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Kirwan, two revenue bills take next steps in the Senate

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ANNAPOLIS — A landmark public education bill and two bills that would provide partial funding for the plan cleared a preliminary hurdle in the Senate Saturday. The votes on the Kirwan Commission education recommendations and an online advertising tax and ...

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Md. board approves budget cuts, but less than Hogan proposed

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ANNAPOLIS — The Board of Public Works approved a modified plan to reduce the current budget. The three-member panel unanimously approved nearly $63 million of $79.9 million in planned cuts, roughly $7 million less than proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan nearly ...

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Maryland has a budget problem — but no one can agree on why

ANNAPOLIS — Despite Maryland’s apparent prosperity, the state has a perennial budget problem. Maryland is in the top 10 for average annual wage and an unemployment rate a half-percent below the national average. But it also has a structural deficit ...

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With hospital money, Hogan’s budget draws first fire

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  ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan released detailed budget numbers to the Democrat-controlled General Assembly Wednesday morning, and part of his plan quickly drew fire from the Senate president. In a preview Tuesday, the governor touted that his proposed budget ...

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Spending ‘mandates’ may drive Md. legislative session’s budget debate

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Concerns over budget deficits driven by hundreds of millions in lower-than-expected revenues has some lawmakers and Gov. Larry Hogan hoping this is the year the General Assembly will consider reforms to mandated state spending. Lawmakers and the first-term governor will ...

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