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Frosh: Hogan nominees Peters, Schrader cannot be paid

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

Budget language barring two of Gov. Larry Hogan’s Cabinet secretaries from being paid is legal, according to Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh. Hogan’s own legal counsel fired back, calling Frosh’s declaration unconstitutional and requesting permission to retain outside counsel ...

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Hogan re-appoints Peters, Schrader over objections of Senate Democrats

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

Lawmakers barely got out of Annapolis before Gov. Larry Hogan sent a message about how the Senate handled his appointments. Two of the most contentious appointments — Wendi Peters and Dennis Schrader — were re-appointed by Hogan Tuesday, less than ...

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Critics: Governor’s promise to heal Baltimore rings hollow

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 file photo, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks with a reporter during the National Governors Association Winter Meeting in Washington. When Baltimore's streets erupted in the worst rioting in 40 years, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan pledged to help heal the city. Instead, critics say, some of his administration's policy decisions over the last 16 months undercut local efforts to address the deep-seated poverty and violence that triggered the unrest in the first place, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

When Baltimore’s streets erupted in the worst rioting in 40 years, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan pledged to help heal the city. Instead, critics say, some of his administration’s policy decisions over the last 16 months actually undercut local efforts to ...

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Bill now keeps two UM presidents; Miller says one is better

Revisions to a bill in Annapolis will make sure two Maryland universities maintain separate presidents, but the Senate president still favors having a single leader oversee the schools. Members of the Senate Budget & Taxation Committee have tweaked a proposal ...

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Health exchange struggles with Public Information Act

Officials with the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange are vowing to do a better job of responding to requests for documents after a review of a log tracking the requests revealed the agency has violated the law in more than three out of every 10 requests.

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