COVID-19 in Maryland

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State Election Officials Prefer Large Voting Centers to Precinct-Level Polling Locations

State election officials want Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) to use Maryland’s 282 public high schools as voting centers on Election Day, eliminating...

Montgomery County Yields on Private School Reopenings

With a pending lawsuit and a Republican congressman calling for a federal investigation looming over their shoulders, Montgomery County officials announced Friday afternoon that they...

Landlord Group Suing Three Local Governments to Collect Rent Increases and Late Fees

A group of landlords is suing three Maryland jurisdictions, saying some recently enacted local laws that prevent rent increases during Maryland’s state of emergency...
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Rep. Harris Seeks Federal Probe of Montgomery Co. Decision Keeping Private Schools Shut

Maryland's lone Republican member of Congress is calling for the federal government to investigate Montgomery County's decision to ban in-person learning at private and...

End of an Era: Md.’s Toll Roads, Bridges to Remain Cashless 

Maryland stopped accepting cash at its toll plazas in mid-March, when Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) pulled toll-takers off the job in response...

Showdown on Private Schools and In-Person Classes: Elrich Won’t Back Down on Hogan’s Challenge

Refusing to back down from a dispute with Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and private schools, Montgomery County’s top health official moved to...

Local Officials Urge Fewer Neighborhood Poll Sites, More Area Poll Sites, More Mail-In Voting

Election officials from around Maryland urged the State Board of Elections to reduce the number of voting locations because they do not expect to...

Hogan Passes Torch to Cuomo, Reflects on Role of Governors and Trump in the...

Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said on Wednesday that his year-long stewardship of the National Governors Association was marked by a determined,...

As states, localities face fiscal squeeze, budget hardliners say no to “bailout”

Groups representing elected officials at every level of government are pleading with Congress to provide more aid to cash-strapped states and counties, warning that...

Deaf Advocates Sue Trump Administration for Failing to Provide Interpreter

A Maryland-based non-profit that represents hearing-impaired Americans sued the Trump administration on Monday over its failure to provide a sign-language interpreter at its COVID-19...