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William J. Ford


William J. Ford has worked as a newspaper reporter for more than 20 years. Most recently, he spent seven years covering Prince George’s County, some Maryland politics and other local news in the D.C. area for the Washington Informer. While at the paper, Ford received reporting awards from the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and was finalist for beat reporting in 2021 and a 2019 award winner for beat reporting from the D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Ford previously worked as a correspondent for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine and for nearly 10 years covering municipalities and other local news for The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

The House and Senate voted on child sexual abuse legislation that took years for both to approve simultaneously.

Similarities and shared aims suggest they can reach consensus.

With less than two weeks until the Maryland legislative session ends, part of Attorney General Anthony Brown’s agenda is close to winning support it…

Legislation would permit survivors of child sexual abuse to file civil claims at any time.

All 24 Maryland school systems summarize how specific positions such as math and science teachers remain hard to fill.

More than a dozen bills the caucus labeled as priorities received approval prior to Monday’s crossover deadline.

Moore chalks up victories even though legislature has scaled back some of his proposals.

Maryland Department of Health survey shows high school and middle school students experienced mental health challenges.

The Maryland Senate passed a bill Thursday that would lift legal limitations on when survivors of child sexual abuse are able to bring legal…

Legislation to restrict the carrying of handguns in Maryland is moving through both the House of Delegates and the Senate, albeit in different formats….