Budget

Cummings, GOP Tangle Over Planned Parenthood Spending

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, on Tuesday warned that banning federal funds for Planned Parenthood would cut off vital health care services for low-income Maryland women.

Maryland Lawmakers React to John Boehner’s Surprise Resignation

Maryland representatives weigh in on House Speaker John Boehner’s impending resignation.

Rep. Van Hollen Warns Shutdown Would Disrupt NIH

Health care and research at NIH endangered by budget stalemate, Rep. Chris Van Hollen says.

Hogan to Eliminate, Cut Fees Across Agencies, Saving $10.2 Million Annually

Gov. Hogan proposed cutting and eliminating fees across state agencies, saving taxpayers approximately $51 million over five year.

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.

Franchot Calls For Attorney General Probe After Debacle Over Baltimore Prison-Food Contract

The Maryland Board of Public Works Wednesday excoriated state and company officials after a prison-food contract granted earlier this year vastly underestimated the necessary costs.

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.

Gov. Hogan Funds State Pension, Continuing Budget Battle With Democratic Legislators

Hogan said no one will get all their priorities this session

Hogan Introduces New Budget Supplement For Tax Relief, Education, Law Enforcement

Democrats Say Governor Is Holding School Funds Hostage

Van Hollen, Democratic Leaders Urge Rejection of Proposed Republican Budget

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, joined congressional Democratic leaders Wednesday in urging Republicans to reject their own party’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year.