Harford County Executive David R. Craig is seeking the Republican nomination in this year’s gubernatorial primary election, which is now just days away on Tuesday, June 24. The Republican primary winner will face the Democratic nominee in November. Within the GOP field, Craig is running against state Del. Ron George, a small business owner from […]
The Big Q: What Should Be Done About Unaccompanied Children Illegally Crossing Into the United States?
Thousands of children, some as young as five, have illegally crossed the United States’ southwestern border so far this year, with their numbers estimated to reach 60,000 by year end. Most are from Central American countries, and traveling without parents or other adults. The cause of the surge is under debate. Some cite economic conditions […]
The Big Q: Should Harford County Public Schools Cut Teachers to Pay Teachers?
The passage on Tuesday of the county budget for the fiscal year 2015 leaves Harford County Public Schools $29.6 million short of its funding request for the year beginning July 1st. The task of making ends meet now falls to the school board, which in years past has forsaken employee raises, cut teaching and other […]
UPDATED – The Big Q: Should Harford County Public Schools Start After Labor Day?
After studying the potential impact on the economy, summer tourism and public education, a state task force reportedly plans to recommend that Maryland public schools start the school year after Labor Day. If enacted, the move would delay the customary first day of school by about a week in many Maryland school systems, including Harford […]