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February 23, 2022

Lawmakers face pressure to pass mental health legislation

Credit: Roll Call, Sandhya Raman Lawmakers hope to produce legislation to address growing mental health and substance use needs this…

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February 22, 2022

Legislation aims to support small business owners with past criminal convictions

Credit: Frederick News-Post, Allison Novelo and Jordan Anderson When Altimont Mark Wilks returned to Hagerstown after two decades of incarceration,…

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February 22, 2022

Democratic leaders, including Md. lawmakers, back Biden’s sanctions on Russia for Ukraine invasion

Credit: Frederick News-Post, Capital News Service WASHINGTON – After President Biden announced the first round of sanctions on Russia Tuesday…

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February 16, 2022

Congressional Dems Ask MD Department Of Labor To Apply For Funds To Help Workers Navigate Unemployment

Credit: CBS Baltimore BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland’s congressional Democrats are urging the state labor department to apply for a federal grant…

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February 15, 2022

Maryland lawmakers pushing for USPS improvements

Credit: Local DVM, Katie Rhee BALTIMORE, Md. (WDVM) — COVID-19 has had a grip on the U.S. Postal Service since…

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February 14, 2022

U.S. House Oversight Panel Convenes in Baltimore as Postal Delays Persist

Credit: Maryland Matters, Bennett Leckrone Baltimore’s mail delivery rates have consistently been among worst in the country — and as…

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February 12, 2022

Sen. Cotton Knocks Harm Reduction Strategy Backed By Commission He Co-Chaired

Credit: Huff Post, Sara Boboltz This week, after Republicans successfully waged a misinformation campaign against a harm reduction technique for crack addicts,…

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February 11, 2022

A Bipartisan Group of Senators Is Pushing for Better Benefits for Federal Officers With PTSD

Credit: Government Executive, Eric Katz Federal law enforcement officers would become eligible for significant financial assistance if they contract post-traumatic…

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February 11, 2022

Feds Award Maryland $9.3M For Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Credit: CBS Baltimore BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland was awarded nearly $9.3 million in federal funding to build electric vehicle charging stations…

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February 08, 2022

Government commission: Synthetic drug trafficking a ‘national security’ emergency

Credit: POLITICO, Phelim Kine A government commission tasked with developing solutions to the U.S. synthetic opioid crisis called Tuesday for urgent action…

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