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 »
Eye on Annapolis
The Daily Record's Maryland state government blog
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 »
The chairman of the Maryland Republican Party and his wife, an Anne Arundel County Council member, say they will spend $10,000 on meals at local restaurants and caterers to ease some of the financial pressures brought on by the response to COVID-19.Read More »
Maryland’s governor and top tax collector are making it easier to get an alcoholic beverage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Wednesday, both Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot have announced an easing of regulations and enforcements on alcohol sales ...
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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland took a major step toward legalizing sports betting after a House committee adopted changes to a bill that could send the issue to voters in November. The House of Delegates voted 125-2 late Tuesday night to approve ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Lawmakers and employees at the State House will see a relatively unfamiliar sight when they arrive Monday — additional military and police. At least three military vehicles were parked along State Circle near the Capitol, and a marked ...Read More »