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New Faces On the House Judiciary Committee

A Daily Record article (2017-01-13) discussed the challenges facing the House Judiciary Committee as it begins the 2017 Session 3 members down and with a host of new faces. 284 more words

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MACo Briefs Senate Budget Committee On Key Initiatives

On Thursday afternoon, January 19, MACo’s President Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Board Member Allegany County Commissioner William Valentine, Associate Director Barbara Zektick and Executive Director Michael Sanderson spoke to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee on MACo’s 2017 legislative initiatives. 362 more words

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Report: ACA Repeal Could Cost State Billions

The Maryland Department of Legislative Services (DLS) released a report assessing the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Maryland. The report also includes an overview of the potential effects of plans to repeal or replace the act. 220 more words

Health And Human Services

Bilal Ali Tapped to Become Baltimore City's Newest Delegate

Bilal Ali, a community liaison in the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office, was selected Wednesday to become Baltimore’s newest state delegate — part of a series of recent changes to the city’s delegation triggered by the election of Mayor Catherine Pugh and the retirement of state Senator Lisa Gladden. 174 more words

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Del. Hixson Steps Down As Chairwoman of Ways & Means

Del. Sheila Hixson announced Tuesday that she’s giving up her position as chairwoman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

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Commissioners Finalize 'Progress Report' on School Construction Recommendations

It was decision time for the 21st Century Schools Commission at their Friday, January 6 meeting. The meeting, which was rescheduled from December, centered on discussing interim recommendations on school construction. 263 more words

Education

Economic Policy Experts: Invest Now In Infrastructure, Schools

Maryland could lead the nation in enacting policies that promote economic prosperity, writes leadership for the non-partisan Maryland Center on Economic Policy in an editorial for  498 more words

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