Prices for construction projects spike, likely due to labor shortages

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Some construction projects in Maryland are costing tens of millions of dollars more than original estimates, in large measure because of a lack of skilled trades in the region.  The increase in price for just two large…

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…

Ravens, state to spend $144 million on stadium improvements

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland – The Board of Public Works voted 3-0 Wednesday to allow the Maryland Stadium Authority to accept $120 million from the Baltimore Ravens to upgrade several areas of M&T Bank Stadium, and granted permission for the stadium authority…

Gov. Larry Hogan Proposes Budget Cuts

ANNAPOLIS, Md.–Governor Hogan asks the state Board of Public Works to approve $82 million in cuts to reduce a projected $250 budget shortfall. The Board gave its unanimous approval.      

Controversial sewer line to be built on Kent Island

The Maryland Board of Public Works approved a controversial new sewer line for Kent Island. The $33 million project aims to remove contaminated water from flooded septic tanks, but conservation specialists fear that the new construction will overdevelop the Eastern Shore.

Maryland board approves $82 million cut in state spending

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — The Maryland Board of Public Works voted unanimously in favor of $82 million in cuts to state spending Wednesday in Annapolis. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic board members Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp agreed…

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