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American Civil Liberties Union
Democrats vow to fight Hogan education cuts
Democrats vow to fight Hogan education cuts

General Assembly Democrats and the state teachers union vowed Tuesday to fight what they called unacceptable cuts to education aid proposed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. House Speaker Michael E. Busch and House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Maggie McIntosh joined about two dozen lawmakers and education advocates who said they oppose the reductions Hogan has proposed in the projected growth of state education aid to the counties. Busch recalled that the state's current funding formula for education was devised after the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit, charging that Maryland was not meeting its constitutional responsibility to fund the schools adequately. "We...