Story | Dec 3, 2013 | 7:31 PM
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Story | Dec 4, 2013 | 9:02 AMFew enactments emanating from Maryland's General Assembly have gained as much intense and prolonged debate as the unfunded mandate placed upon Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to carry out stormwater management projects. Popularly known as the "rain tax," the legislation sought to compel the state's largest jurisdictions to implement new fees to pay for these projects. The controversy over the rain tax has continued unabated as each of the affected jurisdictions determines how to deal with this state mandate.
Story | Dec 3, 2013 | 9:36 AM
Governor Martin O'Malley appointed Larry Giammo, a former Rockville mayor and director of a national non-profit, to the state school board Tuesday. Giammo fills a seat vacated by Ivan Walls, a Montgomery County doctor, who resigned a few months ago....
Story | Dec 3, 2013 | 12:00 PM
Baltimore County's school board is one of the less than 10 percent of the school boards in the nation that is not elected by the local voters. Presently, members are selected by the governor who, in this case, is from Baltimore City. The next governor may...
Story | Dec 3, 2013 | 2:30 PM
The Maryland Republican Party may have a prospect to run for attorney general in 2014, possibly giving it a candidate for an office it left uncontested in 2010. Richard Douglas, a lawyer, businessman and Iraq veteran, released a statement Tuesday in...