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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…

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…

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 to prevent tuition in public colleges in Maryland from increasing at drastic…

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 local authorities can enforce immigration laws. According to the Washington Post, a…

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 20, which comprises Silver Spring and Takoma Park, among other areas bordering…

Hogan cracks down on crime

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) is proposing a package of legislation aimed at enforcing laws against rape, drug and sex trafficking crimes, as well as guaranteeing more rights to the…

Hogan allocates funding toward environmental improvement

Governor Hogan has recently released his environmental agenda for the 2017 legislative session. He proposes to spend roughly $65 million on programs designed to improve the environment. However, his plan…

Roger Berliner elected County Council President

Roger Berliner was elected President of the Montgomery County Council on December 6, exactly one month after the general election. Berliner, along with Vice President Hans Riemer, was unanimously chosen…