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Maryland increased government spending this year more than any state in the mid-Atlantic region, according to a study released Tuesday.
The governors of Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wyoming are teaming up to encourage U.S. automakers to develop affordable vehicles that run on natural gas, a valuable resource in each of their states.
The sudden announcement that standardized, comprehensive sex education tests are coming to the District of Columbia represents the first shot in a full-fledged blitzkrieg by Washington-based intelligentsia against a populist ideology that cuts across party lines.
The national security state that has expanded in response to the Sept. 11 attacks will not shrink in the near future, even though al Qaeda's top leadership has been decimated and the U.S. government faces extreme budget pressures.
The National Governors Association's annual meeting concluded last month with a closing address by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, who writes that there is an urgent need for government to do four things to stem what he characterizes as America's slow decline: spend, cut, tax and invest. If those sound like competing priorities, that's because they are.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley could announce by the end of the week whether he plans to sponsor a same-sex marriage bill in next year's General Assembly session.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Friday he will be very supportive of a new gay marriage bill in Maryland with a focus on protecting religious freedom similar to legislation that was approved in New York.
Maryland's budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes some of the country's largest spending increases, a study has found.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan is expected to announce Wednesday morning the third round of Race to the Top, which will include new rewards for states that improve their pre-kindergarten education programs.