Political News


Nonpublic schools come up short as 2015 legislative session closes
Apr 14 2015
Although they came close to passing a long-sought state program benefitting students in Maryland’s nonpublic schools, supporters of the proposal were thwarted in the waning hours of the 2015 legislative session.

Archbishop, governor join students in rally for Maryland Education Credit
Mar 04 2015
Private and Catholic school students from across the state rallied in Annapolis March 4 to support the Maryland Education Credit.

Hogan’s budget includes textbook funding, but no money for aging schools
Mar 03 2015
O’Day noted that hundreds of schools utilized the program in the last two years, completing improvements they could not have afforded otherwise.

Gov. Hogan throws support behind business tax credit, coalition forms
Mar 03 2015
Sixty percent of the credits will be directed to support nonpublic students and 40 percent to public school students.

Maryland's new governor begins Inauguration Day in prayer
Jan 21 2015
Maryland's newly elected governor and lieutenant governor began Inauguration Day in prayer Jan. 21.

Baltimore Archbishop Lori delivers invocation at Gov. Hogan's inauguration
Jan 21 2015
An inauguration crowd filled some 1,600 seats outside the State House in Annapolis Jan. 21.

Change coming to Annapolis
Jan 06 2015
Change is in the air in the state’s capital, and leaders of the Maryland Catholic Conference (MCC) hope to harness it.

Election 2014: Check out candidate survey results
Oct 23 2014
Every election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys the state’s democratic and republican candidates.

Red or blue, the next governor will be Catholic
Oct 09 2014
DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville can claim a connection to the next governor, even though the election is still weeks away.

Brown says he would focus on vulnerable populations if elected
Oct 09 2014
“Jobs, jobs and jobs,” answered Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown when asked his administration’s focus.