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The Montgomery County Literacy Council is taking an intergenerational approach to helping adults with low-levels of literacy learn English -- through the help of their children.
The expiration of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act puts Maryland food stamp recipients at risk of losing a portion of their benefits.
The recognition of same-sex marriage in Maryland sheds light on the checkerboard of marriage laws across the nation, which poses a threat to the legal parentage for married couples that leave their state lines.
It took Doug and Chris Maulden-Locke eight months to get through pre-adoption background checks and an extensive home study and just 10 days to find a baby to adopt. But the same-sex couple wasn’t sure what would happen when they went before a Montgomery County judge in February.
Despite a drop in unintended pregnancy rates over the last decade, Maryland officials are working to further lower the rate.