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  • Health, environmental groups seek fracking moratorium

    Health, environmental groups seek fracking moratorium
    Public health and environmental advocates gathered in Annapolis Thursday to push for a long-term moratorium on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, arguing that more time is needed to look into health threats posed by the drilling process commonly called...
  • Hogan proposes tax relief in four areas

    Hogan proposes tax relief in four areas
    Gov. Larry Hogan used his first State of the State address to follow through on a campaign promise, vowing Wednesday to push for tax relief for small businesses, motorists and some retirees, and to seek repeal of a controversial stormwater fee. "The...
  • 'Open for business' in Md.

    'Open for business' in Md.
    The political momentum exists to make the changes everyone wants to improve Maryland, and now is the time to come together to make that happen. But it will take more than highway signs and campaign slogans to turn that momentum into policy changes...
  • Democrats vow to fight Hogan education cuts

    General Assembly Democrats and the state teachers union vowed Tuesday to fight what they called unacceptable cuts to education aid proposed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. House Speaker Michael E. Busch and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman...
  • 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 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...
  • Environmentalists troubled by Hogan's prescription for restoring Bay

    Environmentalists troubled by Hogan's prescription for restoring Bay
    As his predecessors have done for the past three decades, Gov. Larry Hogan declared Wednesday that a healthy Chesapeake Bay will be a top priority of his administration. But environmentalists found little comforting in the Republican governor's pledge,...
  • Busch vows to 'stand firm' on 'rain tax'

    Busch vows to 'stand firm' on 'rain tax'
    House Speaker Michael E. Busch is vowing to resist any move this year to repeal the storm-water pollution cleanup fees being charged in Baltimore city and most of Maryland's largest counties. "We're going to stand firm," Busch told environmental...
  • 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 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...
  • Bipartisanship on parade

    Bipartisanship on parade
    "Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God," Del. Samuel I. "Sandy" Rosenberg said, quoting Jesus from Matthew 5:9, in the opening invocation of this year's House of Delegates session. It was something of the theme of the...