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General Assembly leaders ask Hogan to double emergency aid for Baltimore school heating projects

General Assembly leaders ask Hogan to double emergency aid for Baltimore school heating projects

A bipartisan group of Maryland General Assembly leaders is calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to double the financial aid he pledged for Baltimore school heating projects, money that would come from an emergency fund that the legislators control.

Hogan offered the city school system $2.5 million last week after a recent snap left students huddled in classrooms wearing winter coats. The cold closed schools for days to allow for emergency heating work. Hogan said it was the result of financial mismanagement on the part of the school system.

But in a letter to Hogan, a group known as the Legislative Policy Committee is urging him to spend $5 million instead.

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