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MD Democratic Leaders Calling To Hogan To Restore Education Funding

November 6th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Democratic leaders are calling on Governor Larry Hogan to restore about $68 million in education funding because the state's revenues have turned out better than expected. House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Mike Miller called on the Republican governor to make the change at a news conference, pointing to the state's $320 million budget surplus this fiscal year.  Hogan's decision to fund only half of the education formula was a main point of contention in the last legislative session.  Delegate 1C representative Mike McKay, a republican, says that ironically a healthy budget surplus can lead to more division and bickering than less prosperous conditions…


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