Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published July 21, 2012


Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will deliver keynote remarks at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) 2012 Leadership Planning & Work Session. The Lt. Governor will address COG’s executive leadership on issues related to economic competitiveness and innovation in Maryland and the National Capital Region.

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, known as COG, helps develop regional solutions to issues such as the environment, affordable housing, growth and development, public health, child welfare, public safety, homeland security, and transportation. Founded in 1957, COG is an independent, nonprofit association comprised of elected officials from 22 local governments, members of the Maryland and Virginia state legislatures, and members of the U.S. Congress. COG is supported by financial contributions from its participating local governments, federal and state grants and contracts, and donations from foundations and the private sector. For more information, visit

Lt. Governor Brown leads the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s economic development portfolio, having served as Chair of the Joint Legislative and Executive Commission on Oversight of Public-Private Partnerships, leading Maryland’s FastTrack initiative – part of Maryland Made Easy ( – to streamline the state permitting process for businesses and developers, and serving as Chair of the Governor’s Subcabinet on Base Realignment and Closure.

WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown to Address Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, 100 Heron Boulevard, Cambridge, MD

WHEN: SATURDAY, July 21, 1:00 PM