Julie Depenbrock
Julie Depenbrock
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Julie Depenbrock reports on politics and public works for the Annapolis bureau. She is a graduate student and has interned at NPR and Education Week.

September 6, 2017
Hogan’s $61 million in budget cuts given seal of approval

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved $61 million in budget cuts from Gov. Larry Hogan after restoring cuts in aid to lower-income jurisdictions.

October 20, 2017
Maryland board approves 10 properties for city, campus revitalization

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Maryland’s Board of Public Works approved the surplus of 10 University of Maryland properties Wednesday for an ongoing community redevelopment project known as the Greater College Park Initiative.

October 27, 2017
Maryland takes on compensation for the wrongly imprisoned

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Exonerated of murder and other charges in 2014, Walter Lomax is still making his way through the Maryland bureaucracy to receive compensation for 39 years of wrongful imprisonment. Now, he sits on a state task force to study the issue. A state law that went into effect Oct. 1 created the 10-member […]

September 28, 2017
Numerous Maryland laws go into effect Oct. 1

By Capital News Service staff ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The following legislation has been approved by the Maryland General Assembly and goes into effect on Oct. 1. The University of Maryland’s Capital News Service has grouped these laws generally by subject matter, and include bill numbers in parentheses. They include: PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT Drug prices: […]

September 20, 2017
Revenues will come in $53 million less than projected, state board says

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Board of Revenue Estimates voted Wednesday to reduce the state’s revenue projections for fiscal year 2018 by $53 million — a 0.3 percent decrease from previous estimates. The board also estimated revenues for fiscal year 2019 would be $17.6 billion, which is a $73.5 million reduction from prior reports. This […]