By Andrew P. Napolitano
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An expected special session this month could be a double-edged sword for counties that stand to gain revenues, but could also face millions in new costs.
Local leaders in Maryland say a proposed state mandate on local education funding goes too far in dictating the fiscal decisions made by county governments.
As a challenging legislative session looms in Maryland, Democratic and Republican leaders appealed to local officials Friday to be part of the process, while comments from leaders in the two parties suggest there will be plenty of fighting in Annapolis in a year when tax increases will be debated.
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers yesterday proposed that counties help pay teachers' retirement costs to reduce state spending.
OCEAN CITY — Gov. Martin O'Malley yesterday called for a major new transportation-spending initiative to upgrade the state's infrastructure in the wake of the Minneapolis bridge collapse earlier this month.