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  • Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards

    Audit finds guitars, plane tickets among $255,000 of improper purchases on state credit cards
    Four Maryland employees made about $255,000 in improper purchases — including guitars, plane tickets and toy soldiers — with state credit cards intended for business spending, a state audit of the program found. The audit concluded that...
  • Stormwater fee flap smoothed over

    Stormwater fee flap smoothed over
    A dispute brewing in Annapolis over a late bid to alter Maryland's storm-water fee law - one that reportedly threatened approval of the state's budget - was resolved Thursday, with lawmakers agreeing to limit a proposed exemption from the controversial...
  • Cove Point: We pay, Dominion profits [Letter]

    Cove Point: We pay, Dominion profits  [Letter]
    I disagree with Rep. John Delaney that Cove Point should be approved as a liquid natural gas export facility ("Natural gas is the right choice for the U.S.," April 2). The harm that will come from such approval is immeasurable and the brunt will be...
  • A small win for polluters [Editorial]

    A small win for polluters  [Editorial]
    Two years ago, the General Assembly passed a law requiring Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to begin imposing a stormwater fee to cover the costs of reducing pollution that results when rain sweeps dog droppings, pesticides, motor oil and other harmful...
  • Demand for STEM workers outpaces supply [Commentary]

    Demand for STEM workers outpaces supply [Commentary]
    The Maryland legislature last week passed a 2015 budget, and it includes $12 million to help create jobs in Maryland's innovative biotech and life science sector. That's a smart use of resources. For lawmakers looking to put residents back to work, our...
  • Teachers march to bring attention to Harford schools budget

    Teachers march to bring attention to Harford schools budget
    A teachers march on the Harford County Council Tuesday evening was the latest part of a high profile push on the part of educators to get the county to fully fund the budget request made by the Harford County public school system. Organizer Ryan Burbey,...
  • Hearings on Md. health exchange woes put off

    The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest. Sen. Thomas...
  • Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem

    Tall ships, Blue Angels to return for bicentennial of national anthem
    It's a mere yellowing piece of paper with a few hundred words scrawled on it, a document that once sat forgotten in a drawer for three-quarters of a century. But this summer, the original manuscript of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the poem Francis...
  • Maryland to stick with own health care site

    Maryland to stick with own health care site
    As legislators grilled Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Tuesday over the dismal debut of Maryland's health insurance exchange, the O'Malley administration stood by the website and said it will not switch to the federal version. Rejecting calls to shut...
  • Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year

    Baltimore County teacher is finalist for national Teacher of the Year
    Sean McComb was sitting Wednesday morning on one of the worn wooden benches at Baltimore's Penn Station reading a book on how to improve teaching when his phone began to buzz wildly with text messages and email notifications. The word was out: McComb had...
  • Former Carroll delegate files for District 5 seat

    A former delegate and Maryland parole commissioner has filed her candidacy for District 5 of the Maryland House of Delegates. Carmen Amedori, 58, announced her intention to run in a news release Monday. She is the sixth Republican and seventh...
  • Gansler's shoot-from-the-lip style makes him unsuitable for governor [Letter]

    Gansler's shoot-from-the-lip style makes him unsuitable for governor [Letter]
    For Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler to liken Obamacare's implementation to "a 'Saturday Night Live' skit," as The Washington Post quoted him as saying, shows a disturbing pattern. Maybe he should have considered attending a meeting of the Health...