The prescribing of three medications touted by President Donald Trump as a possible cure for COVID-19 has been limited under an executive order issued by Gov. Larry Hogan. Hogan’s executive order, signed Tuesday but posted on his website a day ...Read More »
Maryland courts will remain closed except for emergency matters though June 5 in an effort to stanch the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s top judge stated in an administrative order issued late Tuesday. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera’s ...Read More »
Welcome to Monday, the 66th anniversary of the Baltimore Orioles’ first game, a 3-0 loss to the Tigers in Detroit. Here are some news items to get your week started: — For the first time, the U.S. Supreme Court will ...Read More »
The coronavirus has shaken the world in so many ways. Thousands of lives lost. Millions unemployed. Millions mandated to stay home except under exigent circumstances. There are few words left unused to describe the global pandemic we are experiencing. I ...
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The Maryland General Assembly took a step toward public transparency in a time of the coronavirus pandemic. For the last two weeks, the legislature’s Joint COVID-19 Work Group has met by video conference call. Audio of the meetings was posted later ...Read More »
Maryland has leased two ice rinks to serve as morgues as it prepares for COVID-19 deaths to escalate, state Health Secretary Robert “Bobby” Neall told the University System of Maryland Board of Regents Monday. “On the grim side, I leased ...Read More »
Welcome to Monday, what would have been the 2020 Maryland General Assembly‘s final day if everything had gone according to the original plan. Here are some news items to get the week started: — A tribute to a “no-nonsense” federal ...Read More »
While many businesses have been forced to shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are some industries that are in need of extra staff. While retail, hospitality and restaurant jobs have been particularly hard hit, jobs in health care and ...Read More »
Despite aggressive efforts to “flatten the curve” of the rate of transmission of COVID-19, the state will continue to see the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths climb in Maryland for weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan has told lawmakers. Hogan made ...
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Unemployment driven by COVID-19 is continuing to surge, says Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Tiffany Robinson. Robinson told members of the legislature’s Joint COVID-19 Work Group Wednesday that her agency is seeing an unprecedented number of claims ...Read More »