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Maryland Senators Add $520 Million To Hogan’s Relief Proposal

Maryland senators are tacking an additional $520 million onto Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s (R) billion-dollar COVID-19 relief effort – including grants for businesses...

Hogan’s Stimulus Plan Gets First, Brief Airing in Senate

Administration officials pressed senators to quickly pass Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s (R) proposed COVID-19 relief package at a Tuesday hearing.Hogan has urged Maryland...

Md. to Open 6 Mass Vaccination Sites as Biden Vows More Doses for States

Maryland will open six mass vaccination sites beginning early next month to help boost the state’s distribution of COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan...
Christmas Wish

Opinion: Our Bar’s Christmas Wish Didn’t Come True. Here’s What We Need in 2021

The Barking Dog has been a Bethesda favorite for 20 years. We’ve hosted people’s biggest moments, everything from birthday parties to anniversaries to community...

Lawmakers Question Expansion of Vaccine Eligibility While Doses are Scarce

Demand for COVID-19 vaccines in Maryland is quickly outpacing the state's supply of vaccines, causing confusion for residents and prompting tough questions from lawmakers...

Del. Darryl Barnes: Override Hogan’s Tobacco Tax Veto to Save Lives in Maryland

With Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday just in the rearview mirror and most of the 2021 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session ahead, I cannot...

Union Sounds Alarm as State Worker Deaths Go Unreported

The state’s largest state worker union announced the deaths of three more of its members from COVID-19 Friday, including two officers from the Department...

Maryland Matters on the Air

Maryland Matters reporter Bennett Leckrone will be a guest on WAMU's "The Kojo Nnamdi Show" on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 relief...
Behavioral Health

Opinion: State’s Public Behavioral Health System Struggles at a Critical Moment

As the COVID-19 infection rate increases and the death toll continues to climb, there is hope that the availability of multiple vaccines portends an...

‘The House Is on Fire’: Prisoners’ Rights Activists Call on Hogan to Act Immediately

Alonzo Turner Bey went into Maryland’s prison system at age 17. He served 31 years, six months and 15 days with asthma, high blood...