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Some Hogan budget cuts stretch for years
Some Hogan budget cuts stretch for years

When Gov. Larry Hogan released his cost-cutting budget last week, he called it the "first step among many" to pare back state spending. His second step was already tucked into another document, which asks the legislature for many long-term, permanent trims to education, private colleges, community colleges, libraries, and economic development for farmers.  The organization that helps farmers get financing to continue working in agriculture, the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-based Industry Development Corporation, for example, would take a one-year hit of $1.1 million this year under Hogan's budget. Under his second step, that cut would last until 2024. ...

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