The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of $59 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for new education programs and to continue building a new black history museum on the National Mall.
The Baltimore City Council will vote Monday on the mayor’s multi-million dollar budget.
The chief fiscal analyst for the Maryland General Assembly warned lawmakers on Monday that they need to prepare for the “big train that is coming” from federal budget cuts by reducing the state’s running budget deficit in this legislative session.
A new budget proposal that would raise Metro fares also calls for the hiring of more than 1,000 employees.
Baltimore’s Board of Estimates has approved Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s proposed $2.7 billion budget.
Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is set to release his $2.7 billion budget proposal.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will not pass pension costs to the state’s counties in the budget proposal he will present later this month.