| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:26 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 11:22 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2012
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...
| May 10, 2012
| 10:45 AM
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.
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:11 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2012
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...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 9:07 AM
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...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 4:27 PM
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....