Sarcastic Ad Campaign Shows Teachers' Frustrations With Low School BudgetsA tongue-in-cheek ad campaign from Hefty is drawing attention to the issue of low funding in public schools across the country.
Prince George's Co. Council Approves $2.95B Budget, 4% Tax Increase for SchoolsPassing 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 Co. Exec. Scales Back Proposal for County SchoolsJust 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.
Md. Budget Passed Amid Disagreement With Governor, LawmakersIt's crunch time for the Maryland General Assembly, and lawmakers still have a budget to pass.
Md. Governor Releases Supplemental Budget With Tax ReliefMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan has released a supplemental budget that includes money for some tax-relief plans he is supporting.
D.C. Mayor's Budget Proposal to Increase Sales, Parking TaxesD.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.
Md. Senate Votes Unanimously for $40B BudgetThe Maryland Senate has voted unanimously for the state's $40 billion budget.
Maryland Budget Receives Preliminary OK in HouseThe state budget of Maryland is moving forward in the House of Delegates.
Congress Tries 1-Week Bill To Keep Homeland Security Open
GOP Struggles For Way Out As Homeland Shutdown LoomsDHS 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.
Md. Releases Offer to State Employees to Leave Their JobsThe state of Maryland has released details of an offer to state employees who are willing to leave their jobs to help the state save money.
Gov. Hogan Issues Early Supplemental BudgetGov. Larry Hogan has set aside $25 million to help local governments make road repairs.
D.C. Government Ends Fiscal Year With $200M Budget SurplusDistrict of Columbia officials say the city ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of more than $200 million.
Legislative Leaders to Seek to Restore Md. Education MoneyMaryland's legislative leaders say they'll work to boost funding for education in the state budget.
Budget Analyst Criticizes New Md. Gov. Hogan's Unspecified CutsGov. Larry Hogan's proposal for a 2 percent cut across the board for state agencies without specifying what the cuts will be is "a very dangerous" approach to balancing the state's finances, a top Maryland budget analyst said Monday, but the governor's budget secretary said the idea was to give agency leaders more time to find efficiencies.