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C. Wills

Today more than 100 attendees came to Governor Calvert House for the 12th Annual Annapolis Summit, hosted by WEAA's Marc Steiner and The Daily Record. Among the issues discussed was education spending and the state's budget, a point on which Gov. Larry Hogan and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael Busch differed. 

High School Graduation Rates Increase


Northeast Braces for Snowstorm

Shawn Massie

Hogan Says Budget Will Eliminate Deficit 

Governor Larry Hogan has unveiled what he calls a balanced budget that will eliminate the state's projected $ 750 million dollar structural deficit. The budget calls for a 2 percent funding reduction to state agencies, but there are no furloughs or layoffs of state workers. Hogan also says the spending plan includes record spending on K-12 education in Maryland, but no new taxes. He promises to outline proposed tax cuts in the coming weeks. 

News Wrap: Hogan Inaugural, Death Row Inmates Pardoned

Jan 21, 2015
Arius Bevins

Hogan Inaugurated Governor of Maryland

Today's snowy forecast did not disrupt inauguration events for Larry Hogan, who took the oath of office today to become the 62nd governor of Maryland. Hogan is the second Republican chief executive of the state in the last 12 years, and in his inaugural address promised “a new spirit of bipartisan cooperation in Annapolis.”