Senator Brochin Proposes Ban On Developer Contributions In Baltimore County

By Pamela Wood A Sate Senator who is considering a run for Baltimore County executive wants to prevent developers from giving campaign donations to county candidates. Sen. Jim Brochin, a Democrat from Towson, plans to introduce legislation in the General Assembly as a way to end what he calls “pay-to-play” developer contributions.  Brochin announced details […]

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The Daily Record: Panel considers sweeping changes to Md. school construction

By Bryan Sears A $3 billion gap in state funding needed to satisfy growing statewide school construction needs could lead to a wholesale changes in how Maryland funds and builds the projects. Requests from the state’s 23 counties and Baltimore city are expected to approach $4.5 billion through fiscal 2022 but anticipated funding only will […]

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Legislative Leaders Announce Transparency In Transportation Agenda

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Common sense legislation will create more transparency and accountability in transportation funding and decision-making  Annapolis, MD – Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr, and legislative leadership today announced common sense legislation to create more transparency and accountability in deciding how Maryland taxpayer dollars are spent on transportation […]

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Democratic leaders in Maryland want to offer matching funds for 529 plans

By Ovetta Wiggins Democratic legislative leaders in Maryland want to create a small matching-funds program for middle-income and poor families who use the state’s college saving plan. Under legislation supported by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert) and House Speaker Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel), families who deposit money into Maryland’s 529 College […]

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