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Rutherford: Holt “off the reservation” on lead poisoning comments

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford publicly rebuked Department of Housing and Community Development Sec. Kenneth C. Holt for statements made a day earlier in which the agency head repeated an anecdote told to him about mothers that may use lead fishing weights to intentionally poison their children to get housing benefits.

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Court of Appeals orders new lead-paint trial

The judge presiding over a lead-paint poisoning trial should not have told the jury that the tenant had a duty to keep the property “in a clean and sanitary condition,” Maryland’s highest court held Monday. The Court of Appeals ordered ...

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