ANNAPOLIS — Three Carroll delegates -- Donald B. Elliott, R-Carroll, Howard; Richard N. Dixon, D-Carroll; and Richard C. Matthews, R-Carroll -- votedMonday against a bill lowering the age for mandatory kindergarten attendance from 6 to 5.
The administration bill, which passed both chambers, is intended to ensure that children receive an early start in their education.
It now awaits the governor's signature.
POLICE MONEY DELETED
A legislative committee that resolved differences between the proposed House and Senate versions of the capital budget has deleted $150,000 in design and planning money for an expansion ofthe Maryland State Police Westminster barracks, said a Carroll senator.