Mark Turgeon, head basketball coach at the University of Maryland, College Park, earned $2.85 million in 2018, making Turgeon the highest-paid public employee in Maryland last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Maryland arts agencies are projected to reach $23.7 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $3.95 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
Three counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Maryland who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 4,175, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Maryland totaled $2.3 billion in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $4,029,267 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Maryland, the 30th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
Maryland two-year colleges charged students $4,680 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the 31st lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.
Each of six U.S. House of Representatives members representing Maryland draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.
Maryland four-year public university tuition and fees went from $9,171 in 2004-05 to $10,115 in 2019-20, the second smallest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.
State lawmakers in Maryland now draw a base salary of $50,330 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Maryland two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $4,034 in 2004-05 to $4,782 in 2019-20, the seventh smallest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.
Public schools in Maryland spent an estimated $14.6 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 1.1 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.
The number of youths in foster care in Maryland at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 3,973, a 1.3 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Maryland is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).