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Maryland’s Department of Education saves $2.5M

Photo above: Maryland State Board of Education  By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com A new Maryland commission to study over-testing of children in public schools has yet to begin work, but new standardized tests based on the Common Core curriculum standards are […]

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Maryland’s Department of Education saves $2.5M

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Photo above: Maryland State Board of Education  By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com A new Maryland commission to study over-testing of children in public schools has yet to begin work, but new standardized tests based on the Common Core curriculum standards are […]

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Rutherford promises to reform redistricting

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford points to map of 3rd Congressional District held by Carol Ann Hecht of the National Council of Jewish Women Annapolis Section. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The cake and

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Democratic Party director Pat Murray: Voters chose divided government, not GOP government

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Pat Murray, the new executive director of the Maryland Democratic Party, hasn’t quite put together a grand scheme for reviving a party still licking its wounds from

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Maryland maintains AAA bond rating

By MarylandReporter.com The state of Maryland has continued to maintain its triple-A bond rating from all three New York rating agencies ahead of next week’s sale of $500 million in

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Maryland child support collection needs improvement

By MarylandReporter.com The state of Maryland is getting a lot better at collecting child support payments, auditors say, but is still collecting less than a third of $1.8 billion owed

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Gov. Larry Hogan is fighting cancer

Gov. Larry Hogan announces his cancer diagnosis and treatment with wife Yumi and family members at his side, and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford on far right. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com For weeks,

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Maryland is open for business? Really? Hogan, tell that to the unemployed

Gov. Larry Hogan and former and current economic development secretaries and staff. From left: Jim Brady,  Aris Melissaratos, Hogan, Mike Gill. By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Larry Hogan, Jr. was elected governor

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Utilities spread ‘smart meters,’ but some homeowners hold out

Photo above of a PEPCO smart meter. Courtesy of Pepco Holdings Inc. by Rick Giammaria By Nate Rabner Capital News Service In August 2010, Baltimore Gas and Electric received permission from the Maryland

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Hogan can be hero or goat on building rail lines

Illustration above: The Red Line trains come above ground again at Boston Street in East Baltimore By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Decision time is nearing on the future of Baltimore’s planned Red

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Phosphorus is not ‘pouring’ into the Chesapeake Bay from farm fields

A tractor applies liquid manure to farm field (By chesbayprogram with Flickr Creative Commons License) By Chuck Fry President, Maryland Farm Bureau The Chesapeake Bay is a natural treasure every Maryland citizen

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