COVID-19 in Maryland

‘No One Is Immune’ Hogan Cautions as State Monitors More COVID-19 Cases in Nursing...

Confirmed COVID-19 cases are being monitored in 60 Maryland nursing homes, as community spread of the novel coronavirus has hit facilities with even the...

Foreclosures, Repossessions Restricted With New Executive Order

Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) signed an executive order extending financial protections for homeowners and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday.The...

Public Defender Calls On Courts to Reduce Juvenile Detention During COVID-19 Crisis

Maryland’s Office of the Public Defender filed a brief with the Maryland Court of Appeals on Friday urging the immediate release of some children...

Confirmed Virus Cases in Md. Prisons Jumps Over Four Days

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Maryland's prison system jumped from three to 17 in four days, with 90% of new cases affecting...

Keep the Change: The End of Cash Tolling Is ‘Inevitable’

For reasons that elude most policymakers and transportation analysts, many motorists refuse to get an E-ZPass transponder, opting instead to queue at every toll...

Opinion: Lessons for Our Times From a Man Named Harold Denton

Gov. Larry Hogan’s recent stay in place order for almost all residents of Maryland during a very uncertain time led me to think about...

Elections Board Recommends Limited In-Person Voting for June 2 Primary

The Maryland State Board of Elections will recommend a limited number of voting sites throughout the state for the delayed presidential primary election in...

Report: FEMA Has Delivered Just a Fraction of the Medical Supplies Md. Needs

A congressional committee released a report Thursday showing that Maryland and other Mid-Atlantic states are receiving only a fraction of the personal protective gear...

Trump Reluctantly Invoked an Obscure Wartime Power. Here’s What It Means. 

As his administration came under fire for its handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, President Donald J. Trump last week invoked an obscure Korean War-era...

Opinion: Learning From the Ebola Outbreak

I led the Ebola response in Liberia's most violent city, West Point-Monrovia, and I wanted to share some mistakes of the global Ebola response...