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Supplemental Budget Does Not Set Aside Money For Education

April 6th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan released a supplemental budget Thursday that includes money for his tax-relief plans, but the plan did not set aside money Democratic lawmakers were hoping to see the Republican governor specifically allocate for education and a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment for state employees.  The Democratic-led Legislature largely restored money for education and the state-employee pay in the state's $40 billion budget, and they fenced the money off from being available for other purposes. The Maryland State Education Association criticized the plan for failing to include about $70 million in public school education funding the Legislature restored from Hogan's initial budget proposal in January…


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