Doomsday clock records budget countdown

With 73 days until the implementation of the “doomsday budget,” a coalition of Marylanders affected by the potential $500 million in cuts unveiled a countdown clock at a news conference Wednesday.

BWI taxicab contract extended despite continuing protests

After more than a year of controversy, the Board of Public Works approved a contract granting a Maryland taxi franchise the continuing exclusive right to operate and manage the cab service at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

State Roundup, April 18, 2012

O'Malley says progress being made toward special session; but fiscal conservatives are fighting it; Chesapeake Bay's pollution grade drops once again; retired state Sen. Walter Baker dies at 84; Bongino addresses brother's involvement in Secret Service prostitution scandal; and Wicomico, Frederick counties must face likely cuts from state doomsday budget.