More than a month after early voting started in some states, Marylanders, starting Saturday, can go to the polls and cast their votes for president and other matters on this fall's ballot. Early voting runs through Thursday.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, who is fighting for political survival in the competitive 6th District, said during a televised debate Tuesday that he is conflicted about an upcoming ballot question that would let illegal immigrants pay in-state tuition rates at Maryland schools.
The Baltimore school system is investigating whether an event held at a public charter school to promote passage of a question on the Nov. 6 ballot was an improper use of facilities to promote a political cause.
Question 4 has drawn arguments for and against. But for some — from the students for whom the tuition break would make college possible to the activists who don't want their tax dollars to subsidize the education of illegal immigrants — the issue is personal.
Two Catonsville churches will join forces on October 30 to host a community discussion about Maryland's DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act ¿ a law up for vote next month that could allow certain undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at the state's public colleges and universities.