Gov. Larry Hogan Presents Budget, Pledging Tax Relief And Education SpendingGov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday presented his eighth and final budget as executive, pledging $4.6 billion in tax cuts and $8.15 billion for K-12 education while also leaving $3.6 billion into the Rainy Day Fund, reserves the governor said would help the state in its next emergency.
Maryland Will Provide Another $50M To Child Care Providers For COVID-Related Expenses, Hogan SaysMaryland will provide $50 million in grants to child care providers to cover costs associated with the pandemic, Gov. Larry Hogan said on Monday.
Hogan Eyes Police Funding & Tax Relief Measures In Legislative SessionSpeaking to reporters on Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan signaled his intent to pass crime-fighting legislation and provide tax relief to Marylanders, small businesses and retirees.
Hogan Expands 'Refund The Police' Initiative, Plans To Reintroduce 2 Crime Bills That Have Failed To PassAs lawmakers return to the State House for the 2022 legislative session, Gov. Larry Hogan said he is expanding his "re-fund the police" program and reintroducing two anti-crime measures he has unsuccessfully tried to get through the legislature.
Budget Surplus, Pot, COVID-19, Climate, Top Issues In Maryland Ahead Of Legislative SessionMaryland lawmakers will be gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session this week with an enormous budget surplus, while legalizing recreational marijuana, battling COVID-19 and measures to address climate change will be among the major issues before them in an election year.
Gubernatorial Candidate Rushern Baker Pledges To Live, Work Most Of The Year In Baltimore City If ElectedFormer Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said Friday that if he's elected governor, he would spend most of the year living and working in Baltimore City.
Maryland General Assembly Session Begins With Changes Due To COVID-19 PandemicLawmakers have big items on the agenda for the 90-day session; top of mind is providing financial relief to Marylanders hit hard amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maryland Lawmakers Convene For Last Day Of Shortened Session, Approve Coronavirus BillMaryland lawmakers are convening for the last planned day of a shortened legislative session due to the coronavirus.
'Rome Is Burning': Baltimore Crime Gets Lawmakers' AttentionBaltimore's high violent crime rate received early attention in the state's legislative session on Thursday, as Maryland's former Senate president urged lawmakers to act “while Rome is burning.”
Lawmakers Moving Early To End Parental Rights Of RapistsMaryland lawmakers are moving early to advance legislation to end parental rights of rapists.
Legislation May Remove Parental Rights in Sex-Assault CasesLegislation in the Maryland General Assembly would enable a court to revoke parental rights of an individual who has been found to have committed rape against the other parent and if a court finds that it is in the child's best interest to remove the parental rights.
Maryland Lawmakers Convene For Legislative SessionMaryland lawmakers are gathering for their annual 90-day legislative session.
O'Malley's $39B Budget Plan Closes $584M Shortfall Without Tax HikePutting your money to work. Governor Martin O'Malley outlines how the state will spend $39 billion in taxpayer money this coming fiscal year.
Anne Arundel Teachers Press Busch On School FundsAnne Arundel County teachers are telling House Speaker Michael Busch they are overworked and underpaid as the 2014 legislative session begins.
Back At It Again: Maryland Legislative Session BeginsThe 2014 legislative session is officially underway in Annapolis. Lawmakers will have plenty on their plates to debate this year.