Child poverty, transportation and schools in proposed state budget for next fiscal year

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Just two days into his historic term,  Gov. Wes Moore unveiled a proposed budget that spells out his plans for stemming child poverty, ensuring health care, enhancing the state’s schools and shoring up Maryland’s transportation infrastructure.  Moore’s $63.1 billion budget proposal for the fiscal year ending in 2024


Application deadline for Gov. Moore’s boards and committee appointments moved to Jan. 31

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Due to an overflow of submissions, the Moore-Miller administration has extended the boards and commissions application deadline to 5 p.m. Jan. 31  Members of the governor’s boards and commissions are private citizens and public servants who help the administration find a solution to government issues. “I am excited


Gov. Wes Moore completes first week in office

By Catherine Pugh, Special to the AFRO Governor Wes Moore wasted little time getting to work in his new role. The first Black man to lead the state of Maryland filled his first full day in office as Maryland’s 63rd governor with meetings– both public and private–press conferences and announcements.  Moore signed the state’s Standards


Feds announce massive takedown of fraudulent nursing diploma scheme; 2 Burlington County, NJ residents charged – WPVI-TV

Feds announce massive takedown of fraudulent nursing diploma scheme; 2 Burlington County, NJ residents charged  WPVI-TV Florida nursing schools sold thousands of fake diplomas totaling $100M  USA TODAY Officials make arrests in fake nursing school diploma scheme  NBC News Florida, land of scams, strikes again. This time, it’s fake nursing degrees | Opinion  Miami Herald 26 Delaware nurses have