Business, Education, Entertainment

Gov. Hogan announces $4.4 billion education lockbox proposal

Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced legislation to create a “lockbox” for education funding to ensure that all revenues from Maryland casinos go directly to funding K-12 education and improvements to the state’s public school facilities. The governor was joined by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, a longtime advocate for reforming the funding system. “Ensuring that this money is required to …


Business, Emergency Response, Government

WMVFC awarded bond bill to help fund construction of new station

The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company got a boost in their fundraising efforts this week. On Wednesday, WMVFC Captain Rick Blubaugh and President Kevin Palmer attended the State of Maryland Board of Public Works meeting to testify on behalf of a state bond bill that would provide funding toward the construction of their new fire station. The board, which consist …