Senator Rich Madaleno (D-18) explains the importance of SB 190 and why the Governor’s veto should be overridden.
By Yvonne Wenger and Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun Republican Gov. Larry Hogan declined Tuesday to take a position on whether state tax dollars should be given to Planned Parenthood as he faced mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle to make a decision. Nearly 75 Democratic state lawmakers wrote Hogan a letter Tuesday, urging […]
Children who are hungry have a hard time learning regardless of their innate ability or their desire to keep up with their classmates. That’s why the Baltimore City school system’s announcement that, starting this month, every student in the city will receive free breakfast and lunch at school whatever their family’s income is so significant. […]
By Erica L. Green For the first time in the history of the school lunch program, all children in Baltimore are created equal. Beginning this week, every student in the city, regardless of income level, is being offered free breakfast and lunch under a federal program that allows school districts to eliminate a decades-old meal-subsidy […]
By Rebecca Lessner Legislators are moving to dish out free meals to hungry schoolkids, who are too embarrassed by living below the poverty level to eat free lunches in front of peers. The Hunger-Free Schools Act of 2015 would abolish the current enrollment process of singling out low-income students with paper applications. To accomplish this, […]