Comptroller Peter Franchot told Deputy Labor Secretary David McGlone that frustrated unemployment claimants unable to get through to call centers have given up on trying to contact the Department of Labor and are instead reaching out to the comptroller’s office for assistance with a matter that is not part of that agency’s purview.Read More
Author: Meg Tully
Employers will need to examine policies surrounding COVID-19 vaccines as Delta variant infections are on the rise, and the 2022 Maryland races are shaping up with GOP Micheal Steele launching an exploratory committee and new candidates for AG, Senate.Read More
Three years after a mass shooting left five Capital Gazette employees dead, a jury finds Jarrod Ramos was sane during the attack and therefore criminally responsible. He will likely spend the rest of his life in prison.Read More
Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne Jones launched a redistricting commission that will guide the state through the once-in-a-decade process. The two Democrats preside over the General Assembly and included two Republicans on the commission, which plans to hold hearings around the state.Read More
State Roundup: Advocates call for pandemic help to continue in housing, unemployment, legal services
As the COVID state of emergency ends, advocates are arguing that economic effects linger and Marylanders need more help as they look for jobs, try to pay housing bills, and prepare for lawsuits on issues like consumer debt.Read More
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