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‘Vaccine Passport’ Pushback Puts Colleges in a Quandary; Md. Policies Still in the Works

WASHINGTON — Florida’s Nova Southeastern University joined a small group of U.S. colleges on April 1, when the private research university announced that it...

State Health Dept. Hires Adviser to Focus on Vaccination of Underserved Prince George’s Residents

The Maryland Department of Health has hired an adviser to support efforts in vaccinating vulnerable and underserved communities in Prince George’s County, a health...

Md. Health Agencies Scramble to Pull J&J Vaccines; Vax Equity Initiative Coming to Baltimore

Maryland health departments are canceling Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine appointments, after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug...

Saying Goodbye — Most Likely — to the House’s Home Away From Home

When the Maryland House of Delegates gaveled out of the 442nd General Assembly session just after midnight on Tuesday, it may very well have...

Tenant Relief Efforts Fail on Sine Die

A proposal to provide low-income tenants access to legal representation in eviction cases received final approval from the General Assembly Monday – but a...

Ousted Procurement Chief: Harsh Review of Korean Tests Kits ‘No Surprise’

An independent review of Maryland’s purchase of COVID-19 test kits from South Korea found they “were not procured in accordance with State procurement regulations.”Nor...

With Most Restrictions Eased, Md. Casinos Had a Record Month

Maryland’s six casinos generated $169.2 million in gaming revenue in March, a record high and up 3.6% from March of 2019, when casinos produced...
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David Plymyer: Audit of COVID Test Kit Purchases Raises Questions That Deserve Answers

I believe that Maryland Department of General Services Secretary Ellington Churchill Jr. has a problem, and he knows it. According to a report by...

Hogan Moves to Open the Vaccine ‘Floodgates,’ Expands Access to Everyone 16 and Older

Amid a stubborn rise in COVID-19 infections, the Hogan administration moved on Monday to expand vaccine eligibility at the state’s mass vaccination sites.The decision...

Analysis: Why Dennis Schrader Sailed Through His Senate Confirmation

The state senators who expressed ambivalence about the nomination of Dennis R. Schrader to be Maryland's secretary of Health on Friday were, in many...