Maryland COVID-19 respnose

May 19, 2020

Little Italy eateries direct ire at Baltimore’s mayor

Giovanna Blatterman arrives at Café Gia, the restaurant she started with her daughter, by 5 a.m. every morning and drinks a cup of coffee before starting work. From her building on Eastern Avenue she watches construction work nearby continuing. Workers huddled together, talking and not wearing masks. Even the so-called “squeegee kids,” she said, approach […]

May 19, 2020

Hogan defends stay-at-home order in response to lawsuit

Gov. Larry Hogan defended his stay-at-home order for Marylanders against a legal attack from business owners, clergy and three fellow Republicans, calling the executive order “narrowly tailored” to achieve the state’s “compelling interest” of protecting the public from the deadly COVID-19 virus. In papers filed Monday in U.S. District Court, Hogan’s lawyers assailed the “hyperbolic [[...]

May 15, 2020

Md. counties take aim at state over coronavirus testing

Local officials are taking a page out of the national pandemic playbook, calling on state government to provide needed COVID-19 test kits and supplies before easing restrictions on daily life in their communities. Leaders of Maryland counties that have announced a delayed entry into phase one of a plan to reopen society and the economy […]

May 15, 2020

Thank you to all our nurses

“To be a fellow worker with God is the highest aspiration of which we can conceive man capable.” — Florence Nightingale, founder of the modern nursing profession (1820-1910) Florence Nightingale’s words echo the mission, vision and values of Ascension Saint Agnes nurses as they answer the call to serve our community with an incredible strength […]

May 14, 2020

Md. metro counties keeping most COVID restrictions in place

Most of Maryland’s major metro jurisdictions say they’ll extend restrictions designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 despite the governor’s announcement that on Friday he is lifting a statewide stay-at-home order. County executives throughout the Baltimore and Washington metro areas said they won’t be comfortable loosening those constraints until their jurisdictions meet [...]

May 14, 2020

Md.’s projected revenue losses for this year are scaled back

Maryland will likely avoid the worst-case revenue projections for this year made at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the long-term outlook remain gloomy. The latest projections from the Board of Revenue Estimates are a significant departure from the $2.8 billion revenue decline that was forecast just a month ago. Revised projections now call for a […]

May 11, 2020

Maryland attorney general defends governor’s COVID-19 orders

Maryland's Democratic attorney general is defending Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's executive orders to combat the coronavirus pandemic in a legal filing in federal court.

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