COVID-19 in Maryland

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Maryland State Fair Is Canceled for 2020

The Maryland State Fair will not go on this year. Organizers announced the decision Wednesday afternoon, around three weeks before the annual event was...

As states, localities face fiscal squeeze, budget hardliners say no to “bailout”

Groups representing elected officials at every level of government are pleading with Congress to provide more aid to cash-strapped states and counties, warning that...

Deaf Advocates Sue Trump Administration for Failing to Provide Interpreter

A Maryland-based non-profit that represents hearing-impaired Americans sued the Trump administration on Monday over its failure to provide a sign-language interpreter at its COVID-19...

Much to Consider, Much At Stake in Who Makes School Closing Decisions and How

After months of deferring to local health officials for reopening decisions, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued an emergency order Monday, overturning Montgomery County’s...

Maryland Needs 13,000+ Election Judges

Local election officials are scrambling to fill more than 13,000 election judge jobs that remain vacant after Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) ordered...

Hogan Demands Answers, Action on Delayed Mailing to Voters

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) slammed the Maryland State Board of Elections in a letter Monday, demanding to know why voters haven’t been...

Hogan Strips Counties of Power to Block On-site Instruction

Amid pushback against a Montgomery County order that impacted the school President Trump’s son attends, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) moved on Monday...

Tropical Storm Isaias Closes 14 Md. Coronavirus Testing Sites

As Tropical Storm Isaias approaches Maryland, state officials say coronavirus testing operations may be affected. Several sites will be closed Tuesday because of the...
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Tenants, Landlords on Tenterhooks, Affordable Housing at Risk

Arlene Montemarano and her husband were neighbors before they were married. Rather than sell off their extra house when they moved in together, they...

Ocean City Mandates Masks on Boardwalk 18 Hours a Day

Ocean City’s mayor has mandated face masks on the Maryland resort’s boardwalk, but did not get the support of the city council to make...