A task force created by Maryland’s attorney general urged the General Assembly Monday to provide a right to counsel for low-income tenants in eviction proceedings and outlaw the courts’ statutory authority to order the arrest and possible jailing of people ...Read More »
Having a high school student serve as a voting member on the county school board upon election by fellow pupils violates the Maryland Constitution, Howard County public school parents seeking a safe resumption of in-class learning amid the pandemic stated ...Read More »
An expected surge in coronavirus cases has Gov. Larry Hogan and state health and hospital officials scrambling for as many as 3,000 additional workers. Hospitalizations in Maryland, already at or approaching record levels, are expected to climb in the coming ...
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A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a constitutional challenge to Gov. Larry Hogan’s safer at home orders, calling the governor’s directives a valid effort to achieve Maryland’s significant goal of protecting the public from the deadly COVID-19 virus. With her ...Read More »
Maryland’s attorney general Wednesday called for $22 million in state funds to assist financially strapped Marylanders in need of free legal representation in eviction, foreclosure and debt-collection proceedings amid a resurgent pandemic that has already created widespread economic hardship. Brian ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Existing residential foreclosure proceedings may resume and new foreclosure actions may be initiated beginning Jan. 4 under an executive order Gov. Larry Hogan issued Friday that includes protections for borrowers financially harmed by the pandemic. The order requires lenders or ...Read More »