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U.S. House Votes to Torpedo DeVos Student Loan Rule

The U.S. House passed a resolution Thursday that would overturn a Trump administration rule that critics say guts protections for defrauded student loan borrowers.The...

Meet the Food Stamp Firms of Maryland

First in a seriesAnne Arundel County is one of the richest counties in the richest state in the nation. Yet over the last decade...

Bum Blockade: How We Got the Food Stamp Data

In February 1936 Los Angeles Police Chief James E. "Two-Gun" Davis sent 136 cops to the California border to set up "bum blockades."The blockades...

Progressives Push Tax Reform Proposals to Fund Kirwan Plan

Progressive House Democrats rolled out a package of bills on Wednesday that they say will bring more equity to Maryland’s tax code and create...

Reaction to Governor’s Budget Proposal: Upbeat So Far

Maryland lawmakers kicked off budget season with a bipartisan tone on Wednesday as thousands of budget books were distributed in the state capital.At first...

Hogan Touts Crime-Fighting and Education Spending as Budget Priorities

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. plans to release a so-called “Accountability Budget” on Wednesday morning. In previewing his budget plan on Tuesday, Hogan promised...

Lawmakers Eye Carbon Tax to Pay Part of Kirwan Tab

A carbon tax bill will be back in the General Assembly for the third year in a row, House and Senate sponsors said Tuesday,...

Opinion: Is Montgomery as Progressive as Everyone Thinks It Is?

With everything that has been going on with the Montgomery County Public Schools boundary analysis study and people being shocked at the racist and...

Frank DeFilippo: The Popularity That Won’t Translate

Gov. Larry Hogan is a victim of his own popularity. He’s unable to translate his poll-tested high standing with the voting public into bending...

Legislative Leaders Promise Help for Baltimore, Prince George’s on Kirwan Costs

Prince George’s County officials are grappling with a proposed state education funding formula that could require a nine-digit local funding increase over the next...