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  • Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill

    Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill
    It's been more than 15 years since Dick Israel's body started to revolt. Back then, in the early days of his Parkinson's disease, Israel still wrote legal opinions in flowery script from an old-fashioned fountain pen, churning out advice for the General...
  • Hogan unveils bill to repeal 'rain tax'

    Hogan unveils bill to repeal 'rain tax'
    Following through on a campaign promise, Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled legislation Tuesday that would repeal Maryland's requirement that its largest counties impose a fee to pay for stormwater cleanup. Critics call it the "rain tax." Hogan said his...
  • Augustine panel sets agenda to bolster business in Md.

    Augustine panel sets agenda to bolster business in Md.
    Declaring that Maryland can no longer depend on the federal government for job growth, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman R. Augustine presented state legislators Thursday with a list of steps they could take to improve its ability to compete for business....
  • Miller: Gas tax cut would be Hogan's 'worst nightmare and he knows it'

    Miller: Gas tax cut would be Hogan's 'worst nightmare and he knows it'
    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, despite a cordial breakfast with Gov. Larry Hogan to smooth over friction from Hogan's State of the State speech, continued to offer grim prospects for the new governor's legislative agenda.  Miller told reporters...
  • Hogan unveils budget with continued 2 percent cuts to agencies

    Hogan unveils budget with continued 2 percent cuts to agencies
    Gov. Larry Hogan proposed sustained state funding for K-12 education but an across-the-board cut to state agencies in his much-anticipated spending plan released Thursday. Maryland's new Republican governor said his budget cuts - which affect Medicaid...
  • Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid

    Hogan budget would cut state worker pay, city school aid
    Gov. Larry Hogan outlined a budget plan Thursday that would cut school aid to Baltimore and state workers' pay but preserve — at least for now — funding for two light rail lines. The new Republican governor said his budget — with...
  • City, counties, advocates pore through budget for impact of cuts

    City, counties, advocates pore through budget for impact of cuts
    As Gov. Larry Hogan released details of his austerity budget, advocacy groups and local governments pored through the numbers to discover the impact on the people they serve. In some cases, it was worse than they expected. Baltimore's school system,...
  • Hogan names ex-GOP Senate leader as budget chief

    Hogan names ex-GOP Senate leader as budget chief
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan named a veteran Republican lawmaker to the vital position of budget chief Thursday and promised to lay out his entire budget plan the day after he takes office Wednesday. Thatmeans he will unveil his expected program of budget...
  • Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser

    Hogan names Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as special adviser
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan reinforced his vow of bipartisanship while also signaling a potential fight with Democrats over mass transit as he announced more staff appointments Tuesday. Hogan said a prominent Baltimore Democrat, former Del. Keiffer Mitchell,...
  • Mix of bustle and excitement for lawmakers moving to Annapolis offices

    Mix of bustle and excitement for lawmakers moving to Annapolis offices
    Ned Carey and his son Pat Carey shifted the desk into position, angling it so that the elder Carey, when sitting, will be looking straight at his door in the House of Delegates' office building in Annapolis. "I've been preparing for this day," said...
  • The agenda

    The agenda
    Maryland's 188 legislators will be sworn in tomorrow at the start of the General Assembly's 435th session, but the most important figure in Annapolis, Gov.-elect Larry Hogan, won't join them until his inauguration a week later. This will be the third time...