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Cummings provided strength, calm, for urban Baltimore

Oct. 17, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America — but Elijah Cummings was principally the strong voice and political advocate for Baltimore, where he was revered as his hometown's champion. The Democratic congressman lived at the doorstep of some of the...

Compensation for 5 wrongly imprisoned to be proposed Oct. 30

Oct. 16, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has directed counsel to present compensation agreements for five men who were wrongly imprisoned to the Board of Publics later this month. Hogan said Wednesday that board counsel will bring the agreements to the board's next meeting on Oct. 30. The five men spent a...

Hogan details Bay Bridge repair urgency and traffic action

Oct. 16, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday ordered expedited work on repairs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that are causing major traffic backups, saying the project can't be postponed because previous delays for more than a decade have caused "tremendous safety problems." Hogan said the...

'The President is Missing' pilot to be filmed in Maryland

Oct. 16, 2019 4:42 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The pilot episode for a potential new Showtime series will be filmed in Maryland. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that the pilot for "The President is Missing" is expected to begin in the state early next year. The pilot is based on the 2018 novel by the same title. The novel was a...

Maryland panel recommends new $4B school funding formula

Oct. 15, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland panel voted Tuesday to recommend updating the state's education funding formula to phase in a major increase for schools that will reach $4 billion annually a decade from now for K-12. Under the proposal, the state would contribute about $2.8 billion and local governments...

Maryland governor supports impeachment inquiry into Trump

Oct. 11, 2019 1:14 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he supports an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, because he doesn't see any other way "to get the facts." Hogan made the comments in an interview with Margaret Hoover on PBS's Firing Line that was recorded Thursday night and...

Hogan 'very troubled' by impeachment inquiry into Trump

Oct. 10, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he is "very troubled" by the controversy that has prompted an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, but he believes more facts need to be gathered. Hogan, speaking at the Yahoo! Finance All Markets Summit in New York,...

Hogan appoints 2 to fill vacancies in House of Delegates

Oct. 9, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two people to fill vacancies in the Maryland House of Delegates. Hogan appointed Carl Jackson and Cathi Forbes on Wednesday to the seats in the 141-member House. Both are Democrats who will represent districts in Baltimore County. Jackson is an analyst...

A first: Vermont GOP governor backs Trump impeachment probe

Sep. 27, 2019 6:28 AM EDT

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's governor became the first Republican chief executive to support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump but cautioned that he wants to know more before any further actions are taken. Gov. Phil Scott said at a news conference Thursday that he wasn't...

Hogan lawyer makes $200M 'final offer' in HBCUs case

Sep. 27, 2019 4:53 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An attorney for Gov. Larry Hogan has made a "final offer" of $200 million to settle a long-running lawsuit involving Maryland's four historically black colleges. Robert Scholz, Hogan's chief legal counsel, wrote in a letter to Del. Darryl Barnes on Thursday that the offer would be...