By SYDNEY TONIC and KIMBERLY ESCOBAR Capital News Service WASHINGTON – Maryland officials expressed frustration Tuesday over the federal government’s decision to delay picking a site for the FBI’s consolidated headquarters until March. The General Services Administration had been expected…
The Purple Line light rail will help fix Metro’s service issues by increasing ridership, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview at the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce meeting Friday.
“School after Labor Day is now the law of the land in Maryland,” Hogan said, ignoring concerns from teachers unions and the Democratic-controlled state legislature.
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.
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan added his signature to Comptroller Peter Franchot’s “Let Summer Be Summer” petition Thursday morning, totaling 13,244 people in support of a later start date for public schools.