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Tag Archives: Brian Frosh

General Assembly will consider right to counsel for tenants, lawmakers say

The Maryland General Assembly will consider legislation this coming session that would give financially strapped tenants facing potential eviction a right to counsel at their court hearings, leaders of the legislature’s two judiciary committees said Tuesday. Funding for the legal ...

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Md. Legal Services reports nearly $7M drop, cites pandemic

Maryland’s chief provider of grants to groups offering free legal aid to low-income residents faces a nearly $7 million pandemic-driven shortfall, the executive director of the Maryland Legal Services Corp. said Thursday. To recover the losses, MLSC will try to ...

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Frosh lauds passage of bill to end license suspensions for inability to pay

The Motor Vehicle Administration can no longer suspend the driver’s licenses of motorists who fail to pay a traffic fine due to their lack of funds under legislation the General Assembly passed unanimously and sent to Gov. Larry Hogan before ...

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Frosh penalizes burger chain, alleges failure to disclose financial information

A nationwide chain of burger restaurants has been ordered to stop selling franchises in Maryland after it allegedly failed to disclose required information about its financial status, the Maryland Office of the Attorney General announced Friday. The Attorney General’s Office ...

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Indicted jail officers faced earlier excessive force claims

When a prisoner shattered glass panes in a control center at a Baltimore jail, the staff summoned a paramilitary-style tactical team to help quell the disturbance. Some inmates used pieces of shirts or bedsheets to hide their faces.

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Some Chesapeake Bay states fighting EPA clean water rule rollback

WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency revoked two regulations last month dealing with clean water and air that present conflicting positions from the Trump Administration over the role states should play in protecting their own natural resources. The first came ...

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Frosh, Trump spar over ruling’s effect on emoluments case

A federal appeals court decision reviving hoteliers’ and restaurateurs’ claims of unconstitutional competition from President Donald Trump’s New York City properties has sparked controversy between attorneys for Maryland and the president over what the ruling means for the state’s similar ...

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