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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • A dollar of prevention is worth $7 of cure [Commentary]

    A dollar of prevention is worth $7 of cure [Commentary]
    Recently we've seen a number of proposed federal budgets, all of which have partisan approaches. The following proposal is bipartisan, stressing two major themes echoed by our major political parties: serving human needs and saving federal dollars. A...
  • After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey

    After 48 years in public service, it's 'Sine Die' for James Robey
    State Sen. James N. Robey says there was no grand ambition, no plan to ascend to where he now sits as majority leader of the Maryland Senate, or to have made the unusual leaps from Howard County police chief to county executive to legislator. Things...
  • Annapolis residents question new mayor's inaugural budget

    Annapolis residents question new mayor's inaugural budget
    Sam Brice, a senior engineer who works for the city of Annapolis, told the mayor and city council Monday that residents expect a high level of service from local government. That, he said, requires employees who cost money. "Your employees are your most...
  • Bel Air town administrator introduces $15.9 million budget for FY 2015

    Bel Air town administrator introduces $15.9 million budget for FY 2015
    The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners introduced a $15.9 million budget for fiscal year 2015 during a town hall meeting Monday night. Town Administrator James Fielder said although the FY2015 budget is "relatively flat," the town will see a continued...
  • Review finds state's child support collection efforts improved

    Review finds state's child support collection efforts improved
    The state will release an additional $100,000 in funding for the state Department of Human Resources after a legislative audit review found the agency had sufficiently improved its efforts to collect child support on behalf of thousands of Maryland...
  • Teachers march to bring attention to Harford schools budget

    Teachers march to bring attention to Harford schools budget
    A teachers march on the Harford County Council Tuesday evening was the latest part of a high profile push on the part of educators to get the county to fully fund the budget request made by the Harford County public school system. Organizer Ryan Burbey,...
  • 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...
  • Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant given OK to restart [25 years ago]

    Two years after its shutdown was ordered, Peach Bottom Atomic Power Plant was officially given the go-ahead 25 years ago this week to start up again. The plant, three miles north of Harford County on the Susquehanna River, had been idle since March 31,...
  • Seeing red over city schools budget [Editorial]

    Seeing red over city schools budget  [Editorial]
    City school officials facing a $31 million budget shortfall next year have proposed dipping into the system's rainy day fund to close the gap. But that's not what those dollars are supposed to be for. The whole point of setting aside emergency funds is to...