Headlines from HJM: February 7, 2020

A workman-like Q&A for 23 candidates for mayor

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Education, food deserts, housing and police spending were on the agenda at last night’s mayoral forum. Missing in action: the office’s current occupant.
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Delegate introduces legislation seeking more information about Hogan’s real estate business

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
A Montgomery County state delegate introduced legislation Thursday targeting information about Gov. Larry Hogan’s real estate holdings, seeking greater disclosure of what properties the governor owns and a requirement that future statewide officeholders either place their businesses in a blind trust or get rid of them.
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Maryland lawmakers file ‘groundbreaking,’ expensive bill for sweeping overhaul of state’s public schools

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
Maryland lawmakers filed a “groundbreaking” but expensive 199-page bill Thursday that would mean a sweeping overhaul of the state’s public schools ― boosting teacher pay, expanding vocational training and funding additional services for children in the poorest communities.
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Measure would ban flavored tobacco, vaping products in Md.

Publisher Name : Daily Record
Maryland could become the second state in the nation to impose a total ban on flavored tobacco and vaping products under a bill supported by two powerful Democrats in the House of Delegates.
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Bill Would Extend Deadline for Gubernatorial Candidates to Pick Running Mates

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland gubernatorial candidates could choose their running mates after the primary election instead of designating them when they file to run for governor, if the Maryland General Assembly and voters approve a proposed change to election law.
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Crush of Bills Is Unmanageable, Lawmakers Warn

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
There is growing consensus in Annapolis that the General Assembly is getting snowed in by an avalanche of legislation.
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