COVID-19 in Maryland

Citing Pandemic, Maryland Re-Opens Special Health Insurance Enrollment Period

Citing the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announced Monday that the state’s special health insurance enrollment period will be reopened...
Hettleman

Kalman Hettleman: Will the General Assembly Be Lost Over Learning Loss?

Part one of two.There’s rare agreement among educators and policymakers that learning loss must be the paramount priority as schools try to recover from...

2020 in Review: Lawmakers Get Creative to Bring Supporters Together For Fundraisers During Pandemic

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....

Volunteers Working Harder as COVID Heightens Need for Food

By Maria Trovato and Kamisha Walker Outside Henderson-Hopkins School in East Baltimore every Friday, cars line up for blocks and people pushing carts walk up...

2020 in Review: An $18K Door Knock? Lawmakers Canvass to Raise City’s Census Response...

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....

2020 in Review: Alanah Davis’s Year of Ferment

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....

Lawmakers Eye ‘Housing Justice Package’ for 2021 Session

A group of Maryland lawmakers hope to overhaul the state’s eviction process and provide relief to tenants and homeowners during the 2021 legislative session,...
Drug Treatment

COVID-19 Eased Drug Treatment Rules — And That Saved Lives

By Christine VestalWhen the pandemic hit in March, people in treatment for substance use disorder worried they would lose access to the medications and...

2020 in Review: ‘Still Standing’ Is Hogan’s Paean to Hogan

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan....

COVID Has Piled Many Tasks on Baltimore Family’s Oldest Child

By Kimberly Escobar and Megan Sayles A year ago, Katherine Banegas-Bonilla, 17, had to worry only about managing her classes at Baltimore City College, one...