State Roundup, September 14, 2016

While members of Maryland’s judiciary call on legislators to ensure prompt mental health evaluations for defendants, state says it has almost eliminated the backlog of those in need; College Park, UMB join forces to create terrorism/counter terrorism studies in hopes of luring FB HQ to state; chairman of fracking study panel critical of Gov. Hogan’s stand on regulations; Hogan taps Gerald Clark to replace Anthony O’Donnell in the House; Frederick County Council begins tackling 2017 legislative agenda; and Prince George’s hopes to funnel some casino revenues to high schools.