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Republicans to Maryland Democrats: It's Not the Sky that is Falling. It's Our Taxes & Electric Bills!
Maryland Republican Party Chair Dirk Haire called upon Kathleen Matthews, Maryland Democratic Party Chair, to apologize to Maryland taxpayers for insulting them with her chicken-little scare tactics “because hard-working Marylanders who struggle to pay bills deserve better than partisan political rhetoric.”
Today, Senate President Miller decided to throw a temper tantrum and skip a breakfast with Governor Hogan because Governor Hogan didn't release his budget details the way Miller wanted him to. He continued his complaining onto the Senate floor this morning.
Governor Hogan previewed his FY2019 budget today and for the fourth year in a row his plan included no tax increases and record funding for K-12 education. His plan spends $15.2 million more on schools than called for in state formulas and an unprecedented $6.5 billion total. Every single school system in the state of Maryland will see increased investment by the state.