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Maryland law would promote unusual sports

House Bill 444 plans to earmark a fund for expanded recreational opportunities.

Motorsports in Maryland set for a restart after tough 2020

After a rough 2020 season that saw races without fans or cancelled outright, Maryland’s motorsports facilities have a new lease on life.

Md. mental health facilities will have to report sexual abuse

A Maryland bill would require all mental health facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and harassment to state agencies within 24 hours.

Maryland expands vaccine rollout as variants increase

Maryland is expanding its vaccine rollout just as the country faces what Gov. Larry Hogan, R, described as a “race between variants and vaccines.”

Expansive COVID-19 bill advancing in Maryland Legislature

A bill that would require the Maryland Department of Health to create and implement a two-year plan for COVID-19 recovery by June 1, among other measures, is nearing passage in the Maryland General Assembly.

Hogan announces $3.9 billion in Rescue Act funding

Unemployment Insurance and Broadband Access in Maryland could be strengthened thanks to assistance from the American Rescue Plan, according to Gov. Larry Hogan, R. Hogan made the announcement during a press conference on Wednesday to detail where $3.9 billion in…

Bill alters gun storage requirements for unsupervised minors

A bill in Maryland that would establish additional prohibitions and increased penalties for an unsupervised child to access a firearm was introduced at the state’s General Assembly.

Maryland law would ban hate symbols in public schools

House bill specifically names Confederate flags, swastikas and nooses to be disallowed.

Baltimore City residents press for tax sale relief

Some low-income homeowners in Baltimore may be at risk of losing their homes due to the city’s tax sale system and the ongoing burdens of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bill adding mental health callback services advances in Md. amid COVID-19 pandemic

Aiming to alleviate the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maryland General Assembly is advancing a bill creating a powerful tool to provide residents with enhanced mental health services. SB719, also known as the Thomas Bloom Raskin Act, would require…