In five years since moving to its new home overlooking the U.S. Capitol, the Newseum has become a major attraction with 4 million people visiting its exhibits about journalism and the First Amendment. Yet it’s been struggling mightily to cover its costs.
The Maryland Senate has approved a major Baltimore schools funding plan.
A plan to overhaul dozens of crumbling schools in the city of Baltimore and construct better ones advanced Friday when the Maryland House of Delegates passed a major funding plan for the initiative.
A major funding plan to build 15 new schools and renovate up to 40 others in Baltimore by enabling the city to issue about $1 billion in bonds moved forward in the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday.
A major funding plan to build new schools and renovate others in the city of Baltimore cleared the Maryland House Appropriations Committee on a 23-3 vote Tuesday night, sending the measure to the House of Delegates.
Maryland’s Senate president said Tuesday he is fairly confident a compromise will be reached on a funding deal for Baltimore schools to address some of the state’s oldest educational facilities.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has met with the legislature’s top lawmakers to talk about transportation funding issues.
Baltimore city officials plan to attend a rally in Annapolis to show support for a plan to renovate or rebuild up to 65 city schools.
A gas tax increase is among the ideas Maryland’s Senate president is floating to raise badly needed money for transportation.
The grades are in for Maryland public schools. The school is ranked number one in the nation for the fifth straight year.
The state of Maryland is awarding $392,000 to a Silver Spring company to design a new wastewater treatment plant for the Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort near Cumberland.
Billionaire investor David Rubenstein is giving the Library of Congress $1.5 million to fund three new literacy awards.