COVID-19 in Maryland

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...

Alsobrooks Taps O’Malley, Others to Lead COVID Recovery for Prince George’s

Former Maryland Gov. Martin J. O’Malley has been tapped by County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks to help Prince George’s succeed during, and after, the...

Statewide Blood Drive Campaign Honors Victims, Front Line Workers

Maryland Transportation Authority Police are teaming up with other state law enforcement agencies to assist the American Red Cross in encouraging the public to...

State Survey Shows Distance Learning Disparities, But Hardest-Hit School Districts Aren’t Revealed

As many as 15% of students in at least one Maryland county have not participated in distance learning in any form since schools were...

Ben Jealous Creates Relief Fund for Hospitality Workers

Former gubernatorial candidate Benjamin T. Jealous (D) has crowd-funded over $1 million to support Baltimore-area hospitality workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.“The federal response...
Reopen

Opinion: Don’t Rush to Reopen Until Testing Is Available

Coronavirus is no less contagious today than it was yesterday. COVID-19 is no less deadly now that we have a “safer-at-home advisory” instead of...
Gov. Hogan

Opinion: Gov. Hogan, We Need Timely, Accurate and Actionable Information

On May 19, Gov. Larry Hogan issued an emergency order to expand access to COVID-19 tests with "appointment free" testing. Exciting news, indeed. Unfortunately,...

Lawmakers Hammer Hogan Administration Over COVID-19 Procurement

Lawmakers sharply criticized two Hogan administration procurement officials Wednesday for the acquisition of incomplete COVID-19 tests kits from South Korea.They also faced intense scrutiny...