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March 18, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Maryland lawmakers approve $577M to settle HBCU lawsuit: https://bit.ly/3vFdN3d Environmental Bills — on ‘Black Liquor,’ Pollution Tracking and Composting — Move Forward in House: https://bit.ly/38SFsnc A new bill proposes to make Maryland school zones safer for…

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March 17, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Maryland governor says he’s ‘horrified’ by Atlanta killings: https://bit.ly/3loEKn3 Maryland Sees Fewer Missed Second Vaccines Than Most States: https://bit.ly/3lskaBX Contradicting Locals, Hogan Says Montgomery ‘Mass-Vax’ Site Is Not a Done Deal: https://bit.ly/3cLJeQH Ex-Franchot Aide Resigns as Chair of State’s…

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March 16, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Maryland bans stimulus payments from being garnished: https://bit.ly/30QZ6fb Baltimore officials unveil draft violence reduction plan: https://bit.ly/3cGxWwS Md. gained 6,800 jobs in January, US Labor Dept. says: https://bit.ly/2OZfGH7 Montgomery, Prince George’s budget proposals emphasize equity amid recovery: https://wapo.st/30Pe1X6 Maryland using emergency…

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March 15, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Maryland AG’s office confirms that Hogan’s executive order repeals local control but says counties can still have stricter COVID measures: https://bit.ly/3vnJU78 Baltimore Mayor Scott to keep city’s tighter COVID restrictions, despite Gov. Hogan’s push to reopen further: https://bit.ly/30JDlOo…

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March 11, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Massive national COVID relief bill a ‘lifeline’ for Baltimore, mayor says: https://bit.ly/3bBCFAR Olszewski mulls keeping some capacity restrictions in place, working with neighbors: https://bit.ly/3qBU0xG Maryland public health leaders get a look for open Biden administration jobs:…

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March 10, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Some Local Leaders Expressing Concerns Over COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution In Maryland: https://cbsloc.al/3rGJWoI Maryland raises revenue projections as economic recovery continues: https://bit.ly/30v6DQD Maryland Senate Debates How to Fund Omnibus Climate Bill: https://bit.ly/3l1NNtM COVID Latest: Maryland Lifts Quarantine…

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March 9, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Maryland to receive $3.9 billion in latest federal stimulus package: https://bit.ly/38rmDYm Following Reports of Profiling, Vaccine Hunters Seek State Hotline: https://bit.ly/3cjAhxw Prince George’s report dissects, denies allegations of systemic racism in discrimination lawsuit filed by Black, Hispanic officers: https://wapo.st/2Ofeuze…

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March 8, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Advocates Call On Lawmakers To Pass Robust Protections for Homeowners: https://bit.ly/2OAxc3Z Md. liquor bills hit roadblocks in the House: https://bit.ly/3qnGHkf U.S. Senate Passes Coronavirus Relief Aid; Bill Now Returns to the House: https://bit.ly/3sVBJNq Equity, Opportunity and…

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March 5, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Hogan vows to increase Black vaccination rate, while D.C. leaves questions open about who gets priority: https://wapo.st/2O2uy7e Maryland State Board of Education votes to delay standardized tests until fall: https://bit.ly/3rpcFhu Baltimore City Council committee advances nomination of Jim…

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March 4, 2021 News of the Day

State and Local News Md. lawmakers want cannabis legalization to include expungement of old charges, but it may be too costly: https://bit.ly/3891yBL Ex-Laurel police chief charged with 12 arsons, targeting officials he disagreed with, police say: https://bit.ly/3uU46xm The Maryland Senate…

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