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  • 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...
  • Time to govern, Mr. Hogan

    Our new governor spoke reassuringly of working together at his inauguration but reverted to campaign mode while addressing the General Assembly ("Hogan misses the difference between campaigning and governing," Feb. 4). Who can blame him? Republicans swept...
  • Change in school funding formula debated

    Change in school funding formula debated
    Some lawmakers said Monday that the General Assembly should change a school funding formula that gives great weight to property values — and is projected to cost Baltimore millions of dollars in lost state aid for next year. But others say a...
  • 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,...
  • Hogan, Brown set bipartisan tone at Assembly opening

    Hogan, Brown set bipartisan tone at Assembly opening
    Larry Hogan and Anthony Brown had few kind words for each other as they vied last year to become Maryland's next governor. But on Wednesday, the Republican governor-elect and the vanquished Democratic lieutenant governor stood side by side in the...
  • 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...
  • Budget likely to dominate otherwise unpredictable session

    Budget likely to dominate otherwise unpredictable session
    One thing's certain about the General Assembly session that opens Wednesday: It will feature a budget fight. Otherwise, the 435th session of Maryland's legislature is unpredictable. Gov.-elect Larry Hogan has been singularly focused on state spending,...
  • 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...
  • 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...