The bill would allow a union representing multiple institutions to negotiate a “master agreement” with the system.
The Climate Solutions Act Now of 2021 requires the state to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045.
To ward off corruption, Maryland can take several steps to improve oversight of utility companies and mergers.
Maryland’s General Assembly needs to call a special session — now.
The bill's supporters assert the university system has failed HBCUs in the past.
The announcement comes as the governor closed the state's casinos, racetracks and simulcast betting facilities indefinitely.
The bill comes after students found mold in at least 10 dorms at the University of Maryland in 2018.
The student groups argue the move represented a misuse of student fees.
UMD community members testified in support of the bill at a hearing Thursday.