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Board to Hogan and Franchot: Do your own dirty work

Board to Hogan and Franchot: Do your own dirty work

Maryland's Interagency Committee on School Construction took a principled stand today when its members refused to become political tools of the governor and Comptroller Peter Franchot in their impossible demand that Baltimore city and county schools install window air conditioning in some 4,000 classrooms by the start of the school year in August.

Last week, Messrs. Hogan and Franchot used their seats on the Board of Public Works to withhold $10 million in school construction from the county and $5 million from the city unless they comply with a demand that is neither feasible nor fiscally wise. But they didn't specify which projects should lose funding, leaving that bit of dirty...

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