Hogan Highlights Budget Priorities

Jan 15, 2020

Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD)
Credit Don Rush (File Photo)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has highlighted funds to fight crime, improve education and protect the environment in his budget plan.

The Republican governor held a news conference Tuesday to talk about highlights in his $47.9 billion budget proposal for the next fiscal year, which begins in July.

The governor is releasing his entire budget Wednesday.

The General Assembly, which is controlled by Democrats, will have the rest of the legislative session to work on the budget before adjourning April 6.

Hogan is holding a breakfast with legislative leaders at the governor's residence Wednesday to talk about the budget.