Spending Affordability – Deschenaux Retirement

The Spending Affordability Committee, composed of members of the General Assembly and two public members, met this week to discuss the State’s capital program, debt policy, transportation trust fund, personnel, and the retirement and pension system. This is the second of a series of meetings that will lead to spending and budget recommendations to provide…

Governor Announces Computer Science Education Iniatitive

Governor Hogan has announced a comprehensive initiative to bolster computer science education in Maryland.  The initiative, called the ACCESS Initiative (Achieving Computer Science Collaborations for Employing Students Statewide), includes legislation to set standards for computer science training in public schools, $5 million in grants in next year’s state budget for grants to local school systems…