Headlines from HJM: April 3, 2020

Hogan to Sign Two Bills to Expand Telehealth Friday

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) plans to sign two bills Friday that would make it easier for doctors and other medical professionals to use telehealth when they’re treating patients, a spokesman said.
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State Extends Health Care Sign-up Again. Here’s What You Need to Know

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
As part of the state government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Maryland Health Connection opened a new special enrollment period on March 1 for uninsured Marylanders to sign up for health care coverage.
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Brown Presides Over Historic Stimulus Package Vote

Publisher Name : AFRO
Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D- District 4) has been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle.
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Hogan to sign bills to make telehealth easier in Maryland

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will sign into law two bills that make it easier for medical professionals to use telehealth to treat patients.
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Council might suspend 5-cent carryout bag tax during pandemic

Publisher Name : Bethesda Magazine
The Montgomery County Council might suspend the county’s carryout bag tax to help slow the spread of the coronavirus during the pandemic,
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FIRST ON FOX:Sharp Words from Comptroller over City Directive

Publisher Name : Fox 45 News
A tug of war is developing at city hall between two of Baltimore's most powerful officials.
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Restaurants trying to survive on takeout and delivery face a complicated calculation

Publisher Name : Washington Business Journal
The restaurant association estimates a quarter of restaurants will shutter.
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Maryland election board reverses course on mail-only June primary, recommends limited in-person voting

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Yielding to pressure from voting rights advocates, the Maryland Board of Elections reversed itself Thursday, recommending the state offer at least one in-person voting center in each county for the June 2 primary despite concerns about the new coronavirus outbreak.
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Why coronavirus rent relief isn't a one-size-fits-all situation

Publisher Name : Washington Business Journal
Don't be afraid to ask, but don't expect a handout, one landlord says.
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Coronavirus Closings: MTA Temporarily Ending 11 Bus Routes Due To Major Drop In Ridership

Publisher Name : CBS Baltimore
Nearly a dozen bus routes in the Baltimore area are being temporarily suspended due to significant drops in ridership brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
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