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Maryland income taxes would rise and a split in teacher pension costs with local governments would be phased in over four years instead of one, under changes to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget plan approved Thursday by the Senate Budget and...
Amendment was key to passage of Justice's Law ANNAPOLIS - An amendment to Justice’s Law — proposing a stricter penalty for first-degree child abuse resulting in death — appears to have been its ticket to passage this year after four...
While Maryland has been ratcheting up aid to local school systems, state education officials say that seven counties aren't paying their share and are failing to fund schools this year at the minimum level required under state law. Education advocates...
Both Democrats and Republicans in Howard County believe they have a chance to win a new seat in the House of Delegates proposed for the area around Ellicott City. The added seat comes as part of a state legislative redistricting map put forth this...
At an appearance before a business group in Howard County, state Sen. Edward Kasemeyer recently made a comment that he'd like to see Maryland's corporate tax rolled back from the current 8.25 percent by one-quarter of a percentage point per year for...
Hagrid, a 9-year-old bichon frise, got to celebrate his birthday with a night out on the town for the first time this year. At the edge of the patio leading into Jilly's, a bar and grill in Ellicott City, Hagrid met Saba, a 4-month-old mixed breed who was...
The passage late last month of a gay marriage bill in New York has renewed hope among advocates in Maryland who were disappointed by the narrow defeat of similar legislation here this year. New York's law doubled the number of people living in states...
Howard County’s government operates a school system, a police department with more than 440 sworn officers, a fire department, a water and sewer system, a landfill and six branch libraries that enjoy one of the highest per-capita circulation rates...
Sun StaffIncredulous legislators grilled Maryland pension system executives yesterday about how they could have failed to get rid of a money manager who had been indicted for fraud. The money manager, Alan B. Bond, would go on to steal millions from the pension...
Sun StaffA General Assembly committee recommended sweeping changes yesterday in the structure of the state pension board, seeking to beef up its financial expertise after a financial scandal and two years of heavy losses. The Joint Committee on Pensions decided...
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