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Poll finds Md. Republicans more likely to decline vaccine

The Goucher College Poll also found that Marylanders are not anticipating a quick resolution to the pandemic despite having three vaccines on the market.
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Republicans in Maryland are more likely than Black residents to refuse a vaccine, according to a new Goucher College Poll released Monday. The poll found that while Black respondents are slightly more hesitant than white residents to be vaccinated, overall ...

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Hogan submits $74M supplemental budget focused on Md. employee bonuses

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks Nov. 10, 2020 in Annapolis. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Gov. Larry Hogan Monday submitted a $74.1 million supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that provides a $1,000 bonus for all state employees. These bonuses are made possible in part by the early and aggressive budget actions taken last year ...

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Md. liquor bills hit roadblocks in the House

One of the bills rejected by a Maryland House committee would have allowed beer and wine sales in grocery stores in areas that are regarded as food deserts. (AP Photo/John Gress)

Two liquor bills that would expand the sale of alcohol in Maryland were struck down by a House of Delegates subcommittee on Friday. The first of the two bills, both of which were sponsored by Del. Lily Qi, D-Montgomery, would have ...

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College athletes could be paid for endorsements under Md. bill

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, McDonogh high school football lineman Jordan McNair watches from the sideline during a game in McDonogh, Maryland. McNair collapsed on the field and subsequently died of heatstroke.  (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

College athletes could be allowed to profit off of their name, image and likeness, and would be better protected under a bill that passed the Maryland House of Delegates this week. HB0125 and its cross-file, SB0439, with sponsors Del. Brooke ...

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Bill would give BWI employees the right to be rehired

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In the latest effort to assure that laid-off hospitality workers are able to return to their jobs post-pandemic, labor activists are supporting a bill that would mandate private-sector employees at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport be allowed to return to their ...

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Maryland General Assembly targets suicide prevention

Maryland state house. (File)

A rise in suicides and concerns about police interactions with those threatening to self-harm have prompted legislation in Maryland that would ease costs for certain treatment and require more training for law enforcement.

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More than $1M in grants available from Opioid Workforce Innovation Fund

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Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson Thursday announced the department will begin accepting applications for the Opioid Workforce Innovation Fund (OWIF). The OWIF provides support to local organizations as they develop innovative solutions that lead to improved employment outcomes for ...

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Cuomo apologizes for behavior, brushes off calls to step down

In this image taken from video, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference Wednesday in which he apologized for what he termed insensitive and unintentionally offensive behavior. (Office of the NY Governor via AP)

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to remain in office in the face of sexual harassment allegations that have weakened his support and led to calls for his resignation, he said Wednesday. The Democratic governor, speaking somberly ...

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Md. Senate passes police reform proposals; attention shifts to House

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The Maryland Senate on Wednesday passed police reform proposals to curtail excessive force, limit no-knock warrants, prevent departments from acquiring military equipment, mandate body cameras, make the police disciplinary process transparent and uniform and empower the state prosecutor to investigate ...

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