Md. Board of Ed. Votes To End School Mask Mandate


The Maryland State Board of Education voted Tuesday to rescind the statewide school mask mandate effective next Tuesday, March 1st. The decision is subject to approval of the Maryland General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive and Legislative Review. “I want to thank the State Board of Education for heeding our call to rescind its…

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Md. GOP Lawmakers Unveil Election Security Bills


Election integrity” is the goal of several bills unveiled by the Maryland General Assembly Joint Republican Caucus Thursday. One measure would prohibit the mass-mailing of unrequested absentee ballots. Under another bill, voters would be required to present identification at the polls to verify their name and mailing address with an election judge. A voter would…

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Controversy Swirls Around Md. Legislative Redistricting Votes


The Maryland House of Delegates has approved new maps for legislative districts that were produced by the General Assembly’s Legislative Redistricting Advisory Commission. Republican lawmakers made a final attempt Thursday to get support for maps produced by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission, a panel that was appointed by Governor Larry Hogan in early 2021. Fair…

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