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  • Bill would toughen Maryland Open Meetings law enforcement

    Bill would toughen Maryland Open Meetings law enforcement
    New laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly late last week would put stricter penalties and an element of public shaming behind the state's open-meetings laws. State lawmakers said public officials have been able to flout the rules without...
  • Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions

    Accidentally released text messages give peek at O'Malley discussions
    The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner. He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
  • One more unwelcome twist for Towson sports

    One more unwelcome twist for Towson sports
    By dumping $300,000 in taxpayer funds on Towson University's baseball team, Gov. Martin O'Malley has temporarily solved one problem and created a multitude of others. The frustration that led Mr. O'Malley to intervene is understandable. But his proposal...
  • Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball

    Lawmakers raise concerns about O'Malley proposal to fund Towson baseball
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to allocate $300,000 in taxpayer money to save Towson University's baseball team came under fire Wednesday from some legislators and key fiscal policymakers for being unprecedented and unfair to other college sports programs....
  • Coppin's students-last policies

    Coppin's students-last policies
    Coppin State University has a serious problem with very low rates of student retention and graduation. Last December, the University System of Maryland Board of Regents created a Special Review Committee to look into this problem further and make...
  • USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks

    USM regents acknowledge violation of state's open meeting act during Big Ten talks
    University System of Maryland chancellor Brit Kirwan acknowledged Friday that the Board of Regents violated Maryland’s open meetings act by secretly convening to discuss the University of Maryland’s move to the Big Ten, but said the group...
  • University System of Maryland regents face criticism for secret vote, but no punishment likely

    While questions about the University of Maryland's decision to join the Big Ten seemed to dissipate when school leaders explained the financial benefits of the move, doubts about the process used to reach the conclusion linger. Before entering into...
  • Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research

    Big Ten brings Maryland new chances for study, research
    Few would argue that the University of Maryland's decision earlier this week to join the Big Ten isn't about the money — $24 million a year in television revenue. But university officials are helping to sell the deal with what they argue is a...
  • Tom McMillen praises Towson for delaying decision on cuts after concerns are raised

    Tom McMillen praises Towson for delaying decision on cuts after concerns are raised
    Members of the Towson baseball and men’s soccer teams continue to wait to hear whether their programs will be disbanded by the university. President Maravene Loeschke sent a message to students and faculty Monday saying that a task force asked...
  • Teacher says Big Ten decision violated open meeting laws

    Teacher says Big Ten decision violated open meeting laws
    A former Baltimore County teacher filed a complaint with a state board Monday, alleging that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents violated the state open meetings law when it voted in closed session on the University of Maryland's move to...
  • Loh makes the right call on Terps' Big Ten move

    Loh makes the right call on Terps' Big Ten move
    University of Maryland alumni and other Terp fans are understandably outraged by the sudden, secret decision to move from the Atlantic Coast Conference to the Big Ten. It's never good when public institutions exclude the public from even asking...