Gov. Larry Hogan Tuesday announced the Maryland Department of Labor has awarded more than $2.8 million to assist businesses and organizations creating and expanding apprenticeship opportunities in Maryland. Through innovative funding tools, Maryland is investing in the state’s future workforce ...Read More »
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announced plans to introduce prevailing wage and local hiring legislation to support Baltimore County’s workforce and ensure workers hired for county-funded capital improvement projects receive competitive and fair wages. Baltimore County would join the state ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A former U.S. education secretary and potential candidate for governor of Maryland in 2022 announced a new political group in the state on Monday that includes other alumni of former President Barack Obama’s administration. John King, Jr., who ...Read More »
Baltimore County’s council has passed reforms to its police department’s use of force policies, including legislation that bans chokeholds and adds additional oversight measures. The council passed 6-1 on Monday the SMART Policing Act, which limits the Baltimore County Police ...
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Prince George’s County government should be prepared to overhaul some of its functions as it deals with an ongoing pandemic, according to recommendations made by a panel appointed by County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. That panel, the Prince George’s Forward Task ...Read More »
Local election boards in Maryland could soon begin counting absentee ballots for the 2020 presidential election under emergency regulations put in place because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Those regulations, previously drafted by state election officials, were reviewed Friday by ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential election. Trump, who ...
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The number of new unemployment claims in Maryland jumped nearly 70% one week after posting the lowest figure of the coronavirus pandemic. The 15,444 new claims for the week ending Sept. 26 represents the largest number of new filings since nearly ...
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