House Minority Whip Kathy Szeliga, R-Baltimore-Harford, spoke in favor of five bills aimed at addressing chronic disruption in the classroom at a news conference on Thursday. ( photo by Bryan Renbaum)

Del. Szeliga says action must be taken to help teachers deal with chronically disruptive students

By: Bryan Renbaum, House Minority Whip Kathy Szeliga, R-Baltimore-Harford, on Thursday urged action on legislation to help teachers deal

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The Colored Methodist Protestant St. John's Chapel of Baltimore County, where Howard Cooper, who was lynched in 1885, is said to be buried in an unmarked grave. (D.J. Cashmere)

First State Board on Lynching Explores History of Racial Violence

By DJ CashmereBroadcast version by Diane BernardReporting for the YES! Magazine Media-Maryland News Connection Collaboration ANNAPOLIS, Md. — According to

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Greater Baltimore Committee President and CEO Donald Fry (foreground), with Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman (left) and Executive Calvin Ball (right) called on lawmakers to balance transportation spending across the state at a news conference on Wednesday.( photo by Bryan Renbaum)

Local officials urge lawmakers to balance transportation spending statewide

By: Bryan Renbaum, Annapolis, MD- Maryland’s county leaders and city officials convened in Annapolis on Wednesday to urge members

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Jake Whitaker, deputy director of government affairs at the Maryland Department of Health, testified before a House Health and Government Operations subcommittee on Tuesday. ( photo by Bryan Renbaum)

Health Department official expresses concern over changes to legislation involving composition of maternal mortality board

By: Bryan Renbaum, The Deputy Director of Government Affairs at the Maryland Department of Health told a panel of

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Hot off the presses: The president's budget proposal for fiscal 2021 at the Government Publishing Office. The election year proposals are unlikely to gain traction in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives.

President Trump Proposes Transformative, Student-First Budget to Return Power to States, Limit Federal Control of Education

Budget Calls for Expanding Education Freedom, Block Granting K-12 Education Funds, and a Separate and Reformed Federal Student Aid Adds

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