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Maryland’s onetime mental hospitals cost the state millions of dollars annually

Maryland’s onetime mental hospitals cost the state millions of dollars annually

Maryland has spent around $27 million in the past decade on buildings that are mostly vacant.

Income Inequality Resonates as an Issue Among Democratic Voters

Income Inequality Resonates as an Issue Among Democratic Voters

With one of the richest counties in the country and one of the poorest cities, Marylanders stand to be affected by presidential candidates' plans for minimum wages, funding, and economic opportunities.

As session nears close, Hogan vetoes two bills, signs three

As session nears close, Hogan vetoes two bills, signs three

General Assembly has time to override governor's early vetoes

Senate Discusses Bill on Funding for After School Programs

Senate Discusses Bill on Funding for After School Programs

The Senate votes preliminary approval for the Maryland Extended Day and Summer Enhancement Program that would fund after-school and summer programs for students in low income schools

Maryland General Assembly Passes $42 Billion Operating Budget With Little Controversy

Maryland General Assembly Passes $42 Billion Operating Budget With Little Controversy

Both chambers of the General Assembly came to a quick consensus on the $42.3 billion budget.

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

Maryland Comptroller’s Office Cracks Down on Possible Fraudulent Returns

The Maryland Comptroller's Office is on the hunt for tax fraud.

Smithsonian’s $82 Million Budget Increase Gives Hill Pause

Smithsonian’s $82 Million Budget Increase Gives Hill Pause

Smithsonian said it needs to begin work on massive renovation of National Air and Space Museum.

State Revenue Estimates Decreased for the 2017 Fiscal Year, Board Finds

State Revenue Estimates Decreased for the 2017 Fiscal Year, Board Finds

The Board of Revenue Estimates announced decrease in funds for the 2017 fiscal year.

Mental Illness Legislation Proponents Rally in Annapolis

Mental Illness Legislation Proponents Rally in Annapolis

With the need and cost for mental health services growing, advocates rallied today at Lawyers Mall to support legislation that would tie funding for behavioral health services to inflation and provide round-the-clock facilities.