Tagged: Maryland General Assembly


Concerns arise over funding the Kirwan Commission's recommendations

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Aug. 31, 2019, 10:15 a.m. | In Local »

Gov. Larry Hogan addressed county legislators' concerns about funding for Maryland's education plan in his closing speech at the Maryland Association of Counties on Aug. 15.


Hogan plans to move education funding to state pension

By Arthi Vijaykumar | May 31, 2015, 12:18 p.m. | In Local »

To the disapproval of Governor Larry Hogan, the Maryland General Assembly's $40 billion budget passed on April 13th, with $68 million allocated for Maryland public schools.


Making the roads safe: banning cellphones is a place to start

By Ross Cohen-Kristiansen | Oct. 22, 2013, 12:19 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Distracted driving is a major issue in the United States and must be addressed, starting with prohibiting drivers from using cellphones in cars.


Montgomery County Board of Education opposes state bill

By Aanchal Johri | Dec. 3, 2012, 8:36 p.m. | In Local »

On Nov. 13, the Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education spoke against a bill that intends to expand the size of the board and alter the election process for district members of the board. A scheduled hearing by the Maryland General Assembly will take place next month.


Changes to Maryland voting system spark concern

By Aanchal Johri | Oct. 23, 2012, 12:05 p.m. | In Local »

This year's Election Day (Nov. 6) marks the first time early voting and photo identification will be exhibited in a Maryland presidential election.


Legislators aim to update online harassment laws

By Saaraa Farooq | Feb. 8, 2012, 5:26 p.m. | In Local »

Several bills in the Maryland General Assembly are intended to expand the definition of criminal harassment to include forms of electronic messaging.


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