The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Tuesday heard testimony on legislation that would allow physicians assisted suicide under certain conditions. The bill faced a hearing in a House committee last week.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order in 2016, requiring Maryland’s public schools to begin classes after Labor Day. Now, Maryland senators are pushing back, approving legislation giving local public school boards throughout the state the authority, again, to determine the start and end date of the schools in their county. The measure now moves on to the House.
Students came from across the state, missing school for the day, so that they could meet with lawmakers in Annapolis. They were all part of the Council of American Private Education (CAPE) annual Advocacy Day promoting its BOOST program. With help from the state, the BOOST program provides scholarships to students to help cover the cost the attending the state’s nonpublic schools.
Family and friends are remembering fallen Officer Jacai Colson of Prince George’s County after he died in a friendly fire.
Blacksmithing may not be a popular hobby in the 21st century, but a special club in Anne Arundel County is continuing to hammer away at this centuries-old craft.