Gov. Larry Hogan says it will take time before he knows whether he will fund roughly $200 million set aside in Maryland’s budget for education, a cost-of-living adjustment for state employees and health care programs.
Republicans in Maryland’s House of Delegates are criticizing Democrats who control the chamber for not bringing two of Gov. Larry Hogan’s supplemental budgets before lawmakers to consider.
Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says he wants to see more assurance from Gov. Larry Hogan that he will support restored funding for education and pay for state employees before committing to some of the governor’s legislative priorities.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he is concerned about how his legislative agenda and Maryland budget measures are progressing, as the Maryland General Assembly enters its last week.
The Maryland House of Delegates passed the state’s $40.4 billion budget on Thursday, restoring added education funding and a cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.
Advocates for the developmentally disabled are urging lawmakers to restore funding cut from the state budget.
Supporters of finding more room in Maryland’s budget for education are launching a website to show how a current budget plan would affect school districts.
Gov. Larry Hogan will be talking about his budget plan.
Maryland’s budget and other state fiscal matters are expected to be the priority of the upcoming legislative session.
The Maryland House of Delegates has approved the state’s $39 billion budget for the next fiscal year.