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General Assembly Leaders Urge Governor to Release Education Funds

Democratic leaders in the General Assembly held a press conference yesterday to urge Governor Hogan to release $68 million in additional education funding set aside in the fiscal 2016 budget now that the budget surplus is greater than expected. 414 more words


DLS Outranks Other States in Fiscal Note Preparation and Process

A recent study by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities has found that the Maryland Department of Legislative Services (DLS) performs exceedingly well when estimating the costs of proposed legislation. 141 more words

State Budget And Fiscal Issues

Governor Appoints Sanchez & Proctor to Maryland House of Delegates

Governor Larry Hogan announced on October 9 that he appointed two new delegates to the Maryland General Assembly. Carlo Sanchez replaced Will Campos and Elizabeth “Susie” Proctor replaced her late husband James Proctor, Jr. 179 more words

General Assembly News

General Assembly Forecast to be Held During MACo Winter Conference

MACo’s December 2015 Winter Conference is rapidly approaching and will take place from December 9 – 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge, Maryland.  The theme of the conference is “Mission: Public Safety” and it will focus on policing in the modern age and how new technology can enhance communications, coordinated response, and public relations during routine emergencies and regional catastrophes. 206 more words

Winter Conference

Governor Announces Formation of Maryland Department of Commerce

Governor Larry Hogan has announced the formation of Maryland’s Department of Commerce, formerly known as the Department of Business & Economic Development (DBED).

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General Assembly News

Body Camera Commission Releases Final Report

The Commission Regarding the Implementation and Use of Body Cameras by Law Enforcement Officers has released its final report to the Maryland General Assembly and the Maryland Police Training Commission (MPTC). 275 more words

Public Safety And Corrections

Prince George's Delegate Will Campos Resigns

Delegate Will Campos, representing Prince George’s County, resigned for personal reasons on September 10, 2015, just nine months after he was sworn in to the Maryland House of Delegates. 157 more words

County News