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Budgets and Budgeting

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  • Baltimore's brighter budget [Editorial]

    Baltimore's brighter budget  [Editorial]
    When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
  • Enrollment decline means decrease in state funds for Carroll schools

    Enrollment decline means decrease in state funds for Carroll schools
    About $1.1 million in state funding for Carroll County Public Schools this year and at least $1 million in each of the next two years is currently the subject of debate for Carroll legislators in Annapolis. While the Senate approved a $39 billion budget...
  • County Executive's FY15 budget includes increases for education

    County Executive's FY15 budget includes increases for education
    Last week, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III introduced his capital and operating budgets for fiscal year 2015, which total $3.41 billion and include increased funds for education while reducing operational costs in other departments....
  • Harford's snow removal budget is at least $1.8 million in the hole

    Harford's snow removal budget is at least $1.8 million in the hole
    County and municipal officials in Harford County say their snow removal budgets have been catapulted farther into the red because of handling multiple snow and ice events throughout the winter of 2013-2014, including the latest storms the past two weeks....
  • 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...
  • Harford school board approves ratification of teacher's contracts

    Harford school board approves ratification of teacher's contracts
    The Harford County Board of Education voted Monday night to approve contracts that would give one percent raises and step increases to teachers, principals and administrators, provided the school system has the money to pay them. The raises are far from...
  • Howard library system to receive additional $13.6 million for new Elkridge branch

    Howard library system to receive additional $13.6 million for new Elkridge branch
    A project to build a new Elkridge branch of the Howard County Library System is set to receive more funding in County Executive Ken Ulman’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 than previously announced, county budget administrator Ray Wacks said...
  • House approves $38.7 billion state budget

    House approves $38.7 billion state budget
    The House of Delegates gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a $38.7 billion budget that trims the governor's plan but still provides raises to state workers and levies no new taxes. The House bill, scheduled for a final vote Thursday, would increase...
  • How school system deals with financing changes will be telling [Editorial]

    Like other government agencies operating in Harford County in the year ahead, the Harford County public school system will have to make due with roughly the same amount of money it had on hand for the current spending year, which draws to a close June 30....
  • Cuts to treatment will worsen heroin crisis [Letter]

    Cuts to treatment will worsen heroin crisis [Letter]
    The recent article, "Arundel police officers to carry drug to counteract heroin overdose (March 24) yet again brings attention to the heroin epidemic taking root in communities throughout our state. As the article accurately outlines, heroin-related...