Montgomery County firefighters would receive a nearly 20 percent raise over the next two years as part of a new agreement between their union and County Executive Ike Leggett.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $37 billion budget on a 103-36 vote.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is asking for an additional $4.1 million in his supplemental budget to go directly to the state’s four historically black colleges and universities or their students.
Employees at Fort Detrick in Frederick have one less gate by which to access the Army installation.
Maryland lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give the Prince George’s County executive more control over county schools.
Big cuts to the fire department, but a raise for city workers and a decrease in property taxes. Those are just some of the highlights of Mayor Rawlings-Blake’s new budget.
With finances improving in the aftermath of the recession, the Maryland Senate voted Wednesday for a nearly $37 billion budget that would boost education spending for some counties that have lost population and wealth and would provide a cost-of-living increase for state workers.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will propose a $2.4 billion budget Wednesday that includes a new tax on cab rides but increases a property tax credit and includes a 2 percent pay raise for city workers.
The National Park Service says federal budget cuts will likely cause reductions in ranger-led tours and monument maintenance at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
Automatic federal budget cuts could reduce government funding for research done at educational institutions, spending that totaled about $33.3 billion in 2010, Department of Education statistics show. And the possible cuts add to another anxiety at those schools and others across the country: brain drain.
She’s an outspoken feminist and former social worker. He’s a cigar-smoking Kentucky lawyer.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s budget, which is about $37 billion.