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Hogan asks Frosh to sue Pa., EPA over bay cleanup efforts

Water flows through Conowingo Dam, a hydroelectric dam spanning the lower Susquehanna River near Conowingo, Md., on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Officials once counted on the dam to block large amounts of sediment in the Susquehanna from reaching Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, but the reservoir behind the dam has filled with sediment far sooner than expected. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

Gov. Larry Hogan has directed Attorney General Brian Frosh to pursue litigation against Pennsylvania and the Environmental Protection Agency over Pennsylvania’s plan to clean up the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Hogan believes the EPA will not force Pennsylvania to meet its ...

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Hogan, new legislative leaders debate education funding

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ANNAPOLIS — Just hours before the opening of the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session, Gov. Larry Hogan set the stage for a showdown with the legislature’s new leaders over their proposed $4 billion-per-year program to improve public school education in ...

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Chesapeake Bay oysters get more attention at pivotal time

In a Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 photo, Robert T. Brown, right, president of the Maryland Waterman's Association, dredges for oysters with Matt Bernd on the Chesapeake Bay near Ridge, Md. A study estimated market-sized oysters dropped from 600 million in 1999 to about 300 million in the Maryland portion of the bay in 2018. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

Robert T. Brown pulled an oyster shell from a pile freshly harvested by a dredger from the Chesapeake Bay and talked enthusiastically about the larvae attached — a sign of a future generation critical to the health of the nation's largest estuary.

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HBCU supporters vow to continue fight for higher lawsuit settlement

"As the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, I will not support a bill that does not have some form of equity and inclusion," says Del. Darryl Barnes, D-Prince George’s. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — Supporters of Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities have been fighting for more than a decade and are not going away now, they told the governor and lawmakers at a rally outside the state government complex Wednesday. Black ...

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Assistant AG Charlton Howard III named new state prosecutor

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Gov. Larry Hogan appointed Charlton Howard III, an assistant attorney general, as the new Maryland state prosecutor on Friday. Howard, who has been with the Maryland Office of the Attorney General since 2015, currently oversees more than 60 attorneys handling ...

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Md. lawmakers vow to pump $2.2B more into school construction

House Speaker Adrienne Jones, left, and incoming senate president William “Bill” Ferguson, center, listen as Senate president Thomas V. Mike Miller speaks on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

FOREST HEIGHTS — Democratic lawmakers vowed Wednesday to pump $2.2 billion in additional money into school construction projects across the state. The proposal, announced in a 66-year-old Prince George’s County elementary school that is closed to students because of structural ...

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Hogan appoints 2 to bench in Carroll, Montgomery counties

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In filling two judicial vacancies Friday, Gov. Larry Hogan appointed a Westminster attorney to the Carroll County bench who was previously appointed but unseated in an election last year. Richard R. Titus was appointed in 2016 to the Carroll County ...

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