Teachers To March On State House For More Funding, Dems Choose Milwaukee For 2020 Convention

Thousands Of Teachers To March On State House For More Funding

(Annapolis, MD) — Thousands of Maryland teachers are expected to rally in Annapolis today to push for more school funding. The Maryland State Education Association expects more than five-thousand teachers, parents and students to attend the “March for Our Schools” event this evening on the state capital. Prince George’s County Public Schools are dismissing two hours early so teachers and students can attend. The state teachers’ union says public schools in Maryland are underfunded and need two-point-nine-million dollars more each year. The march begins at 6:00 p.m. near the state house.

MD Coast Guard Officer To Be Arraigned Today

(Greenbelt, MD) — A Coast Guard officer from Maryland accused of planning a domestic terror attack will appear in court today. Lieutenant Christopher Hasson is set to be arraigned on gun and drug charges this afternoon. He was arrested last month after investigators found 15 guns, more than one-thousand rounds of ammo and silencers in his apartment in Silver Spring. Authorities say Hasson is a white nationalist who drew up a hit list that included prominent news journalists and Democratic politicians.

Dems Choose Milwaukee For 2020 Convention

(Washington, DC) — The 2020 Democratic National Convention will be hosted in Milwaukee. Wisconsin is a key battleground state that Donald Trump won by a razor thin margin in 2016. The Dems’ convention is set for mid-July of next year. Republicans will gather in Charlotte, North Carolina in late August of 2020. That’s where Democrats nominated President Barack Obama for a second term in 2012.