Headlines from HJM: April 28, 2020

Baltimore appeals decision striking down city’s Clean Air Act

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Baltimore is challenging a federal judge’s decision to strike down a municipal clean air law that could have shuttered two incinerators within the city limits.
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Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon launches first TV ad as she seeks return to office

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Stressing her record driving down crime in Baltimore, former Mayor Sheila Dixon on Monday released the first television ad of her campaign to return to office.
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Maryland has not yet paid day-care providers for watching children of essential workers

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Maryland has not paid providers who have been caring for the children of nurses, police officers and other essential personnel for weeks.
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Maryland prepares for unprecedented test of mail-in voting amid pandemic

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
The late Maryland congressman Elijah E. Cummings’s 92-year-old mother begged him, as she lay dying, to protect the fundamental right to vote above all else, he told a congressional committee last year.
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Md. Lawmaker Talks Politics, ‘Dumb Bills’ and the Generation Gap in Podcast

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
One of the most voluble conservative members of the Maryland General Assembly is having his say beyond the State House, in a weekly podcast called “Mark and the Millennials.”
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Business Survival Tips: Resources available to help during COVID-19 pandemic

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Maryland Secretary of Commerce Kelly Schulz said it has been inspiring to see how businesses have changed to meet customer demand and to provide help to their communities, including making masks and providing hand sanitizer to first responders.
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Virus reshapes special contest for Maryland seat in Congress

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Maryland was holding a special election with just three polling centers open Tuesday to decide between Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik in a congressional race dramatically reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic.
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What’s at Stake in the Special Election: ‘We’re Going to Learn a Lot’

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Officially, the special congressional election in Maryland’s 7th District Tuesday pits former Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D) against conservative commentator Kimberly Klacik (R) for the right to finish the term of the late Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D).
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County starts awarding business, nonprofit grants from $25 million emergency fund

Publisher Name : Bethesda Magazine
Nearly 6,900 applications came in before Saturday cutoff
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COMMENTARY: MARYLAND GOVERNORS HAVE OVERCOME CRISES BEFORE

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
Our current battle with coronavirus, and its multiple layers of impacts on our lives, takes me back to the dramatic challenges our state faced during my two tours of duty in the governor’s press office in the 1990s.
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Under pressure, Maryland to post data on coronavirus at nursing homes, which account for most COVID-19 deaths in some counties

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Amid pressure from families, patient advocates and the nursing home industry itself, Maryland said Monday that it will begin releasing data on coronavirus infections and deaths at long-term care facilities this week.
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Maryland banks complain of blocked access to new round of relief funding for small-business clients during pandemic

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Many of the small businesses in Maryland that had waited in limbo for a new round of federal coronavirus relief loans were still waiting after the program reopened Monday.
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