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Cumberland’s Canal Place Faces Funding Issue

Cumberland’s Canal Place tourism project is facing state funding questions after struggling for years to achieve its goals.

01/18/2012

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Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges Suing State For Funding

In a bid to stay competitive with other universities, four of Maryland’s historic black colleges are suing the state.

01/04/2012

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Judge Hears Case Over Md. Funding Of Black Schools

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.

01/04/2012

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Smithsonian To See $52M Increase From Congress

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.

12/21/2011

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O’Malley Met To Discuss Not Funding Death Penalty

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.

12/21/2011

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More Than 50 To Receive Funding To Fight Violence

More than 50 organizations across Maryland will be receiving state funding to fight violence against women.

10/31/2011

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Panel Formalizes Transportation Funding Proposal

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.

10/25/2011

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Transportation Panel Narrows Funding Options

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.

10/11/2011

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Report: Arts Funding Doesn’t Show Diversity

Billions of dollars in arts funding is serving a mostly wealthy, white audience that is shrinking while only a small chunk of money goes to emerging art groups that serve poorer communities that are more ethnically diverse, according to a report being released Monday.

10/10/2011

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Fans Hold Fundraisers Nationwide To Save Poe’s West Baltimore Home

Protecting a landmark. On the 162nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death, there is a nationwide effort to save his West Baltimore home.

10/07/2011

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Mikulski: Committee Bill Includes Webb Funding

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says a bill passed by a Senate committee includes funding for the James Webb Telescope.

09/15/2011

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Panel Warned Of Transportation Funding Uncertainty

A panel of Maryland lawmakers was warned not to expect nearly as much help from Washington as in the past to pay for highways and transit.

09/07/2011

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