State government faces a growing gap between revenues and expenses. This is not entirely unexpected given that the Maryland General Assembly voted in 2021 to significantly increase spending on K-12 public schools under the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future without fully funding the initiative. The numbers recently presented to the legislature’s Joint Spending Affordability Committee are not encouraging.
Best way to offset Maryland budget deficits is with a balanced approach — starting now | STAFF COMMENTARY
November 10, 2023