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Rushern Baker
Top Democrats blast Hogan on school construction
Top Democrats blast Hogan on school construction

Two top Maryland Democrats rebuked Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan Thursday for including $450 million in school construction spending in his tally of  waste, fraud and abuse in state government. House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III criticized Hogan for what they construed as Hogan’s plan to cut that money from the state’s spending on schools. Hogan, however, contends that was never his intention. The $450 million figure -- more that the state spends on school construction in a typical year -- comes from the GOP nominee’s detailed plan to eliminate $1.75  billion in wasteful spending...