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Court overturns contempt ruling against Md. Health Department officials

Acting state Health Secretary Dennis R. Schrader speaks to reporters outside Baltimore City Circuit Court in September of 2017 after a judge found him and three other state officials in contempt. (Bryan P. Sears/The Daily Record)

A Maryland appeals court Wednesday overturned a civil contempt of court ruling against five state Health Department officials for failing to comply with a judge’s order to admit criminal defendants to a mental health facility. The Court of Special Appeals ...

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These 58 Maryland businesses got work health promotion awards

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This month, 58 employers were recognized by the Maryland Department of Health as “Healthiest Maryland Businesses Wellness at Work” awardees for accomplishments in worksite health promotion. Any Maryland employer who is a member of the state’s initiative to support healthy ...

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Bill addresses questions about Md. hiring policy

ANNAPOLIS — Concerns about a possible hiring-policy change at the Maryland Department of Health involving Gov. Larry Hogan’s appointments office prompted legislation that would add more oversight to enforce laws enacted by the state more than a decade ago. Former ...

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Contempt ruling prompts Shea’s call for Schrader resignation

Jim Shea discusses his plan to run for governor at  The Daily Record offices. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

A Democratic candidate for governor is calling for the resignation of Dennis Schrader following a hearing in which the state’s secretary of health and four other officials were held in contempt of court. Jim Shea, the former chair of Venable ...

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Peters, Schrader moved to new posts as legal battle continues

Dennis Schrader and Wendi Peters

Two embattled state appointees have been reassigned in an attempt to restore their paychecks and resolve, at least in part, a standoff between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic leaders in the legislature. Wendi Peters and Dennis Schrader, the acting ...

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