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Prince George’s budget boosts spending on schools

UPPER MARLBORO — The Prince George’s County Council has adopted a $2.7 billion budget that increases spending on schools and includes bonuses for county employees. Under the budget unanimously adopted Thursday, the public school system’s operating budget will increase 3.1 ...

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Assembly’s last-minute maneuvers could leave state $70M in the red

The state’s chief fiscal analyst warned Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday to not sign any bills that impact state revenues or spending until Maryland’s out-of-balance “doomsday” budget is repaired. A budget containing some $500 million in cuts was enacted last ...

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MoCo, Prince George’s warn of cuts if they pay teacher pensions

ROCKVILLE — Montgomery County school officials say they would have to cut 600 teachers and increase class sizes if lawmakers in Annapolis approve Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to shift teacher pension costs to the counties. Board of Education President Shirley ...

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Maryland could tighten high-income tax exemptions

House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Tuesday he did not see “a whole lot of proposals to increase taxes” in the Gov. Martin O’Malley’s upcoming budget proposal. “We talked about adjusting some of the exemptions that currently exist in the ...

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O’Malley discusses shift of pension costs

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley discussed plans Tuesday with legislative leaders to shift teacher pension costs to Maryland counties and reduce tax exemptions for high-end earners, participants in the meeting said. Maryland is one of the few states in the ...

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