Hogan to return to Board of Public Works as lobbying mounts against $672 million in cuts to upcoming budget

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan will preside over the state Board of Public Works this Wednesday amid intense lobbying against his proposals to cut $672 million from the upcoming state budget because of an economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Advocates for education and state employees, as well as others who favor waiting to get more data about the state’s incoming revenues and possible assistance from the federal government, are urging Hogan’s fellow board members to vote against the cuts — or to at least postpone action. (Balt Sun)

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