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  • All you need to know about Maryland government: Open meetings board meets in secret

    Due to my observance of a religious holiday at the time that Alison Knezevich reported on the Open Meetings Compliance Board's ruling on Baltimore County's approval of the so-called "rain tax" ("Board says Baltimore county gave proper notice of meeting,"...
  • Panel recommends changes at Coppin State

    Panel recommends changes at Coppin State
    Coppin State University should enroll higher-caliber freshmen, focus more on transfer and returning students, and reorganize its academics and administration, a committee plans to report Wednesday to the University System of Maryland Board of Regents....
  • University system board approves tuition, fee increase

    University system board approves tuition, fee increase
    Maryland's in-state undergraduates will pay a few hundred dollars more per semester this fall under a new tuition-and-fee plan approved Wednesday by the university system's Board of Regents. Out-of-state students will be hit a little harder, paying as...
  • Open-meetings complaint filed against Balto. Co. Council over stormwater fee

    Open-meetings complaint filed against Balto. Co. Council over stormwater fee
    A Pikesville man has filed an Open Meetings Act violation complaint against the Baltimore County Council, alleging that citizens didn't get proper notice of a meeting where they could have testified about the county's new stormwater fee. The council...
  • Coppin to break ground on $80 million science center

    Coppin to break ground on $80 million science center
    Coppin State University is moving forward with an $80 million Science and Technology Center that it hopes will boost sagging enrollment despite concerns that the West Baltimore school will not have enough money to operate the building. A ceremonial...
  • HCC Towson Building groundbreaking May 30

    HCC Towson Building groundbreaking May 30
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held May 30 to celebrate the construction of Towson University's satellite classroom building at Harford Community College. The announcement comes about two weeks after the Maryland Board of Public Works approved a...
  • Towson has money for TV ads, not baseball and soccer

    Towson has money for TV ads, not baseball and soccer
    If Towson University is so strapped for funds that President Maravene Loeschke needs to disband her baseball and soccer programs, how can she afford to spend so much on the deluge of TV advertisements that are on the air daily? No other college in the...
  • Maryland faith community opposes 'doomsday'

    We write as members and leaders of Maryland's faith community. We are glad that a special session of the Maryland General Assembly to resolve the state's budget impasse now seems likely. We cannot stress strongly enough how vital it is to fashion a full...
  • Legislature's failure to act could make college unaffordable for thousands of middle- and low-income students

    Much of the coverage of the need for a special budget session of the Maryland legislature has focused on the political machinations of its leaders. That's understandable. But we should not ignore the impact on ordinary people if the legislature fails to...
  • Agreement reached on plan to increase taxes

    Agreement reached on plan to increase taxes
    Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders announced Wednesday an agreement to raise taxes on 16 percent of the state's earners and reverse a series of so-called "Doomsday" cuts the General Assembly enacted last month when a budget deal collapsed....
  • Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September

    Maryland gains 9,800 jobs in September
    Maryland employers added 9,800 jobs in September, a gain that came almost entirely from the private sector, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated Friday. The state's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent from 7.1 percent in August, the agency said....
  • Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state

    Dream Act: Good for students, colleges and the state
    Coming to the United States as a 15-year-old, Cuban-born refugee, it truly was a dream to think that I could go to college and become president of a great Maryland university. But with the support of many people along the way, and the belief instilled...