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Kirwan defends plan, blasts Hogan over ‘half-baked’ comment

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ANNAPOLIS — The leader of a commission charged with revamping the state’s public education system offered a blistering rebuttal Thursday to comments by Gov. Larry Hogan, who last week called the panel’s plan “well-meaning but half-baked.” William “Brit” Kirwan rebuked ...

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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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ACLU asks Md. Gov. Hogan to withhold $5M for private school vouchers

ANNAPOLIS — The ACLU of Maryland and the state’s teachers’ union are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to withhold $5 million in state funding for private school vouchers. The groups made the call Friday after the Republican governor’s budget chief ...

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What to watch for on Primary Day

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Here are a number of factors to keep in mind as results start to roll in after the polls close at 8 p.m.

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Senate approves emergency health care bill in preliminary vote

The Maryland Senate late Monday approved a bill that would provide insurance benefits to people who were unsuccessful in their attempt to sign up for coverage through the state health benefits exchange website.

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