Tag: funding

Hogan Administration Announces $10M to Fight Opioid Crisis, Plus Money for a 24-Hour Crisis Center in Baltimore

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Several months out since Gov. Larry Hogan called a state of emergency and announced $50 million coming over the next five years to fight Maryland’s worsening opioid crisis, the money is starting to flow.

Greenlaurel: The Skinny on Eco Grants Funded by those Pretty Bay License Plates

Chesapeake Bay license plate owners also get lots of discounts through the “plate perks” program.

Has your group or organization been considering a “greening” project, but wondered where the cash will come from?

Consider attending the how-to-apply-for-grants summer workshops offered by Baltimore City’s Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Chesapeake Bay Trust. The workshops are designed to bring you up to speed on how to write a competitive design and environmental and water quality grant. All those $20 Chesapeake bay license plates and stormwater fees are helping to make Baltimore cleaner and greener. Maybe your group will be part of the solution?

Baltimore School for the Arts Wins $20K Federal Grant to Support Decades-Old Extracurricular Program

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The Baltimore School for the Arts will get a vital funding boost for its 35-year-old TWIGS program, which provides free dance, singing, music, theater and visual arts instruction to city students.

Amid Defunding Threats, Hogan Signs Resolution Telling Trump, Congress to Protect Bay Program

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As expected, Gov. Larry Hogan today joined governors of other Chesapeake Bay region states in signing a resolution that calls on the president and federal lawmakers not to defund the 37-year-old Chesapeake Bay Program.

Gov. Hogan Signs Bill Giving City Schools Almost $24M in Funding to Fill Deficit

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After a long winter of rallies for help by City Schools families and teachers and Baltimore officials, Maryland’s governor came to the school system’s aid in the end by signing off on a new funding package.

Gov. Hogan Proposes Nearly $24 Million in Additional Funding for City Schools

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday offered to help Baltimore City Schools bridge a $130 million funding gap for next school year in a deal with some attached “fiscal accountability requirements,” though one Maryland lawmaker says his offer may be for naught.

Mayor Pugh, Del. McIntosh Announce 3-Year, $180M Partial Fix for City Schools Budget Gap

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Two after Mayor Catherine Pugh promised to help find a way to fill a $130 million funding gap for Baltimore City Public Schools next year, the mayor and a Baltimore City lawmaker today announced an infusion of cash for the school system through 2020.

Hundreds Rally in Inner Harbor to Ask Leaders to ‘Fix the Gap’ for City Schools Budget


For parent Kristin Brown, the $130 million funding gap for next year’s Baltimore City Public Schools’ budget looms heavily over her daughter’s place of learning, Mt. Royal Elementary/Middle School in Bolton Hill. That school alone faces an $800,000 deficit for 2017-18, she said, which could mean letting teachers go.

Teachers, Students, Parents and Others Rally in Annapolis for City Schools Funding Fix

Photo by Chris Frederick

Lawyers Mall outside the State House in Annapolis was packed last night with students, parents, teachers and other advocates pushing for Gov. Larry Hogan and the State to help Baltimore City Public Schools address a significant budget shortfall.

Gov. Larry Hogan Still Hasn’t Talked to Trump, But He’s Got High Hopes


With exactly two weeks to go before Donald Trump assumes control of the White House, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and the president-elect still haven’t directly touched base.