Headlines from HJM: Friday, December 11, 2020

Fallout After No Special Session: Mayor Calls on House Dem Caucus Chair to Step Down

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The decision by leaders of the Maryland General Assembly not to hold a special legislative session this fall to address the myriad problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reverberate politically.
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Mosby shares his vision for Baltimore with a speech and special video

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
At his inauguration, with rhetorical flourishes and high production values, the new City Council President promises “I will fight for you!”
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Scott Appoints Natasha Mehu as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Government Relations

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott (D) on Thursday announced Natasha Mehu as the director of the Mayor’s Office of Government Relations, where she will coordinate affairs between city, state and federal legislative offices, the city comptroller’s office and other local governments.
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Hogan Extends More Help to Businesses as Lawmakers Scrutinize Test Kit Deal

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
There was split-screen action on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday, with Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) announcing a new aid package for businesses while lawmakers scrutinized his administration’s expensive procurement decisions during the early days of the crisis.
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Restaurateurs plead for help following indoor dining shutdown proposal

Publisher Name : Bethesda Magazine
Montgomery County restaurateurs say they need help from various levels of government, as they brace for a possible winter without being allowed to have indoor customers.
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2 more counties order restrictions; Hogan announces business aid

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Indoor dining in Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties will be prohibited starting next week as part of a new set of restrictions issued by county executives in those jurisdictions.
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Nick Mosby becoming Baltimore City Council president leaves vacancy in House of Delegates

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
With Nick J. Mosby ascending to the position of Baltimore City Council president Thursday, it created a vacancy in the Maryland House of Delegates.
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HOGAN: ADDITIONAL RELIEF MEASURES ON THE WAY FOR MARYLAND’S SMALL BUSINESSES

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
More economic relief is on the way for Maryland’s small businesses, Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday.
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Many questions, few answers as associate of Maryland Gov. Hogan’s ex-chief of staff testifies in investigation

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Maryland lawmakers who are investigating a six-figure payout that Gov. Larry Hogan’s former chief of staff, Roy McGrath, received from his prior state job got few answers from one of McGrath’s key lieutenants Thursday.
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New puzzles & games! Play Now ADVERTISEMENT CORONAVIRUS Prince George’s Executive Alsobrooks restricts indoor dining, limits outdoor dining capacity due to COVID-19 surge

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced on Thursday that indoor dining in the county must close effective Wednesday at 5 p.m.
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