Headlines from HJM: February 10, 2020

Punched by a Dixon campaign volunteer, Brandon Scott files charges

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
City Council President Brandon M. Scott was pushed and punched by a campaign volunteer for opponent Sheila Dixon outside a mayoral forum in Baltimore on Wednesday, according to Scott and a witness to the altercation.
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Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott says he filed for restraining order after alleged assault

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott says he has filed for a restraining order and criminal charges against the man who allegedly assaulted him outside a candidates’ forum Wednesday evening.
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Gov. Hogan appoints Emmet C. Davitt as anti-corruption prosecutor to Maryland Racing Commission

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed a former high-ranking anti-corruption prosecutor to the Maryland Racing Commission, filling a vacant seat on a body that has been under scrutiny in recent months.
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Too many bills, too little time, Md. Senate committee chair laments

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
he chair of one Senate committee is warning that an overload of bills will likely result in some not getting a vote before a deadline to send legislation to the House of Delegates.
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Bill Would Require More In-Depth Financial Disclosures from Hogan

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Prompted by a news report that raised questions about whether state transportation spending has benefitted the governor’s real estate holdings, a group of state lawmakers has introduced a measure to strengthen Maryland’s ethics law.
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Bills would carve exemptions for teen ‘sexting’ in Maryland

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
Teens could be exempted from Maryland’s child pornography laws in certain cases if the General Assembly passes any one of four bills filed this session.
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Hogan calls impeachment process ‘kind of a sham and a joke’

Publisher Name : Washington Post
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R), who considered a primary challenge to President Trump last year, said Friday that the impeachment process that ended with the president’s acquittal this week was “kind of a sham and a joke.”
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