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Nonunion Md. teachers lose bid for refund of dues

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

Maryland public school teachers who declined to join the state labor union but were statutorily compelled to pay a representation fee are not entitled to a refund on the money they paid before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the compelled ...

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Energy lobbyists spent big in Md., but failed to win on fracking

Perforating tools, used to create fractures in the rock, are lowered into one of six wells during a roughly two-week hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. well pad near Mead, Colo. Proponents of hydraulic fracturing point to the economic benefits from vast amounts of formerly inaccessible hydrocarbons that now can be extracted with hydraulic fracturing. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

ANNAPOLIS — The oil and natural gas industry spent more than $1.4 million to influence Maryland lawmakers during this year’s General Assembly session. But lobbyists still lost their fight to allow fracking in Maryland. The Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday that the ...

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Madaleno, ACLU, teachers union call on Hogan to freeze private schools subsidy

Sen. Richard Madaleno (File)

A state senator has joined with the ACLU of Maryland and the state’s largest teachers union in calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to withhold $5 million set aside for private school vouchers in the wake of his decision not to ...

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Md. gubernatorial candidates discuss education

OCEAN CITY — Maryland candidates for governor outlined some of their plans and priorities for education to the state’s teachers’ union on Friday, a day before the union is scheduled to endorse a candidate. Attorney General Doug Gansler, Del. Heather ...

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Mizeur discusses education proposals

Del. Heather Mizeur wants to make public pre-kindergarten open to all 4-year-old children, as well as 3-year-olds from lower- and middle-class families. Mizeur, who is running for the Democratic nomination for governor, outlined education policy proposals on Thursday. She says ...

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