Board approves $9 million for five wrongly convicted men

The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved $9 million to award to five men who were wrongly convicted.

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…

Franchot Dismisses Concerns Over Impact of Late School Start on Poor Families

State Comptroller Peter Franchot, a long-time advocate of a post-Labor Day start of schools around the state, defended Gov. Larry Hogan’s move despite concerns raised by some that it may cost families more money for additional daycare resulting from the later start of schools.

Board grants controversial wetlands license to Kent Island developer

Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford and Treasurer Nancy Kopp voted in favor of granting a wetlands license to a Kent Island developer, despite complaints from residents and previous application rejections.

Board hopes international travel at BWI grows

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford, sitting in for Gov. Larry Hogan, wats to see Baltimore/Washington International Airport’s position in the Washington, D.C., market expand, particularly in the area of international travel.

Board questions agencies’ procurement processes, minority business participation

At Wednesday’s Board of Public Works meeting, Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford and Comptroller Peter Franchot questioned the state’s process of granting contracts and challenged the dearth of minority business subcontracts in University System of Maryland contracts.

Hogan, Franchot blast state contractor over speaking payments to O’Malley

The Board of Public Works tabled a contract renewal vote with the Environmental Systems Research Institute, over ethical concerns about the company’s speaking contract with former Gov. Martin O’Malley.

Hockey Growing in Maryland as Washington Capitals, Ovechkin Make Waves In NHL

Ask youth league directors, rink coordinators, shop owners and anyone associated else with ice hockey why the sport is growing in Maryland and the answer is the same: The Washington Capitals and Alexander Ovechkin.

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

For the second consecutive meeting, the Board of Public Works on Wednesday criticized the University System of Maryland for vague and confusing language in requests for additional construction funding totaling more than $29 million, but eventually voted to approve the projects.

Governor Hogan Faces His First Board of Public Works

Governor Larry Hogan’s first Board of Public Works meeting was highlighted by talks on school maintenance and funding.