COVID-19 in Maryland

Schrader Wins Senate Confirmation to be Health Secretary, 45-2

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) first nominated Dennis R. Schrader to become secretary at the Maryland Department of Health four years ago.On Friday,...

List of ‘Mass-Vax’ Locations Grows; Hogan Defends Adviser Redfield

All Marylanders age 16 and up are now eligible to pre-register with the state for a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R)...

Hogan, Legislative Leaders Unveil $3.9 Billion Supplemental Budget. We Break It Down

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R), Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) announced a coordinated plan...

New Clinic Geared Toward Transit Users, Prince Georgians Seeking COVID-19 Vaccine

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic that is set to open next week will be a particular benefit to residents of the Washington, D.C., region who...

Franchot Demands Answers on Dept. of Health’s Emergency Contracts

A week after voting to defer action on three “emergency” contracts, Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) demanded that the state Department of Health provide...

Alanah Davis: I Do Politics — So Can You

A note from the author: I’d like to dedicate this piece to my resilient family of artists in Baltimore City. It’s been a year...

Nominations Panel Recommends Schrader be Confirmed as Health Chief

Acting Health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader sailed through his confirmation hearing before the Senate Executive Nominations Committee on Monday, rattling off a list of...

COVID Cases Rise Following Easing of Restrictions, Despite Growth in Vaccinations

Maryland’s COVID-19 metrics have risen considerably in the two weeks since Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) eased restrictions on business activity and social...

Montgomery Co. Movie Theaters ‘Baffled’ by Refreshment Restriction

Movie theaters in Montgomery County are allowed to reopen at 25% capacity, but one stipulation of reopening deals a big blow to their bottom...

Redfield’s Statements About Virus Origins, Senator’s Comments During Immigration Debate Draw Sharp Rebuke

Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City) on Friday called on Dr. Robert Redfield, a senior health adviser to Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R),...