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Hogan begins taming Maryland’s structural deficit

Gov. Larry Hogan high fives children at Earth Day tree planting. (Photo by Tom Nappi, Governor’s Office) Can Republican Gov. Larry Hogan Jr. tame Maryland’s long-standing structural budget deficit? Judging from his first stab at it, he’s more than halfway […]

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Hogan begins taming Maryland’s structural deficit

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Gov. Larry Hogan high fives children at Earth Day tree planting. (Photo by Tom Nappi, Governor’s Office) Can Republican Gov. Larry Hogan Jr. tame Maryland’s long-standing structural budget deficit? Judging from his first stab at it, he’s more than halfway […]

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Hogan criticizes Busch’s handling of budget

Gov. Larry Hogan and House Speaker Michael Busch at bill signing Tuesday. By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Hard feelings from the just-finished legislative session spilled over into the Board of Public Works

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Budget Battle: Governor Larry Hogan and lawmakers fighting at the margins

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The woman at the Republican club in Perry Hall didn’t believe me about the governor’s budget. She admitted she got most of her news from a conservative radio

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Will Hogan fight or declare victory?

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Has Gov. Larry Hogan Jr. overplayed his hand? We’ll find out today as the Maryland General Assembly tries to wrap up its 2015 session. Hogan has two choices:

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What will an angry Governor Larry Hogan do about the budget?

The conference committee of legislative staff, delegates and senators meets on Tuesday afternoon. By Anjali Shastry Capital News Service Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday asked a Maryland Democratic leader to support his

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Governor Larry Hogan wins first round in Maryland budget fight

(Photo illustration by DonkeyHotey) By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Even before the final votes are taken the verdict is in: The winner of Maryland’s 2015 budget fight, by a wide margin, is

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Maryland Transit Administration running out of control

By Charlie Hayward CharlieHayward@MarylandReporter.com Since 2005, the Maryland Transit Administration, or MTA, has fallen short of the goal to bring in 35 cents in fares for every dollar spent. While state

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Hogan budget chief justifies action to control spending growth

Budget Secretary David Brinkley (Photo by Rebecca Lessner for MarylandReporter.com By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Delegates grilled Budget Secretary David Brinkley on Tuesday, asking him to justify Gov. Larry Hogan’s plans to limit

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Comptroller, budget secretary concerned about cuts to pension payments

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Comptroller Peter Franchot and Gov. Larry Hogan’s budget secretary are both raising objections to a proposal reducing state pension payments, saving money that may be used to

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State retirement obligations pose major threat to Hogan’s fiscal plans

A chart from Gov. Hogan’s budget presentation Jan. 22. It shows debt service and pension costs (red bars). The green line shows increasing percentage of the general fund. By Charlie

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