Democrats in Congress press Biden to extend COVID-related prisoner releases

Maryland lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to extend home confinement for prisoners once the COVID pandemic eases.

Facebook needs regulation, experts say, but they see roadblocks

Some are skeptical that lawmakers will act and, if they do, whether the pace of policy can parallel the ever-changing technology.

Hogan proposes $150 million for increased Maryland police funding

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on Friday announced police and public-safety funding proposals, which drew criticism from Democratic members of the Legislature.

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Annapolis

More non-prescription meds are coming to vending machines

Vending machines in Maryland can now stock everything from allergy relief to some contraception along with candy or chips under a new state law.

Hogan proposes $150 million for increased Maryland police funding

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on Friday announced police and public-safety funding proposals, which drew criticism from Democratic members of the Legislature.

Maryland hiring new superintendent for juvenile facilities

A new superintendent is being hired to help manage Maryland’s schools for troubled youth, starting in January.

Thousands of Marylanders face animal bites and rabies exposure each year

Each year an average of 13,000 animal bites are reported in Maryland, according to data collected by the Maryland Department of Health from 2015 to 2019, and those who are bitten can face an expensive treatment to prevent contracting the fatal virus.

Essential and Exposed

Washington D.C.

Maryland needs to do more to enforce anti-lead laws, advocates say

WASHINGTON – Although Maryland prides itself on thorough lead risk and reduction regulations, some advocates are calling on the state to boost spending on those programs and improve enforcement.  The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new lead training and prevention…

Democrats in Congress press Biden to extend COVID-related prisoner releases

Maryland lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to extend home confinement for prisoners once the COVID pandemic eases.

Facebook needs regulation, experts say, but they see roadblocks

Some are skeptical that lawmakers will act and, if they do, whether the pace of policy can parallel the ever-changing technology.

Facebook whistleblower testifies before members of the Senate

Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen fielded questions and shared insight into Facebook’s daily routines at the media giant.

Nowhere To Go

Maryland

More non-prescription meds are coming to vending machines

Vending machines in Maryland can now stock everything from allergy relief to some contraception along with candy or chips under a new state law.

Hogan proposes $150 million for increased Maryland police funding

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on Friday announced police and public-safety funding proposals, which drew criticism from Democratic members of the Legislature.

Maryland is seeing an increase in precipitation, sea level and flooding

The Capital News Service Digital Bureau analyzed data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, finding an increase of precipitation in the state of Maryland over the last two decades.

Media Watch: The Gabby Petito Disappearance

Student media reporters analyze network coverage of the Gabby Petito disappearance.

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