State Roundup, April 18, 2018

Unbid state roads contract pulled from Board of Public Works schedule after questions arise over Secretary Rahn’s relationship with winner, handling of process; despite hope for extensive reforms, Metro will instead see more modest changes in governance; Gov. Hogan to choose ex-Sen. Oaks’ successor between former Del. Jill Carter and Joyce Smith; Sierra Club back Del. Miller for U.S. House seat; California senator backing Alsobrooks for Prince George’s exec; fired Arundel hearing officer says County Exec Schuh tried to influence decisions on medical marijuana business variances as County Council takes up Schuh bill throwing roadblocks into their placement; and interim Baltimore County Schools Superintendent White named to post.