Tag: Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
While mandating masks in schools to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has garnered some criticism, mandating vaccines for students and staff could very well turn out to be quite another ballgame, one of Maryland’s leading public health officials told a panel of state lawmakers on Monday afternoon.Read More
Sen. Ron Young said physical activity not only improves the health of children but also can improve their performance inside the classroom.Read More
Sen. Roy Dyson, vice chair of the Senate committee that handles election law, said Tuesday that he and Chair Joan Carter Conway would propose legislation to move the 2014 gubernatorial primary to the second Tuesday in July, rather than its traditional mid-September date.
The change is designed to help Maryland comply with the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE), the 2009 law that requires absentee ballots be sent to voters overseas and in the military 45 days before an election.Read More
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