For Hogan, it's all business

Commentator Barry Rascovar sums up Larry Hogan's maneuvers on forcing school systems to start classes after Ocean City's season ends at Labor Day: it's about business, it's not about education or the students... a re-post from Maryland Reporter.

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Progressive Maryland Weekly Memo for October 17, 2016

Progressive Maryland's Weekly Memo: Tomorrow brings the Free State's registration deadline (but there's an Early Voting escape hatch!) and BTW Progressive Maryland on the radio dial; also the recent blogs handy for clicking.

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PM BlogSpace Weekend Reader

Trump's really deplorable association; voter suppression continues; Hogan v. progressives on transit -- and more; some weekend reading you may enjoy.

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Economic Diversity for Maryland: Progressive Maryland Teams with IPS on Project

Progressive Maryland and the Institute for Policy Studies are working to sharpen Maryland's response to a changing defense jobs picture and promote an equitable and green transition.

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Recent Meeting Serves as Next Step in Continuing Maryland's Political Revolution

A recent meeting featuring Sanders delegates to the Democratic Convention highlights the steps needed to continue building a strong progressive movement in Maryland.

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Students plan protest of cutbacks in AP test funding Thursday

Outraged Prince George's students plan to protest outside the School Board meeting Thursday over the cutback in funding of AP tests.

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PM Weekly Memo for October 10-16

This week's agenda for progressives: another community meeting on Prince George's Question D and a conversation begins on easing the cost of higher education in that county, as well. Plus links to the latest blogs.

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Progressive Maryland BlogSpace Weekend Reader for Oct. 8, 2016

Media materials about Howard County’s push to publicly finance local elections, Congress’s lagging efforts to clean up the Bay, and the past week’s big political poll of Marylanders’ mindset at the moment.

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LAST CHANCE TO WEIGH IN ON CURBING PAYDAY LENDERS' PREDATORY ACTIVITIES

The Consumer Financial Protection Board needs to hear from you by tonight about strengthening its new rules governing predatory lending, which mostly afflicts low-paid workers. Make yourself heard, right here, asks Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

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Get Out the Vote! Including yours...

First, you need to be registered to vote for the Nov. 8 election -- and the deadline for registration is Tuesday, Oct. 18. Make sure you and your friends and family are ready to exercise a democratic right. Then, there are a few more things...

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