The Rouse Project may be leveraging a public affairs firm with strong ties to The Howard Hughes Corporation for their marketing campaign.
The title of this post is a quote from a recent presentation by The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC), one of Howard County’s largest developers…
An aggressive clique of extreme political activists have begun to use harmful strategies of mischaracterization, smearing and gaslighting, particularly in partnership with a nebulous new LLC in town entitled “The Rouse Project”.
This week, District 4 BOE incumbent Jen Mallo and her re-election campaign team have been handing out Ballot Cheat Sheets created by the “Vote Yes on Question 2” Super PAC (a pro-“Sports Gambling in Maryland” PAC).
Presented here is an analysis of campaign finance data for the 2020 HCPSS Board of Education election, with data current through the most recent campaign finance reporting date of August 25, 2020. Relevant charts are at the end of this post.
Board of Education Campaign Donations: Developers & Political Parties vs. Chinese American Parent Association (CAPA) PAC
Donations from CAPA PAC are starkly different from the distinctly business-driven developers and political parties donating significantly to non-partisan Board of Education campaigns.
Are these developers, land-use attorneys/lobbyists and partisan political public-affairs groups truly championing expanded affordable housing and socio-economic based redistricting out of the goodness of their hearts? Could the 3 P’s of Politics, Power and Profit be the true motivators driving their actions?
HCPSS Board of Education (BOE) member and re-election candidate Jen Mallo held her re-election campaign kickoff event free-of-charge at a prime room in the Columbia headquarters building of The Howard Hughes Corporation (THHC) (one of Howard County’s largest developers).