State Roundup, May 17, 2016

COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY BILL PUSHED: Two leading General Assembly Democrats, expressing concern that Gov. Larry Hogan might be planning to veto a bill intended to make college more affordable, urged him Monday to sign the legislation without delay, reports Michael Dresser for the Sun. Del. Adrienne Jones, speaker pro tem of the House of Delegates, and Sen. Richard Madaleno, vice chairman of the Budget & Taxation Committee, held a news conference outside the State House in Annapolis to call for the bill’s approval.