Md. Medevac Services Saved From Budget Cuts

Maryland will keep all of its State Police Aviation Command bases open, after considering closing one base due to budget reductions that were approved by the Board of Public Works. Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow Jones III say negotiations with state budget officials ensured that funding would be available. “For…

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Md. GOP Lawmakers Weigh In On Bar, Restaurant Guidelines

MD State Capitol

Governor Larry Hogan is being urged to refrain from restoring previous restrictions on Maryland bars and restaurants that were in place for weeks during the pandemic. Republican lawmakers including State Senator Mary Beth Carozza have written to the Governor, stating that it is a misplaced assumption that the increasingly high rate of positive cases in…

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Senator Carozza Joins with Mayor Meehan to Take Action to Protect Ocean City after Weekend of Destruction

Mary Beth Carozza

Senator Mary Beth Carozza (District 38) is vowing to work with Ocean City officials, law enforcement, her colleagues in the legislature, and the Hogan Administration to take action in response to the havoc and destruction caused by H2Oi participants in Ocean City Maryland last weekend. “I join with Mayor Meehan and all our community stakeholders,…

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Maryland Senate Passes “Fight for 15” Minimum Wage Bill

MD Senate Chamber

On Wednesday, the Maryland State Senate passed legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour by 2025, in a 32-13 vote along party lines. The bill, which has already passed in the House of Delegates calls for a gradual, incremental increase in the State’s minimum wage over the next six…

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Maryland Teachers “March for our Schools” in Annapolis

Public school teachers from across the state of Maryland, including the Eastern Shore rallied at the State Capitol in Annapolis on Monday evening, pushing for changes in the way public schools are funded. The Maryland State Educators Association says it’s goal is to “end the $2.9 billion funding gap impacting Maryland’s schools — an average…

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