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State Roundup, January 19, 2017

State Roundup, January 19, 2017

HOGAN BUDGET: Faced with a half-billion-dollar budget gap, Gov. Larry Hogan is proposing to roll back several programs enacted to help Baltimore recover from the riots of 2015 and to freeze pay for state workers, the Sun’s Erin Cox reports. The Republican governor would also downsize a major state prison in Hagerstown, delay money for…Read More

Pugh Promises Baltimore Police $3 Million to Pay for 100 Additional Patrol Officers

Pugh Promises Baltimore Police $3 Million to Pay for 100 Additional Patrol Officers

Mayor Catherine Pugh will provide the police department with $3 million to hire 100 additional officers to patrol Baltimore’s streets. “Although Baltimore is the eighth largest department in the country, the mayor has been very clear about her desire to address the staffing concerns at the Baltimore Police Department,” Pugh spokesman Anthony McCarthy told The…Read More

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