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Maryland bills seeks to use the pandemic to gut public school funding, transfer money to private schools | COMMENTARY

13 days ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

Pandemic-related school opening delays should not provide an excuse to gut public school funding in Maryland.
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Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and...

Trump appointee arrested over Capitol riot took a police riot shield and fought with officers, affidavit says

Summary List Placement A Trump appointee who has been arrested in connection with the Capitol riot fought police and used a riot shield to wedge the door to the building open... Read more ...

Staunch Big Tech critic joins White House

Staunch Big Tech critic joins White House

The move could have Apple glancing over its shoulder... What you need to know Tim Wu has joined the White House as part of the National Economic Council. Wu is known as a... Read more ...

A business owner's guide to Pa.'s next wave of COVID-19 relief grants

A business owner's guide to Pa.'s next wave of COVID-19 relief grants

The aid is targeted at businesses with fewer than 300 employees that have lost at least 25% of their sales as a result of the pandemic. Read more ...

Virgin Galactic slips as billionaire chairman Chamath Palihapitya sells $211...

Virgin Galactic slips as billionaire chairman Chamath Palihapitya sells $211 million stake

Summary List Placement Shares of Virgin Galactic slumped early Friday after billionaire chairman Chamath Palihapitiya sold his personal stake in the space-tourism company for... Read more ...

Strong 379,000 jobs added in hopeful sign for US economy

Strong 379,000 jobs added in hopeful sign for US economy

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers added a robust 379,000 jobs last month, the most since October and a sign that the economy is strengthening as confirmed viral cases drop, consumers... Read more ...

Bitcoin mining company Cipher to go public via $2 billion SPAC merger with...

Bitcoin mining company Cipher to go public via $2 billion SPAC merger with Good Works

Summary List Placement Newly formed bitcoin mining operation Cipher Mining Technologies announced it will go public in a merger with blank-check company Good Works Acquisition... Read more ...

US economy adds 379,000 payrolls in February, smashing forecasts as virus...

US economy adds 379,000 payrolls in February, smashing forecasts as virus cases tumble

Summary List Placement The US labor-market recovery accelerated in February as daily COVID-19 cases swiftly declined and the pace of vaccinations improved. Businesses added... Read more ...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with...

Trump State Department appointee Federico Klein arrested in connection with Capitol riots

Summary List Placement The FBI arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide appointed by former President Donald Trump, in connection with the January 6 Capitol... Read more ...

Dana White to meet with Khabib again, let lightweight division unfold before...

Dana White to meet with Khabib again, let lightweight division unfold before booking title fight

LAS VEGAS - Another meeting between UFC president Dana White and Khabib Nurmagomedov is on the books. This weekend, White and his lightweight champion will once again meet over... Read more ...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the same, CBO says

Summary List Placement The federal government's debt pile is on track to nearly double over the next three decades, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office... Read more ...