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General Assembly to Address Kirwan Funding Package

December 21st, 2020 by WCBC Radio

When Maryland lawmakers begin the 2021 General Assembly session next month- one major piece of legislation that will have to be addressed and probably revised-  will be the massive Kirwan Commission funding package for education reform. Governor Larry Hogan vetoed the bill. State Senator George Edwards said that unfortunately the school construction funding bill- which can be tremendously beneficial for Allegany and Garrett county school systems- was tied to the Kirwan legislation. Edwards says he believes ultimately school construction and Kirwan will be dealt with separately- but he can’t predict how either will turn out…