Hundreds gather to show support for disability funding in downtown Annapolis.
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says President Barack Obama’s election-year budget has more money for the Environmental Protection Agency’s main program to restore the Chesapeake Bay, but other bay-related programs will see cuts.
School officials come hopes-in-hand to making funding requests for building improvements from the Board of Public Works.
The prospect of a gas tax hike this year stirs Marylanders to action. Demonstrations on both sides have already started.
Cumberland’s Canal Place tourism project is facing state funding questions after struggling for years to achieve its goals.
In a bid to stay competitive with other universities, four of Maryland’s historic black colleges are suing the state.
Attorneys arguing that Maryland’s history of racially-segregated higher education is ongoing used decades-old state reports to try to make their point as a federal trial begins.
The Smithsonian Institution is receiving a $52 million increase in funding from Congress for 2012, with the increase primarily devoted to building a museum on the National Mall devoted to black history.
Gov. Martin O’Malley, who opposes capital punishment, held a July meeting with two lawmakers and a death penalty opponent to discuss the possibility of ending funding for executions in the budget for the next fiscal year. But an O’Malley spokeswoman said Tuesday it is unlikely the governor will follow through with the idea.
More than 50 organizations across Maryland will be receiving state funding to fight violence against women.
Proposed taxes and fees aimed at raising more than $800 million in new transportation revenue annually in Maryland headed toward the Legislature and Gov. Martin O’Malley on Tuesday, as a state commission formally approved a plan to increase the state’s gas tax by 15 cents over three years.
A Maryland transportation funding panel is leaning toward boosting the state’s gas tax and raising vehicle registration fees as it narrows down a list of recommendations for raising about $800 million a year in new money for transportation.