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$60M expansion, renovation of BWI’s Southwest terminal approved

A record-breaking 2.1 million passengers flew in and out of BWI in October. (Maximilian Franz/ Daily Record Staff)

A request for a $60 million expansion and renovation of the Southwest Airline terminal at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport led to a rare public disagreement between the governor and comptroller on the handling of a controversial change in landing patterns at the airport.

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Wrongful convictions task force supports standardized compensation

Legislation that would allow people exonerated of crimes to collect $50,000 per year of incarceration or actual damages sustained, whichever is greater, is in line with what the federal government awards, according to Michele Nethercott, director of the Innocence Project Clinic at the University of Baltimore School of Law. ‘This does not represent a huge departure from what the Board of Public Works was doing when it acted on applications for this,’ she said. (File photo)

A task force studying wrongful convictions in Maryland is asking state lawmakers to establish a more streamlined process for compensating and supporting people who have been exonerated, including establishing a standard amount of compensation per year of incarceration. Members of ...

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Baltimore gets $7.6 million from Md. for parks and community projects

12-6-17 BALTIMORE, MD- The Board of Public Works unanimously approved $7.6 Million for 11 Baltimore city parks and community projects today. This series of Maryland Department of Natural Resources items includes funding from Program Open Space Local, the Community Parks and Playgrounds Program, and the Baltimore City Direct Grant. The full amount breaks down to $1.5 million to the citywide Baltimore Park System, $2.4 million to the Cahill Fitness and Wellness Center, $500k to Clifton Park Improvements, $300k to the Druid Park Trail Head, $771, 847 to the Druid Hill Reptile House Renovation, $200k for Frederick B. Leidig Recreation Center improvements, $750k for Gwynns Falls Maintenance Yard renovation, $300k for Gwynns Falls atheletic fields, $400k for Herring Run improvements, $300k for Patterson Park improvements, and $190k for the Violetville Park playground.(The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

The Board of Public Works unanimously approved $7.6 Million for 11 Baltimore city parks and community projects on Wednesday. The series of Maryland Department of Natural Resources items includes funding from Program Open Space Local, the Community Parks and Playgrounds ...

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

Governor Larry Hogan speaks at a Board of Public Works meeting. (File)

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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Hogan makes changes to school construction funding process

Governor Larry Hogan speaks at a Board of Public Works meeting. (File)

ANNAPOLIS — Students may be going to school later in Maryland, but school superintendents from around the state will find themselves trekking to the capital earlier to talk school construction. Gov. Larry Hogan Wednesday said school systems seeking funding for ...

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