Maryland’s public charter schools feel stifled under current state laws that keep them under the authorization and governance of local school boards, but the creation of separate charter school boards could cost taxpayers and students much more.
State Senator Jamie Raskin to sponsor a bill that will increase corporations’ transparency in political donations
The Obama administration announced Tuesday plans to allow offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, drawing opposition from Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski and other Democratic senators from coastal northeastern states.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s first, $40.4 billion budget, released in detail Friday, boosts overall funding to education — though it cuts discretionary payments to some schools — and maintains planned road construction while paring back funding for Medicaid and state agencies and employees.
Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday morning told a coalition from Allegany and Garrett counties that he will put the needs of Western Maryland at the top of his priority list.
Twenty-four hours after being sworn in, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced his 2016 budget, cutting agency spending by 2 percent, but increasing funding for K-12 schools and higher ed.
President Barack Obama focused on strengthening the economic conditions of middle-class Americans and the measures he announced could have a significant impact on Maryland and Marylanders.