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Catherine E. Pugh

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  • The false promise of municipal broadband

    For many local governments, the promise is seductive. A cottage industry of consultants and network builders — who stand to profit handsomely — sell the idea to misty-eyed government officials that building a municipal broadband network will...
  • City broadband must be inclusive

    As Baltimore explores plans to bring better broadband accessibility to the city, communities should be realistic about the outcomes for Internet usage for all residents. In her commentary ("Municipal broadband's false promise," Aug. 16), State Sen....
  • Baltimore broadband offers huge potential

    Baltimore broadband offers huge potential
    Sen. Catherine Pugh's commentary, "Municipal broadband's false promise" (Aug. 16), is flawed by many serious errors and omissions. Whoever is advising her on this issue is doing her and the people of Baltimore a disservice. Senator Pugh claims that...
  • University system board approves tuition, fee increase

    University system board approves tuition, fee increase
    Maryland's in-state undergraduates will pay a few hundred dollars more per semester this fall under a new tuition-and-fee plan approved Wednesday by the university system's Board of Regents. Out-of-state students will be hit a little harder, paying as...
  • Baltimore mayor officiates at lobbyist wedding in Vegas

    Baltimore mayor officiates at lobbyist wedding in Vegas
    One thing that happened in Vegas last week certainly won't stay in Vegas: The lobbyists Lisa Harris Jones and Sean Malone were married there before about 100 well-wishers, who included some of Maryland's top government officials — including the...
  • Coppin delays president search

    Coppin delays president search
    The state Board of Regents will delay searching for a new president of Coppin State University until 2015 and instead announced Tuesday a two-year contract for the interim leader, who was brought out of retirement to overhaul the ailing Baltimore...
  • Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to Zimmerman verdict

    Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to Zimmerman verdict
    Baltimore's police commissioner and several African-American religious leaders joined together Saturday night to urge residents to express their reaction peacefully after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin....
  • Batts, ministers call for peaceful reaction to verdict

    Baltimore's police commissioner and several African-American religious leaders joined together Saturday night to urge residents to express their reaction peacefully after a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin....
  • Baltimore's Grand Prix comes with risks and rewards

    Baltimore's Grand Prix comes with risks and rewards
    The city invested nearly $7 million in the Grand Prix at a time of cutbacks in neighborhood services. It tied up downtown traffic before, during and after a long holiday weekend, less than two weeks before voters go to the polls for a mayoral election....
  • By the numbers: Done and left undone in 2011 legislative session

    State budget: The General Assembly approved a $14.6 state operating budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, closing a budget gap of about $1.5 billion. Part of a $34 billion spending plan that includes federal contributions and other pots of money,...
  • Efforts under way to try to salvage live horse racing in Md.

    Efforts under way to try to salvage live horse racing in Md.
    State officials and the horse-racing industry vowed on Tuesday to try to salvage live thoroughbred racing in Maryland next year, though it remains unclear if the various stakeholders can come together to forge a viable plan. With just five weeks before...