House aiming to mandate funding for Maryland HBCUs

Amid settlement talks between Gov. Larry Hogan and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black institutions, the House of Delegates will hold a hearing Friday on legislation which would force the governor to appropriate over $16 million for each university, starting in 2021.

Senate, House weigh bills changing Board of Regents makeup

The state Senate and House of Delegates are expected to hold hearings next week regarding bills that would restructure the University System of Maryland Board of Regents and mandate more transparency from the body.

Sen. Will Smith to be deployed to Afghanistan in March

Sen. Will Smith, an officer in the United States Naval Reserve, is scheduled to be deployed to Afghanistan on March 29 in support of Operation Resolute Support.

Police forces take icy dip to support Special Olympics

Maryland police officers jumped into the frigid waters of Sandy Point State Park Friday afternoon to raise money for the Special Olympics. Governor Larry Hogan also delivered remarks as part of the three-day Polar Bear Plunge event.