opening some of those buildings back up,…

New Park Coming to Deale

May 15, 2021

Bay Weekly – County Councilmember Jessica Haire, who represents District 7 which includes Deale, says “every community needs a place where kids and adults can come together for safe outdoor recreation. We hope that this can be a model for other communities to follow. You don’t need a ton of space to make an impact. The…

Anne Arundel offers help for septic conversions with Our wAAter

May 12, 2021

Capital Gazette – Our wAAter, based on legislation by County Councilwoman Jessica Haire and run by the Department of Public Works, will help reduce the costs of converting as many as 200 homes per year over the next three decades, Chris Phipps, county public works director, said Tuesday during a news briefing.