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Tag Archives: Maryland Department of Human Resources

Md. agency cancels contract after death of teen girl

A state agency is transferring developmentally disabled youths and canceling its contract with a for-profit Delaware company after the death of a 15-year-old Maryland girl. Katherine Morris, a spokeswoman for the Maryland Department of Human Resources, said the contract with AdvoServ ...

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O’Malley names new information technology head

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has named a new secretary of the Maryland Department of Information Technology. The governor announced Thursday that Isabel FitzGerald will lead the department. FitzGerald has been the deputy secretary for operations at the Maryland Department ...

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DHR to expedite thousands of Medicaid requests

The Maryland Department of Human Resources has revamped its review process and will eliminate a backlog of more than 5,000 Medicaid applications by mid-January under an out-of-court settlement announced this week. The changes come ahead of federal regulations designed to hasten the provision of health insurance to low-income, disabled Marylanders, the agency said Tuesday.

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Leonard Howie named new DLLR secretary

Leonard J. Howie III, an experienced manager who has worked in high administrative capacities at several Maryland executive-branch agencies, has been appointed secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation by Gov. Martin O’Malley. He will take over the ...

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Week in review: 10/14/11

More offshore wind leases? Gov. Martin O’Malley said Tuesday in Baltimore that his administration is working on an offshore wind energy bill after one that would have required utilities to enter into long-term contracts was shelved during the last legislative session. ...

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