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Gambling risks for youth may be taught in Md. high schools

January 21, 2021 By: Patrick Hauf Read the full article here. Capital News Service — Maryland high schools may soon be required to adopt a curriculum on gambling addiction, depending on the fate of one bill in the state legislature. SB0243,[...]

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January 21, 2021 By: Suzanne Pollock Read the full article here. A local eight-year-old is no stranger to doing good deeds and for getting local and attention attention. Cavanaugh Bell of Gaithersburg received the spotlight treatment during Wednesday night’s “Celebrating America” television[...]

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5 environmental bills to watch during 2021 Maryland Legislative Session

January 19, 2021 By: Julia Rentsch Read the full article here. In a 90-day session characterized by distanced meetings, earlier deadlines and restricted visiting procedures for COVID-19 safety, the Maryland General Assembly will hear a slate of environmental bills that[...]

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State Election Officials Recommend More Drop-Off Boxes for Ballots in 2022

January 15, 2021 By: Bennett Leckrone Read the full article here. A ballot drop-off box for the June primary outside the Edward Bohrer Recreation Center in Gaithersburg. File photo As lawmakers float ambitious election reforms including permanently expanding mail-in voting,[...]

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Maryland legislature gets down to the ‘people’s business’ with less pomp, more reflection on 2021 opening day

January 13, 2021 By: Pamela Wood and Bryn Stole Read the full article here.  In the midst of a turbulent time in American politics and with the coronavirus pandemic raging, Maryland’s state lawmakers convened their annual legislative session Wednesday. The[...]

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A Legislative Session Like No Other

January 13, 2021 By: Josh Kurtz, Bennett Leckrone, and Danielle E. Gaines Read the full article here.  The Maryland State House on Tuesday. Lawyers Mall, which has been closed for two years, hasn’t quite reopened yet, but it will soon.[...]

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Hogan’s Latest Redistricting Gambit: A 9-Member Commission

January 12, 2021 By: Josh Kurtz Read the full article here.  Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) listens to retired federal judge Alexander Williams Jr. during a State House news conference Tuesday on redistricting reform. Photo by Jack Andrucyk/Executive Office[...]

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As Fresh Debate Over Repeal of State Song Looms, Several Contenders Emerge to Replace It

January 8, 2021 By: Louis Peck Read the full article here. U.S. Rep. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Md.) spent last summer’s congressional recess focused on notes rather than votes –musical notes, that is. At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic several[...]

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