COVID-19 in Maryland

Hogan Mandates Business Closures, Increases Viable Medical Facilities in Face of Crisis

As the number of COVID-19 cases begins to ramp up in Maryland, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr (R) announced more drastic emergency measures Monday...

Unprecedented Three Days on Tap in Annapolis as Legislators Race to Early Finish

For what is believed to be the first time since the Civil War, the Maryland General Assembly is adjourning early.Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore...

Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit Could Settle With Bill’s Passage in Senate

Annapolis abounds with historical moments this week as lawmakers announce a rushed end to the legislative session in the face of a looming COVID-19...

Frank DeFilippo: End-of-Life Option Act May be the Only Hope

Death is God’s way of telling us to slow down. The process of slowing down can be accelerated by lethal purchases on urban street...

On Heels Of New Audit Findings, UMMS Appointees Move Forward

Concerns about a truncated legislative session superseded a damning new report from legislative auditors as a Senate panel approved appointments to the beleaguered University...

BULLETIN: Legislature Will Adjourn Wednesday, Return in Late May

The presiding officers of the Maryland General Assembly on Sunday said the legislature will adjourn Wednesday due to the outbreak of COVID-19, almost three...

Senate Puts Potential Brakes on Education Plan as Show Goes on in Annapolis

Despite quiet hallways and empty streets prompted by the COVID-19 viral outbreak, business in the General Assembly was still abuzz during lengthy Saturday floor...

Report from Colorado: State Legislature Hits Pause

By John HerrickLawmakers cleaned out their desks and headed home Saturday afternoon after an unprecedented vote to recess Colorado’s legislature in an effort to...

Opinion: Legislature, Governor Must Act Now to Protect Marylanders from Financial Adversity

Over the past few days, Americans and Marylanders have begun adapting to the challenges that a global pandemic brings with it in modern times.While...

Bills Targeting Hogan’s Highway Plans Advance; Transit Funding Measure Clears House

Three bills backed by opponents of the Hogan administration’s plan to widen two highways in the Washington, D.C., suburbs cleared a major hurdle on...