Group has reached deadline for $4B Md. education reform cost breakdown
Supporters and opponents of a proposed reform of public school education will finally get numbers they can crow about or shoot at. Members of the state’s Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Funding Work Group are expected Tuesday to vote on recommendations on how the state and local governments will split nearly $4 billion in costs over ...
Hogan affirms support for Trump impeachment inquiry
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has shared his support for a congressional impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, saying at one point that the allegations are “troubling and disturbing.” The governor’s series of comments this week come after Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced last month a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump after a whistleblower complaint ...
Hogan 'very troubled' by impeachment inquiry into Trump
Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he is "very troubled" by the controversy that has prompted an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, but he believes more facts need to be gathered.
Md. officials wary of potential changes in how project debt accounted for
ANNAPOLIS — State fiscal leaders are keeping an eye on potential reporting requirements that could affect the use of public-private partnerships for large government projects. The changes — possibly several years off — could require state and local governments to count public-private partnerships for projects for roads and even school construction as debt. Some worry ...
Some Chesapeake Bay states fighting EPA clean water rule rollback
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency revoked two regulations last month dealing with clean water and air that present conflicting positions from the Trump Administration over the role states should play in protecting their own natural resources. The first came in the removal of an Obama-era rule that sought to protect streams, lakes, wetlands and ...
Hogan appoints 2 to fill vacancies in House of Delegates
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two people to fill vacancies in the Maryland House of Delegates. Hogan appointed Carl Jackson and Cathi Forbes on Wednesday to the seats in the 141-member House. Both are Democrats who will represent districts in Baltimore County. Jackson is an analyst at the University of Maryland School of ...
Maryland first lady to serve meals as part of Day of Service
Maryland first lady Yumi Hogan will help serve meals to cancer patients as part of the Day to Serve Maryland Initiative. Hogan is scheduled to join state employees from the Governor’s Office of Community Initiatives to prepare, cook and serve a Korean dinner at Ulman House in Baltimore on Wednesday. Ulman House offers free housing ...
Maryland panel votes to remove Confederate flag on plaque
A Maryland panel has voted to remove a logo that includes a Confederate flag from a plaque in Maryland's Capitol that honors the Civil War's Union and Confederate soldiers, but the state is keeping the plaque.
Baltimore, PG County seen as needing help to pay for Kirwan reforms
ANNAPOLIS — Two top state legislators representing Baltimore are calling on an education work group to soften the financial impact of a proposed major expansion of education funding, saying some of the costs could be unbearable to jurisdictions in most need of help. The group is expected to approval final recommendations on how the state ...
Maryland work group on education funding to meet
A Maryland work group on education funding is meeting in the state capital, as it nears important decisions.