| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A quick review of the basics of money management at the county level in Maryland is generally worth pondering at this time of year.
The General Assembly may have set its spending policy for the fiscal year, which begins July 1, but the counties and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:33 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:25 AM
A project to build a new Elkridge branch of the Howard County Library System is set to receive more funding in County Executive Ken Ulman’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 than previously announced, county budget administrator Ray Wacks said...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:17 PM
When Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake prepared her first city budget in 2010, she had to find a way to resolve a projected $190 deficit. In 2011, she faced another shortfall, this time $65 million. In 2012, the projected deficit was $48 million. Last year,...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 11:02 PM
Navy held a single-digit lead for most of the game Saturday before Loyola Maryland edged ahead in the last five minutes for a 67-65 victory, breaking a six-game losing streak with its first Patriot League road win of the season.
Franz Rassman led the...
| Mar 3, 2014
Roughly an hour and a half before tip-off Sunday afternoon, fans began arriving on foot, in cars and by the busload at Comcast Center. They came expecting to see senior Alyssa Thomas make a run at the all-time scoring record in Maryland women's basketball...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
President Barack Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that calls for spending billions more on infrastructure, raising taxes on the wealthy and closing the gap between rich and poor that he has vowed to make a focus of his second term....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Columbia Association Board of Directors delivered few surprises last week when it met and passed the capital and operating budgets for the next two fiscal years.
In a Feb. 27 meeting that dragged late into the evening, the board was unanimous in its...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:23 AM
The Baltimore County Planning Board on Thursday gave its stamp of approval to the school board's $56.2 million capital budget request for fiscal year 2015, though it attached a caveat to a controversial school construction plan approved in the budget.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 on April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that he says prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intracounty broadband...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman released his capital budget for fiscal year 2015 April 1, a $259.9 million spending program that prioritizes funding for schools, parks, water-quality improvements and expansion of a new intercounty broadband network....