Maryland has been feeling a transportation funding crunch in recent years at the federal, state and local government levels. Federal highway funding has dropped, just as it has in many other states. Maryland’s own budget pressures also have drained money away from transportation.
The state of Maryland has released details of an offer to state employees who are willing to voluntarily leave their jobs to help the state save money.
Maryland’s attorney general launches a criminal investigation into the Maryland Transit Administration. Millions of dollars may have been misspent in deals made off the books.
President Barack Obama cast the worldwide campaign he’s leading to destroy the Islamic State group on Friday as part of a broader effort to root out extremism within the Muslim world, telling Jewish donors the U.S. “is on the right side of history.”
Just six days from now, the Maryland State Fair will open its gates in Timonium.
Revelers heading to the Maryland State Fair this year will have to leave their backpacks home.
Maryland officials are urging travelers to watch out for the possibility of flooding across the state in coming days.
Maryland’s $39 billion budget is moving forward in the state’s House of Delegates.
Some Maryland school systems are seeking state relief from scheduling challenges caused by large numbers of snow days.
Maryland gained about 44,000 residents in 2013.
While Maryland’s school system has had the top spot in a publication’s annual ranking of the nation’s schools for five years in a row, the state is far from the top of a new report comparing eighth-graders in the United States with other states and 38 other countries.
Playing the lottery pours millions into the state coffers–about $830 million this year alone. But it’s not all good news. As competition from casinos grows, lottery revenues are down.