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Sarcastic Ad Campaign Shows Teachers’ Frustrations With Low School Budgets

A tongue-in-cheek ad campaign from Hefty is drawing attention to the issue of low funding in public schools across the country.


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Prince George’s Co. Council Approves $2.95B Budget, 4% Tax Increase for Schools

Passing by a 6-3 margin, the Prince George’s County Council approved a $2.95 billion budget that rejects the county executive’s proposal to bring in extra money for the school system.


Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III. (Credit: rushernbaker.com)

Prince George’s Co. Exec. Scales Back Proposal for County Schools

Just one day ahead of a vote on the county budget, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is now asking the County Council for less than half of what he had initially wanted for extra school funding in next year’s budget.


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Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, Lawmakers

It’s crunch time for the Maryland General Assembly, and lawmakers still have a budget to pass.


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Md. Governor Releases Supplemental Budget With Tax Relief

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has released a supplemental budget that includes money for some tax-relief plans he is supporting.


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D.C. Mayor’s Budget Proposal to Increase Sales, Parking Taxes

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser presented a 2016 budget proposal to the D.C. Council Thursday, which includes increases in sales and parking taxes in the District.


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Md. Senate Votes Unanimously for $40B Budget

The Maryland Senate has voted unanimously for the state’s $40 billion budget.


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Maryland Budget Receives Preliminary OK in House

The state budget of Maryland is moving forward in the House of Delegates.


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Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress struggled late into the night Friday to avoid a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties worked to outmaneuver House conservatives furious that the legislation […]


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GOP Struggles For Way Out As Homeland Shutdown Looms

DHS budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress; Republicans have been trying to leverage funding to block Obama’s immigration reform executive actions.