Three months ago, the Maryland General Assembly session had all the makings of a disaster. The COVID-19 pandemic was still in full flower, and lawmakers found themselves in plastic cubicles to prevent spread of the virus. Gov. Larry Hogan had vetoed the previous session’s most important legislation, the $4 billion Blueprint for Maryland’s Future education reform. And given his interest in a possible presidential run, the chances of a cooperative, productive relationship with the Democratic majority seemed low.
General Assembly 2021: a surprisingly big year in Maryland
April 14, 2021