Maryland added 10,200 jobs in October while the state's unemployment rate increased from 7.2% to 7.8%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning.
Supreme Court Justice Alito in his warning that in academia there is a level of intolerance that leads to "harassment and intolerance [of law school students] if they say anything that departs from the law school orthodoxy" is equally true of conservative faculty and students at public colleges and universities throughout the United States, as well as my own Towson University.
Looking at the unofficial results of the 2020 presidential election in Maryland, one thing is clear: The more things change, the more they stay the same. As of Thursday morning, 23 of 24 jurisdictions had opted for the same party that they chose in the 2016 election.
Senate President Bill Ferguson, D-Baltimore on Friday released an operational plan for how the Senate will conduct the next session during the ongoing pandemic, including how health checks, voting procedures and public testimony will be conducted.
Earlier this year, the state legislature unanimously voted 47-0 to pass a comprehensive framework for sports betting. Following that, state lawmakers asked Maryland voters via referendum on the 2020 election ballot to vote yes or no on whether they wanted the state to legalize betting on sports.