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U.S. House Committee on Appropriations

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  • Voltaggio goes to Annapolis in support of school breakfast

    Voltaggio goes to Annapolis in support of school breakfast
    Bryan Voltaggio, chef and co-owner of Volt, is scheduled to testify in Annapolis on Monday at 3 p.m. in support of increased school breakfast funding. Voltaggio and members of the Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland will testify on behalf of...
  • House, Senate may be closing pension shift gap

    In a sign the House may be moving closer to the Senate position on shifting part of the state's teacher pension costs to the counties, the delegate who chairs the House Appropriations Committee said Wednesday that the lower chamber is considering such a...
  • Mayor, Alonso join to seek new school construction approach

    Mayor, Alonso join to seek new school construction approach
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and city schools chief Andrés Alonso, who have pushed separate plans to renovate Baltimore's crumbling schools, presented a united front Tuesday in Annapolis as they asked state legislators to radically alter the manner in...
  • Proposed teacher pension shift puts Howard police officers, fireworks at risk

    Proposed teacher pension shift puts Howard police officers, fireworks at risk
    Since Gov. Martin O'Malleyreleased his budget proposal in January, complete with a plan to shift $240 million in teacher pension costs to the counties, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has been telling anyone who will listen how the county's $17...
  • New Spring Grove report details development potential

    New Spring Grove report details development potential
    A long-awaited report on the Spring Grove Hospital Center campus considers a variety of redevelopment options. Redevelopment will require the state to take on debt on the front end, will benefit state and local tax coffers on the back end, and will...
  • The GOP's spendthrift ways

    There's a tendency among some to shorthand the ongoing federal budget debate as between Republicans who want to reduce government spending and Democrats who don't. This isn't really the case, as recent actions in the House have demonstrated. On...
  • Alonso's $1.2 billion school construction plan stalls in Assembly, will be studied for next year

    Baltimore schools chief Andrés Alonso's ambitious plan to leverage state dollars to finance $1.2 billion in school renovation and construction will not move forward in the General Assembly this year. Instead of passing a bill that would jump-start such a...
  • A big build for city schools

    A big build for city schools
    No heat in the winter. No air conditioning in the summer. Windows painted shut since the 1950s trap stagnant air that triggers infections and asthma attacks. Broken water fountains sit rusted outside crammed, crumbling classrooms. The U.S. Constitution...
  • Prostate cancer counseling a personal cause for Baltimore City Council aide

    Prostate cancer counseling a personal cause for Baltimore City Council aide
    Roland Park residents know Robert Ginyard as an aide to City Councilwoman Sharon Greene Middleton, who represents the community. Ginyard is Middleton's point man and a regular at meetings of the Roland Park Civic League, a listening ear for complaints and...
  • Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies

    Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies
    State Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced on Thursday, June 7, that Carroll County native and former Maryland treasurer Richard Dixon, 74, has died. In a statement, Kopp said Dixon, who not only served as state treasurer but also was a state delegate...
  • Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community

    Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community
    One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
  • Richard N. Dixon, former Maryland treasurer

    Richard N. Dixon, former Maryland treasurer
    Richard N. Dixon, a Carroll County custodian's son who combined financial expertise as a stockbroker with political savvy as a state delegate to become Maryland's first African-American treasurer, died Thursday after suffering a stroke two days earlier....