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U.S. House Committee on Appropriations

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fairness for Eastern Shore chicken farmers

    Within the poultry industry, company dealings with the farmers they contract with have been one-sided for at least the past 20 years. It's been a long, hard battle for contract farmers to try to gain any fairness in that relationship; I can't count the...
  • 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...
  • Howard delegates have mixed views on gambling expansion

    When Gov. Martin O'Malley announced July 27 that he would call a special session on gambling expansion, he did not have the necessary votes lined up in the House of Delegates, where gambling bills have hit the most obstacles in recent years. And so, in...
  • O'Malley won't run for governor

    O'Malley won't run for governor
    Saying his work in Baltimore is incomplete, Mayor Martin O'Malley announced yesterday that he will not be a candidate for governor this year - clearing the way for Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend to run unopposed for the Democratic nomination. "There...
  • Policing private contractors is challenge for states

    WASHINGTON Hurricane Sandy victims were improperly denied grant money to rebuild. Criminals escaped from halfway houses and committed murder and assault. Case managers for people with developmental disabilities failed to file accurate reports about...
  • House extends session to try again on child immigrant bill Obama vows to veto

    WASHINGTON In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled...
  • Cigarette-tax vote hits a Pa. legislative roadblock

    HARRISBURG — The House of Representatives has canceled a vote on a new cigarette tax for Philadelphia, casting doubt on whether the city's schools will be able to safely open on time in September. Leaders in the Republican-controlled House...
  • GOP border report advises 'compassionate but tough' response

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kay Granger of Texas, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge...
  • Obama's $3.7-billion border request reflects deepening concern

    President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
  • Corbett draws links between pensions and school tax hikes

    HARRISBURG — As Gov. Tom Corbett reasserts his case for changing the retirement benefits for future state and school workers, he has emphasized a connection more tangible to voters than that of state budget pressures: increases in local property...