Tag: Mary Washington
Del. Mary Washington believes the state has a duty to better fund senior citizen centers that enable seniors to age in place. That’s why the Baltimore Democrat is sponsoring a bill to increase the Senior Citizen Activities Center Operating Fund and also set a strict formula for its distribution, Washington told a Baltimore caucus at the United Seniors of Maryland Legislative Forum in Annapolis Wednesday.Read More
Grappling with the issue of affordability in higher education, lawmakers are taking suggestions and drafting legislation to ease the financial burden Maryland college students face.Read More
Opposition was strong at a Senate Budget and Taxation Committee hearing Wednesday on the proposed construction of a new youth detention center in Baltimore City to house youths charged as adults with violent crimes.Read More
Any compromise on a 6th slots casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s County is complicated by strong regional interests of those jurisdictions like Baltimore City that already are supposed to have one of five casinos.Read More
House lawmakers have 48-hours to approve a Senate resolution raising judges’ salaries by $14,500 over three years, or larger pay hikes of up to $29,000 could take effect automatically under Maryland law.Read More
Maryland’s 284 judges are in desperate need of a raise, Court of Appeals Judge Clayton Greene Jr. told the House Appropriations Committee Tuesday. Greene testified in support of a resolution to raise all judicial salaries by $29,000 over the next four years.Read More
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