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As Democrats prepare to retake power in Annapolis, Hogan issues warning on spending

December 16, 2022

When Maryland’s Republican governor, Larry Hogan, leaves office a month from now, eight years of power sharing in Annapolis will come to an end. Gov.-elect Wes Moore (D), who gets sworn-in on Jan. 18, will govern alongside a General Assembly where Democrats enjoy even larger super-majorities than they do now. In addition, state lawmakers will have significant budgetary authority they’ve never had, thanks to voter adoption of a constitutional amendment in 2020 that gives lawmakers the power to add spending to the executive’s budget submission, not just cut.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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