MD AG Frosh Joins Two Multi-state Briefs in Defense of Emergency Care Including Abortion


Maryland AG Brian Frosh has joined a multi-state coalition of 21 attorneys general in filing briefs supporting the federal government in two actions in which women’s right to emergency healthcare are threatened – including abortion. One is against Texas’ attempt to broadly exempt abortion care from emergency healthcare. Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe…

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Del. Auditor Announces Creation Of National Unemployment Insurance Audit Template


Early in the pandemic, when jobs were lost by the millions and unemployment benefits were enhanced, the door to potential fraud was opened. Now, a group of state auditors, including Delaware’s Kathy McGuiness, want to determine the extent of the problem and develop proposed solutions. McGuiness recently told WGMD News that a national unemployment insurance…

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UPDATED: 2nd DE Wildland Fire Crew Battling Copper Mountain Fire


UPDATED – 8-13-18 – Twenty wildland firefighters from Delaware are part of 137 personnel battling the Copper Mountain Fire, a 180-acre blaze located four miles east of Eastport, Idaho on the Canadian border.  Michael A. Valenti of Dover, Delaware’s state forester and crew boss, reports that “firefighters are working in rough terrain and completing very long…

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Maryland Wildfire Firefighters Headed West


A 20-member fire crew from Maryland has been sent out west to help battle wildfires for two weeks.  The Maryland team will join 5 other crews from the Mid-Atlantic in Idaho where they’ll receive their assignments.  The crew includes firefighters from the Maryland Forest Service, Park Service and Wildlife and Heritage Service and three volunteers…

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