Headlines from HJM: April 6, 2020

Commentary: Rent Waiver Unnecessary and Ill-Advised

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
In her March 30 Maryland Matters commentary, Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins commends Governor Hogan for prohibiting evictions and utility shutoffs during the current COVID-19 crisis.
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Council to call on city to appeal incinerator ruling

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
A federal judge had ruled that Baltimore’s Clean Air Act undermined the authority of the state and federal governments
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Foreclosures, Repossessions Restricted With New Executive Order

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) signed an executive order extending financial protections for homeowners and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday.
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Medical cannabis sales spiked during first few weeks of COVID-19 outbreak

Publisher Name : Bethesda Magazine
Medical cannabis sales at Montgomery County dispensaries and an apothecary rose rapidly last month during the first few weeks of the coronavirus disease pandemic, according to area shops.
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BGE, Constellation, Exelon donate $1M for COVID-19 response

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
BGE, Constellation and Exelon Friday made a commitment of $1 million to Maryland relief organizations and small businesses.
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After nursing home outbreaks, Hogan issues order requiring protective equipment for staff

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
81 nursing homes in Maryland have reported coronavirus cases
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Pandemic delays Preakness Stakes, cancels InfieldFest

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The Maryland Jockey Club officially postponed the running of the 145th Preakness Stakes that was set for Baltimore next month.
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Hogan issues nursing home mandates for COVID-19

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Guidance on protecting employees and residents of nursing homes in Maryland from COVID-19 is now mandatory under an executive order issued by Gov. Larry Hogan.
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Primary Preview: Trying to Unseat the Second Most Powerful Democrat in the House

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
It wasn’t until Mckayla Wilkes felt that she had been personally harmed by the policies supported by U.S. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.), that she considered running for his seat.
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Read Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s Statement About Her Missing Daughter and Grandson

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Here is the full statement released Friday night by former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, whose daughter, Maeve Townsend McKean and grandson Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean have been missing on the Chesapeake Bay since Thursday:
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After break due to virus, Baltimore City Council will resume Monday. Here’s how you can participate.

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
After a brief suspension due to the new coronavirus outbreak, the Baltimore City Council will reconvene remotely Monday.
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With coronavirus at more than 80 nursing homes in Maryland, Gov. Hogan increases protective measures

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
With confirmed cases of the new coronavirus found in over 80 nursing homes across the state, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued an emergency order Sunday aimed at curbing the spread of the illness in such facilities, many of which have been ravaged by similar outbreaks across the country.
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Has the coronavirus hit your staff? Here’s what employers need to know.

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
Has the coronavirus hit your staff? Here’s what employers need to know.
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