A state commission recommended Thursday that Maryland lawmakers create a Cabinet-level position to oversee state agencies connected to commerce and change the perception that Maryland is unfriendly to businesses.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued urgent recommendations Wednesday for Metro to improve its ventilation procedures in the wake of the deadly smoke incident in the tunnel at L’Enfant Plaza in January.
President Barack Obama’s budget proposal includes a $478 billion plan to improve infrastructure through a one-time tax on corporate overseas holdings, mimicking Rep. John Delaney’s recently introduced bipartisan infrastructure bill.
The infrastructure of passenger and transit rail hangs in the balance without long-term federal funding, according to a report released Friday by the BlueGreen Alliance and the Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC).
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.