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Franchot Urges Struggling Consumers to Seek ‘Payment Relief’ From Monthly Bills

As April 1 approaches and monthly bills come due, many Marylanders during this unprecedented period of economic pain may be doubting their ability to...

Behemoth COVID-19 Response Bill Clears U.S. House, Signed by Trump

A $2 trillion bill to aid workers, health care providers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic is now law after President Trump signed it...

Military in Md. at Risk From COVID-19: ‘Anxieties Are Really High’ 

The Department of Defense is on course to get a major funding boost as the U.S. military is drawn into the nation’s war against...

Federal Stimulus Package to Bring Billions to Maryland, Senators Say

A series of bills intending to fuel ailing U.S. industries in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak is poised to bring billions of dollars...

Cabinet Members Brief Lawmakers’ COVID-19 Workgroup on Medical Efforts

In the first meeting of the legislature’s new COVID-19 workgroup Wednesday, lawmakers received briefings on the efforts state government is taking to prepare for...

New Law in Hand, Maryland A.G. to Hunt Down Profiteers

Armed with a new law that took effect on Monday, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh is urging consumers who’ve come across price gouging...

Shelters Gird for Domestic Violence Spike During COVID-19 Outbreak

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many operations that keep day-to-day life in the state running have slowed or been halted, to stop...

Mary Miller: COVID-19 Could Devastate Baltimore’s Economy, But Leaders Can Help

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises in Baltimore and Maryland, public health services are working around the clock to save lives.At the...

CDC Says ‘No’ to Clearing Homeless Encampments During COVID-19 Outbreak

By Ryan E. Little Howard Center for Investigative JournalismPeople living in outdoor homeless encampments should not be evicted during the outbreak of COVID-19 unless they...

Councilwoman, Republican Party Chair Picking Up Tabs to Boost Local Restaurants

Two prominent Republicans in Maryland are planning to treat their neighbors to dinner ― for a $10,000 tab.State Republican Party Chairman Dirk Haire and...