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Senate President Miller urges resolution of HBCU lawsuit against Maryland over state's treatment of schools

Senate President Miller urges resolution of HBCU lawsuit against Maryland over state's treatment of schools

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller has proposed a number of ways to settle a long-running lawsuit over how the state has treated its historically black colleges and universities.

Speaking Thursday from his seat in the Senate chamber, Miller suggested that the state give Bowie State University money to establish a law school, help fund the purchase of additional land for Morgan State University in Baltimore and reward the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore for a successful physical therapy degree program by creating another sought-after academic curriculum there.

Miller, a Democrat, urged Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to come up with a meaningful offer to settle the...

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