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Maryland Analyst Says Revenues Above Projections

Maryland revenues ended up being about $200 million above projections for the last fiscal year, a top state budget analyst said Friday.

08/14/2015

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Metro Calls For Service Cuts To Add More Blue Line Trains

Metro is proposing cutting service on four rail lines so that it can add more trains and reduce wait times on the crowded blue line.

06/30/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

House GOP Measure Would Cut Amtrak By $242M

Legislation that would cut Amtrak’s budget by $242 million was working its way through the House, though there’s new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record train engineers to help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month’s deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

06/09/2015

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City Schools Staff Learn Who’s Getting Pink Slip

Pink slips are going out to staff at some Baltimore City schools today.

05/27/2015

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Debate Over Md. School Funding Continues

Taking the pressure. Governor Hogan says he won’t be swayed by lawmakers and educators urging him to give additional money to districts where it costs more to operate schools.

04/22/2015

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Baltimore City Schools Roll Out Plan To Close $108M Budget Shortfall

Closing the gap. That’s what a proposed billion dollar city school budget is designed to do. The plan includes more money sent to classrooms and cutting top spots at school headquarters.

04/15/2015

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Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, Lawmakers

Budget crisis averted. Powerful political leaders went head-to-head over funding for the state for hours. The General Assembly has passed a final budget.

04/13/2015

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Maryland Governor Proposes Budget Compromise

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has proposed a compromise that restores a significant portion of education funding sought by the Democratic-led Legislature.

04/11/2015

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Md. Democrats And Republicans Continue Budget Brinksmanship

Maryland Democrats and Republicans remained mired in political gamesmanship Friday, with the GOP criticizing Democrats for not acting on Gov. Larry Hogan’s revised budget plans and Democrats saying the Republican governor’s plans undermine bipartisan budget legislation already approved by the Legislature.

04/10/2015

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Strained Maryland Budget Differences Widen

A leading Maryland lawmaker said he wanted to see more assurance from Gov. Larry Hogan that he will support restored funding for education and a cost-of-living adjustment for state employees before taking up some of the governor’s legislative initiatives, but strained budget talks appeared to worsen Thursday when the Republican governor did not include any mention of the priorities in a supplemental budget.

04/09/2015

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Md. Senate Votes Unanimously For $40B Budget

The Maryland Senate has voted unanimously for the state’s $40 billion budget.

03/26/2015

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Maryland Senate To Take Up $40.4 Billion Budget

The Maryland Senate is scheduled to consider changes to the state’s $40.4 billion budget plan.

03/25/2015

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