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Department of Juvenile Services To Close Two Facilities In June

The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services announced Friday that it will be closing two of its state-run youth detention facilities at the end of...

9 Races to Watch on an Unprecedented Primary Day

Primary day is almost here -- though in actuality it's been here for a few weeks, depending on where you live and how promptly...

Braveboy: Operation Safe Release Shows Compassionate and Responsible Outcomes

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been concerned about the possibility of infection at the Prince George's County detention center and...

Congressional Delegation Urges Hogan to Release Details of COVID-19 Test Plan

With Maryland due to submit a COVID-19 testing plan to the Centers for Disease Control Saturday, Democratic members of the state’s congressional delegation are...

University System of Md. Plans ‘Hybrid’ Fall Semester

The University System of Maryland announced Friday that students will return to campus this fall "in a hybrid fashion," combining some on-campus, in-person instruction...

Health Dept. Expands Mental Health Resources for Long-Term Care Medical Workers

The Maryland Department of Health announced Thursday that it is rolling out expanded mental health services for workers in nursing homes and long-term care...

Maternal Health Providers Adapt in the Age of COVID-19

As Maryland largely remains under a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, women are scrambling to access reproductive and obstetric care. And...

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Not Slowed the Pace of Campaigning in Baltimore City Council District...

As with most things in Maryland, COVID-19 derailed the state’s primary election, leaving many campaigns scrambling to reach voters from a safe distance for...

Opinion: Can ‘Progressive Prosecutors’ Pass the Test of COVID-19?

Can criminal justice reform count on Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy and other state prosecutors to keep their commitments during COVID-19?Prince George’s...

State’s Chief Economist Warns Against Pandemic’s Damage to Workforce

Andrew M. Schaufele stepped out of his role as Maryland’s nonpartisan chief economist on Thursday to urge lawmakers to steer state spending toward areas...