Arts advocates pin budget hopes – again – on Congress

As they have every year of the Trump presidency, supporters of federal funding for the arts are looking to Congress to reject the administration’s latest proposal to reduce or eliminate spending for a host of high-profile organizations.

Hogan directs wrongfully convicted to be paid; post office renovations approved

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, said payments to five men wrongfully imprisoned in Maryland would be awarded in two weeks, at the next meeting of the Maryland Board of Public Works. On Wednesday, the board also approved a $9.7 million payment to continue converting a onetime post office in downtown Annapolis into offices for the governor’s staff.

Critics hit Trump’s food program plan as ‘devastating’ to Maryland

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019 includes an overhaul of a supplemental food assistance program for low-income people that could affect nearly 750,000 Marylanders. Many in the state’s predominantly Democratic congressional delegation are attacking the White…

The Annapolis Bullpen: Budget, taxes and your wallet

This week on the Annapolis Bullpen podcast we dive deep into the budget. We explore how Maryland’s budget works, Gov. Larry Hogan’s priorities and how are the new federal tax laws going to affect the state and you.

Hogan touts school spending among budget priorities

Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday released the state’s upcoming 2019 fiscal year budget, citing priorities in education.

Maryland lawmakers move to block Fort Detrick biolab shutdown

Lawmakers are fighting to preserve a long-standing research laboratory in Frederick, Maryland, after President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 eliminated the facility’s funding.

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.

Maryland immigrant rights supporters attack Trump move as cruel

By CONNER HOYT, ANGELA JACOB, J.F. MEILS, JOHNNY MOSEMAN, HELEN PARSHALL, ASHLEY CLARKE and CHANGEZ ALI Capital News Service WASHINGTON — Maryland’s congressional Democrats and various immigrant rights groups condemned the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to rescind an order protecting…

Maryland 2018 budget increases spending over last year

Maryland’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which included $30.6 billion in state funds compared with $30.2 billion the year prior, passed the General Assembly March 28.

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