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Larry Hogan’s $42 billion budget not causing much indigestion — yet

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Legislators and nonprofit groups are still digesting the $42.3 billion budget Gov. Larry Hogan submitted Wednesday. But there were few signs of indigestion over a proposal that increases spending by $2 billion (5%), while setting aside […]

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Larry Hogan’s $42 billion budget not causing much indigestion — yet

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By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Legislators and nonprofit groups are still digesting the $42.3 billion budget Gov. Larry Hogan submitted Wednesday. But there were few signs of indigestion over a proposal that increases spending by $2 billion (5%), while setting aside […]

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Live from Annapolis, it’s the Maryland General Assembly — maybe some day

A conservative Republican leader and one of the most liberal Democrats in the House of Delegates are co-sponsoring legislation that would require video streaming of all sessions of the

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Maryland facing fiscal mess as Wall Street suffers more losses

By Barry Rascovar For MarylandReporter.com Tumbling oil prices, a bear market for stock and 401(k) investors and a sharp economic pullback in China and other developing countries could wreak havoc in

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Activists and ex-felons demonstrate to override Gov. Hogan’s veto

By Rachel Bluth Capital News Service Harry Cokely had been out of prison for two days. In addition to finding a job and staying out of trouble, his first priority after

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Anne Arundel executive plans to maintain fast pace of change

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Steve Schuh was gung ho when he took office as Anne Arundel County executive 13 months ago, and he thinks he’s made a good start implementing his

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Tobacco settlement aids cancer research, diagnosis and treatment

By Bethany Hooper and Matt Beinart  Capital News Service Kevin Cullen’s mom passed away from cancer after his high school graduation. She left two things behind: an engraved stethoscope and a

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Smoking prevention gets just small slice of Maryland’s $2.3B from tobacco settlement

By Darcy Costello and Erin Serpico Capital News Service To successfully combat smoking, Anne Arundel Medical Center would need to receive $1 million per year from the county health department, officials

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Maryland legislature drafting 1,200 bills

This year's 90-day legislative session is set to get off to a faster start when it begins Jan. 13 with over 1,200 bills already being drafted for introduction. The opening

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Wide variance in hours spent in testing public schools

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com In Queen Anne's County, second graders take 28 hours of locally mandated tests each year, the highest in any Maryland school system. In Montgomery County, they take

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Franchot steamed as legislature’s representatives defer school air conditioning plan

Comptroller Peter Franchot, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and Baltimore County Council member David Marks visited Kingsville Elementary School during National Education Week in November. From Marks' Facebook page. By

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