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SRB: On school funding, Baltimore has set the example
SRB: On school funding, Baltimore has set the example

The recent letter to the editor ("Mayor neglects school funding, too," Jan. 30) stating that Baltimore has not led by example through our investments in education, isn't supported by any measure of fact. Education funding has increased in Baltimore City while both our short-term and long-term deficits have decreased. Baltimore has good reason to be concerned about Gov. Larry Hogan's proposed cuts to education, and we are an example of how you can close budget deficits while investing in education. Much like Governor Hogan, I also entered office faced with a historic budget deficit and high taxes. When you face a deficit of that magnitude, you have to be very clear...

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