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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 growth in school funding and curtail employee pay […]

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Hogan budget chief justifies action to control spending growth

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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 growth in school funding and curtail employee pay […]

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Freshman legislators finds State House not as partisan as expected

Photo above: House of Delegates being sworn in Jan. 14. By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com The largest freshmen class in 20 years came in swinging at the State House this session, taking

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Hogan, business groups favor small business property tax break

By Rebecca Lessner For the MarylandReporter.com Part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s promise to make Maryland “open for business” is a bill exempting many small businesses from the personal property tax collected

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Health advocates want state to stop taxing bottled water

Photo of bottled water by caterina clemente with Flickr Creative Commons License By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Health advocates moved to make water the “default drink of Maryland” by submitting a bill

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Maryland law on police seizure of property in drug trade could be restricted

Photo above: By Ruin Raider with Flickr Creative Commons License. By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com The chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee is sponsoring a bill that will prevent police officers

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Maryland keeps AAA bond rating

As expected, Maryland has retained its triple-A bond rating from all three New York rating houses for its bond sale March 2. But all three continue to express concern about

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House votes final passage for its first bills and hears from Ukraine

Ukrainian Ambassador Olexander Motsyk speaks to the House of Delegates as Speaker Michael Busch applauds. The House chamber bustled Thursday morning as the first final-reading bills were given to Speaker

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Fraud in state contracts is target for Frosh and False Claims Act

By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Attorney General Brian Frosh moved to broaden Maryland’s fight against fraud on Thursday, backing legislation that would include false claims against private contractors completing work

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Health programs endangered by declining federal support

Tax Credits with Flickr Creative Commons License. By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com As the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene discussed Gov. Larry Hogan’s 2% across-the-board budget cuts on Friday, Sen.

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Get on board the FruitBicycle

Howard County has a lot to offer in terms of health and education for kids and families, but what if you combine the two and add a set of

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