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Tax, Spend, Tax Some More — Maryland Democrats vow to move ahead with Kirwan school funding, reject Hogan ‘fear-mongering’ over potential tax hikes

Democrats vowed to move forward with finding funding for an overhaul to make Maryland schools “world-class," rejecting Gov. Larry Hogan’s remarks to county officials that raised the specter of massive tax increases to pay for the plan’s goals.


Snowflakes At the Helm — Johns Hopkins University Fires Professor Who Defied Campus Protesters

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(Washington Free Beacon | Mike LaChance) — Johns Hopkins University has fired Daniel Povey, an associate professor of speech and language processing, who used bolt cutters to gain entry to an administration building on campus that was taken over by student protesters who had chained the doors shut.

Maryland’s largest despotic county will not cooperate with ICE

(WTOP | Nick Iannelli) - Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich aims to put distance between Maryland’s larges county and federal immigration authorities by signing an executive order Monday.

Charity run by wife of Elijah Cummings incurs new ethics complaint

(Washington Examiner | Alana Goodman) - A watchdog group is asking the Maryland attorney general to investigate whether Rep. Elijah Cummings and his wife used a charity for improper self-enrichment, according to a copy of the complaint obtained by the Washington Examiner.

First they came for the lemonade stands -- Maryland County Looks to Criminalizing Balloon Releases

xzdfy644384288CENTREVILLE, Md. (AP) — Lawmakers of a Maryland county are considering a bill that would outlaw balloon releases and impose a $250 fine on those who ignore the mandate.

Bleed You Before You Go, Pick the Bones Dry Upon Expiration -- Maryland Worst State For Retirement

Zero Hedge | Tyler Durden - It's not surprising whatsoever that Maryland has been ranked the worst state for retirement, according to a new Bankrate study. The state has a whole list of problems, mainly due to it's out of control taxation by local governments, the implosion of Baltimore City, unaffordable housing, and the high cost of living.

Maryland government systems possibly breached, personal data of 78K customers potentially affected

Customers? 

(The Washington Times) - The Maryland Department of Labor said Friday that it was contacting 78,000 customers who had their personal information stored on systems suspected of being breached.


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