Hogan to lead National Governor’s Association; Franchot for brewery Hysteria; Meals on Wheels funding cut; health department investigates parasite outbreak; cashless tolls coming; Baltimore approves ransomware attack funding; more cooling off called for before lawmakers become lobbyists; police settlement gag order debate continues; Frederick delegate Facebook blocking questioned; $15 billion in Baltimore transportation planning; Hagerstown I-81 funding rejected; Transportation planning for Washington region; Bmore police liability considered in court case; distilleries now able to serve cocktails; state education funding formula committee membership questioned; OHV park now open; discussion of MoCo sanctuary policies; Hoyer aid retires
Capital News Service gathered data from the 2019 legislative session and conducted an analysis to report on some of the most striking takeaways from the General Assembly. In the Senate and House of Delegates, 188 legislators introduced 2,497 bills, which includes 16 joint resolutions. Both chambers passed 866 bills, two of which were joint resolutions.
What should we make of the recent survey finding by the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) that 41% of the state’s teacher’s work a second job to make ends meet?