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Capitol IdeasYo! If you thought privatizing state liquor stores would mean you could get booze any time or anywhere, think again. House Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, floated a 209-page bill that mirrors the privatization plan Corbett floated as part of.......
Legislators seem willing to let the state’s juvenile corrections division proceed with constructing a new maintenance building at the STAR campus on the grounds of the old Custer state hospital. But they don’t want the barn that would be...
Long-held dreams of freshly painted walls, hallways bathed in natural light and classrooms buzzing with technology could become a reality in Baltimore as schools watch with cautious optimism as a financial plan to overhaul the district's buildings moves...
The ACLU of Maryland is calling for legislators to halt funding to religious and private schools, saying that taxpayer money should be put toward the state's funding obligation to public schools. In a release, the advocacy organization called a taxpayer...
ReporterVeteran state lawmaker Lacey Putney (I-Bedford) says he will not seek another term in the Virginia House of Delegates. Putney made the announcement in a news release Wednesday. "When first elected in 1961," Putney said, "I had no plans to seek a...
After 52 years in the General Assembly Del. Lacey Putney of Bedford has decided he’s served the people of his district long enough. Putney, who serves as an independent and caucuses with the Republicans, announced Wednesday he will not seek...
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The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate. The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
The Kansas House has opened debate on a proposed $14 billion state budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1. An effort early in Tuesday's debate to delete $1.2 million over two years for public broadcasting and use the money for senior citizen...
The Baltimore SunThe House of Delegates passed Gov. Martin O'Malley's budget virtually unchanged Friday, sending the $37 billion plan to the Senate. The proposal nearly closes a long-term budget gap that once stood at $2 billion, gives raises to state workers for the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWashington County legislators who have introduced bond bills during the current session of the Maryland General Assembly remain optimistic that they will be fully funded. These bills — one seeking $300,000 to demolish the former Municipal...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Despite a challenged analysis of the financial risks and rewards, the House is advancing a massive overhaul of the state retirement system that critics said would subject future workers to the wiles of Wall Street. The House...
The Baltimore SunThree women known for strong will and public accomplishment received the Maryland Senate's First Citizen awards Wednesday, capping an annual tradition in the upper chamber. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich...
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