Biased landlords ignore disability rights, uphold segregation, activists say

WASHINGTON — Disability, race, gender, mental illness, and criminal history are used by landlords against low-income renters to deny access to public housing. That’s according to Lydia Brown, a fellow with Washington’s Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health…

Maryland senators vote against DeVos confirmation

WASHINGTON – Elisabeth “Betsy” DeVos on Tuesday was confirmed narrowly by the Senate as the secretary of education after Vice President Mike Pence cast an historic, tie-breaking vote, but Maryland’s two senators opposed her, warning she was not qualified. Maryland…

Spay Neuter: Legislators Propose Bill to Reduce Homeless Animal Problem

ANNAPOLIS — Supporters of legislation creating a special fund to support spay/neuter services in the state through a surcharge on registration fees paid by the makers of pet food sold in Maryland, made their case before the House Environmental Matters Committee Thursday.

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