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Controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance

Every morning, millions of students from kindergarteners to high schoolers across the nation stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance; however, a large proportion of these students choose not to participate. This issue stems from a long and controversial debate over whether schools should require that students recite…

Hogan and O’Malley push to end gerrymandering

Incumbent Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) and former Governor Martin O’Malley (D), have both taken a public stance against gerrymandering- though not together Gerrymandering is the intentional drawing of voting boundary lines within counties and states to favor one candidate or party over another. This is often done…

Hogan administration plan to reform Maryland charter schools

Governor Hogan recently announced his plan to expand charter school options and increase the amount of scholarship money allocated to private school students. Hogan has been a long-time proponent of school choice and charter schools, which are publicly funded but differ from public schools in that they may…

Hogan proposes college tuition increase cap and tax-deductible student loans

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently proposed a bill centered around college tuition. The proposed bill allocates $17.5 million…

New bills seek to limit Maryland’s cooperation with immigration authorities

Recently, Democratic Maryland lawmakers have proposed two new bills aimed at limiting the extent to which state and…

Jheanelle Wilkins appointed to Maryland State House

On January 9, activist and community leader Jheanelle Wilkins was elected to the Maryland State House, representing District…

Hogan cracks down on crime

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) is proposing a package of legislation aimed at enforcing laws against rape, drug…

Hogan allocates funding toward environmental improvement

Governor Hogan has recently released his environmental agenda for the 2017 legislative session. He proposes to spend roughly…

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