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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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Judge upholds PPP bankruptcy ban against Annapolis firm

The U.S. Small Business Administration lawfully rejected Tradeways Ltd.’s request for a paycheck protection loan because the Annapolis-based defense company’s owner is seeking bankruptcy protection, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander called the SBA’s prohibition ...

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Hogan calls orders’ challenge moot, negated by high court

A constitutional challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s safer-at-home orders has been rendered moot by a relaxation in his pandemic-compelled directives and negated by a U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding restrictions on attendance at houses of worship amid the COVID-19 virus, ...

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State opposes Green, Libertarian bid for petition relief

The State Board of Elections has urged a federal court to reject the Green and Libertarian parties’ request to be relieved of Maryland’s requirement that they collect thousands more signatures to place their candidate’s names on November’s general election ballot, ...

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