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  • Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light

    Foose says Howard County union events could put teachers in bad light
    As contract negotiations between county schools and the teachers union continue to focus on salary adjustments, union officials have encouraged teachers to take part in two school-day activities they believe will drum up community support for the union....
  • The ugly Ryan budget [Editorial]

    The ugly Ryan budget  [Editorial]
    The marvel of Rep. Paul Ryan's budget, which the House of Representatives approved this week, is that for a piece of legislation that's essentially dead on arrival in the Senate, it's going to live on as a political document from now until November....
  • Md. regulators offer some relief to customers after energy bill spikes

    Responding to utility bill spikes that accompanied this winter's extreme cold, Maryland regulators took steps Friday to bring customers some relief. With the changes included in the Public Service Commission order, customers now can change energy...
  • City schools budget has board seeing red

    City schools budget has board seeing red
    A slowdown in revenue has Baltimore school officials scrambling for budget adjustments that won't require the system to raid its rainy-day fund or cut central office positions and school programs. Officials face a $31 million deficit in next year's...
  • Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland

    Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland
    Netflix's Capitol Hill drama "House of Cards" may receive millions more in tax credits to continue filming in Maryland, now that the General Assembly has agreed to make more funding available. But the local arts community may not like the politics. To...
  • What the Corvette Stingray tells us about America's place in the global economy [Commentary]

    What the Corvette Stingray tells us about America's place in the global economy [Commentary]
    Finding the road to a healthy economic policy sometimes is a matter of getting behind the wheel the proper performance vehicle. Driving the new Corvette Stingray is as enlightening as it is thrilling. The engine roars to life and propels you effortlessly,...
  • Education funding debate looms in Carroll budget decisions

    Education funding debate looms in Carroll budget decisions
    On the day that Carroll County Commissioners received their first briefing on next year's budget, Carroll County Education Association (CCEA) officials made sure that education funding was at the forefront of commissioners' minds. Education officials...
  • State Republicans present alternative budget

    State Republicans present alternative budget
    Maryland House Republicans offered an alternative to Gov. Martin O'Malley's spending plan Tuesday, suggesting the state limit spending to 1 percent above last year. The minority caucus, dramatically outnumbered in the House of Delegates, push an...
  • Pay-to-play ended at Harford Schools [Editorial]

    Pay-to-play ended at Harford Schools [Editorial]
    In a budget of $454 million, the estimated $309,500 that would be generated, had the pay-to-play fees not been ended in the Harford County Public Schools budget for the coming year, amounts to just about 0.07 percent. For the past several years, the...
  • Howard teachers call for better wages at budget hearing

    Howard teachers call for better wages at budget hearing
    No hearing before the Howard County Board of Education in recent years has ever drawn more than 200 or so people — not even redistricting. But the board room Thursday, Jan. 29 was filled to the brim with more than 300 people, and across the parking...
  • Bill would curtail Arundel student school board member voting rights

    Bill would curtail Arundel student school board member voting rights
    Students from school districts across the state testified Thursday in opposition to a state Senate bill that would strip the student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education of full voting rights. They presented their arguments to members of...
  • Arundel councilman, police chief seeking to revive police cadet program

    Arundel councilman, police chief seeking to revive police cadet program
    Anne Arundel County is moving to restart its police cadet program, which was eliminated more than a decade ago in a round of budget cuts. Officials said this week that for about $180,000 per year, the county's Police Department could hire 10 part-time...