ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland panel will consider Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposal to cut $68 million from the state’s $43.5 billion budget.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the Board of Public Works will vote on the governor’s request on Wednesday.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Shoot and Kill Suspect In Woodlawn; 2 Other Victims Found Dead
Hogan, a Republican, has proposed cuts across agencies, including a $22.2 million cut from the Department of Health, as well as $4.6 million from the Department of Juvenile Services and more than $6 million from the state’s disparity grant program for local jurisdictions, which amounts to roughly 3.6 percent of the agency’s overall budget.READ MORE: Police Activity near Kent Island Causing Major Delays At Bay Bridge
The board is made up of Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp.COVID-19 In Maryland: Positivity Rate Continues To Fall As More Than 600 Cases Are Reported Saturday
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