State Roundup, September 1, 2016

Gov. Hogan signs exec order to start schools after Labor Day — and takes a swipe at Baltimore County, is met with almost universal condemnation from educators throughout the state and some dem lawmakers while businesses praise action; state school superintendent names two deputies; Maryland’s high court begins term, ready to tackle vanity plate law among others; NOAA gives state $800,000 for oyster rehabilitation; Prince George’s officials return with downsized regional hospital plan; and in the mayoral money race, Sen. Pugh’s coffers dwarf opponents.