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U.S. House Committee on Appropriations

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  • Mayor orders investigation of technology office

    Mayor orders investigation of technology office
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday that she has ordered an investigation into the administration's information technology department, saying the city has received allegations that contractual employees have been paid for work they did not...
  • GOP's Harris takes on health care policy

    GOP's Harris takes on health care policy
    Three years after touting his medical background as he campaigned for Congress, Rep. Andy Harris is emerging as a top spokesman in opposition to Obamacare — and taking on other health policy issues as well. For Harris, a Baltimore County...
  • Congress faces deadline to reach a budget deal

    Congress faces deadline to reach a budget deal
    Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday to begin a critical week of budget negotiations with wide-ranging economic implications for Maryland — on issues that include Baltimore harbor dredging, preschool classrooms and the Eastern Shore's...
  • Local state representatives preview General Assembly

    Local state representatives preview General Assembly
    Topics ranging from the minimum wage to legal marijuana, and from the state's budget to an artificial turf field on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County are expected to come before the General Assembly when the 434th session...
  • Spending bill keeps government open, directs millions to Md.

    Spending bill keeps government open, directs millions to Md.
    Senior lawmakers unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending bill late Monday that would keep the federal government running for most of this year while directing hundreds of millions of dollars to Maryland interests — from the James Webb Space Telescope to...
  • Governor to propose 3 percent tuition hike, no tax increase

    Governor to propose 3 percent tuition hike, no tax increase
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said he plans to unveil a $39 billion spending plan Wednesday that contains no new taxes or fees but calls for a 3 percent increase in college tuition. The final budget of O'Malley's two terms fails to reach the goal he set early...
  • Harford schools chief backs full day pre-K, provided state funds it

    Harford schools chief backs full day pre-K, provided state funds it
    ANNAPOLIS – Harford County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Barbara Canavan told Harford County state legislators Friday she supports an expanded pre-kindergarten program, provided the state pays for it. During a meeting with local...
  • Howard school board seeking $6,000 raise for members

    Howard school board seeking $6,000 raise for members
    Howard County Board of Education members soon might be getting a raise. Board members are working on sending an official request to the Howard County delegation, Board Chairman Frank Aquino said this week. If the legislation is approved by the 2014...
  • Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park

    Skateboarders jump for joy as ground is broken for park
    Skateboarding enthusiast Stephanie Murdock was 21 when she placed an ad in the Baltimore City Paper in 2004, looking for help in bringing a skate park to Hampden. "This is going to be easy," she thought. Nine years of hard work later, Murdock, now...
  • Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'

    Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'
    The first and most obvious example of Maryland Democrats and their lack of accountability is the bungled roll out of Obamacare.  As the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange continues to founder, Governor O’Malley continues to act like Kevin Bacon at the...
  • Howard's Bates announces run for state Senate

    Howard's Bates announces run for state Senate
    Gail Bates, a West Friendship Republican and longtime member of the Maryland House of Delegates, announced on Tuesday, July 16, a run for the state Senate. Bates is a candidate in District 9, which is represented by Sen. Allan Kittleman. Kittleman...
  • Former FBI agent named city's new inspector general

    Former FBI agent named city's new inspector general
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has hired a former FBI agent and congressional investigator to become Baltimore’s new inspector general. Robert H. Pearre Jr., an FBI agent in the 1970s and 1980s, will begin June 17, officials said Thursday. He...