The rate of reported COVID-19 cases in the state saw an uptick during September. Sept. 11 saw the highest recorded case rate in Maryland, with 6.64 cases per 100,000 people. Case rates have seen a gradual decline since then, but are still sitting above rates during the summer months.Read More
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore said if he is elected and is forced to deal with a harsh coronavirus resurgence this upcoming winter his administration will “follow the science” and make decisions without political considerations when crafting a plan to respond to the outbreak.Read More
Del. Cox’s conspiratorial Covid lawsuit shot down: Hogan did not overstep use of emergency health powers in the pandemic
Del. Cox has taken his claims of Hogan malfeasance to the courtroom, too. And that’s why it should not pass without notice that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in an unsigned May 9 ruling without oral argument, upheld the dismissal by federal judge Catherine Blake of a Cox lawsuit claiming that Hogan had overstepped the law and the constitution in his use of emergency health powers in the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Homeschooling, private school enrollment increase as public enrollment decreases during COVID pandemic
But in the spring of 2020, the face of education changed drastically throughout the United States as the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the country. The MHA anticipated increasing numbers of homeschooling parents, but the 53.6% increase that came was “unprecedented,” Keener said.Read More
While we all have high hopes for the new year, our country and state remain in the throes of COVID-19. The new omicron variant has spread quickly across Maryland, dominating total caseloads and setting hospitalization records.Read More
Leave it to the Montgomery County Council and County Executive to be behind the curve! Currently pending before the council is a proposal to mandate a Vaccine Passport for gaining entrance and service in designated business across the county.Read More
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said Wednesday that he is very concerned about the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in both the jurisdiction that he leads and throughout Maryland.Read More
This year also saw the General Assembly pass landmark police reform legislation over Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto, which added fuel to ongoing debates between the administration and Democratic lawmakers about how to address violent crime in Baltimore City.Read More
The additional measures include the prioritization of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients and others who are critically ill, the adjustment of capacity limits, the redeployment of staff, and the reduction of elective procedures.Read More
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich Wednesday said he is concerned that the recent COVID-19 surge could get even worse over the upcoming holiday weekend and urged residents to follow recommended safety protocols so as to help limit the spread of the virus.Read More
Maryland’s economy gained 8,400 jobs in November and the state’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.7% to 5.4%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning.Read More
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