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Maryland inks deal with Uber, Lyft for BWI Marshall rides (access required)

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved contracts allowing travelers to use select ride-sharing services to travel to and from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Local news outlets report per a two-year deal approved Wednesday, the airport will establish ...

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Board of Public Works renews push to keep juvenile placements in state (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Comptroller Peter Franchot Wednesday called on the state Department of Juvenile Services to find a way to transition more than three dozen juveniles in out-of-state facilities back to Maryland. The Board of Public Works Wednesday approved 39 contracts ...

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Hogan vows to ignore budget curbs on school construction approvals (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan said he will ignore budget language meant to curb the role of the Board of Public Works in giving final approval to recommendations for state school construction funding. Hogan, speaking at the board’s Wednesday meeting, ...

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Md. school construction aid delayed briefly after Hogan orders boycott (access required)

A panel charged with making recommendations on nearly $114 million in state aid for local school construction projects was unable to vote Thursday after Gov. Larry Hogan ordered his two representatives to stay away in protest. The absence of Planning ...

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Hogan ignores legislature, demands school leaders come to Annapolis (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan Wednesday said he will ignore a legislative prohibition that seeks to end a requirement that school system leaders appear before the Board of Public Works in an annual event known as “Beg-a-thon.” Hogan ordered the secretary ...

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Md. agency seeks mulligan on lowest-bid deal (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Sometimes the lowest bidder isn’t the best. Maryland’s three-member Board of Public Works Wednesday unanimously approved an emergency short-term deal to replace a winning bidder, whose bid was so low it attracted questions earlier this year from Comptroller Peter ...

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