Headlines from HJM: Friday, July 24, 2020

Prosecutors seek 3-year prison term for ex-Maryland lawmaker

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for a former Maryland state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to charges she accepted more than $33,000 in bribes in exchange for legislative favors, including votes to increase the number of medical marijuana grower licenses.
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Anne Arundel restricts indoor dining, size of social gatherings

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Anne Arundel County will restrict indoor dining hours at restaurants and limit the size of both inside and outside gatherings after county health officials cited an alarming increase in the transmission rate of the COVID-19 virus.
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Fears, Uncertainties for Tenants, Landlords and Courts as Eviction Moratorium Set to End

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Hundreds of thousands of Marylanders are at risk of being put on the street with their belongings, after a federal moratorium on evictions expires Friday.
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Local Officials May Need State Workers to Fill Election Judge Vacancies

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland’s State Board of Elections might take Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) up on his offer to encourage state employees to fill election judge vacancies for local election boards across the state.
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Franchot Raising Money Off Trump’s ‘Fascist Tactics’

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
State Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D), who used the Board of Public Works meeting Wednesday to tee off on federal police tactics against peaceful demonstrators in Portland, Ore., and warn that “brownshirts” could be coming to Baltimore, reiterated the theme in a fundraising appeal on Thursday.
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Mosby asks Inspector General to review her travel and private businesses following Brew reporting

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Baltimore’s top prosecutor says this website’s disclosure of LLCs she formed and that she was away for 85 days in 2018 and 2019 was “misleading and unethical”
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Prosecutors seek 3-year sentence for former Baltimore delegate Cheryl Glenn; she asks for home detention

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Federal prosecutors used Cheryl Glenn’s words against her as they outlined why they believe the former Baltimore legislator deserves a three-year prison sentence.
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Top Md. election official says Hogan’s election plan will cost $20 million

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
The head of the Maryland State Board of Elections says it will take about $20 million to implement Gov. Larry Hogan’s plan for the November election and has asked the state’s budget secretary to approve the expense.
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DEL. CHISHOLM SUPPORTS DECISION TO LET LOCAL JURISDICTIONS DECIDE HOW TO REOPEN SCHOOLS

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
Del. Brian Chisholm (R-Anne Arundel) praised Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon’s recent decision to allow local jurisdictions flexibility in deciding how and when they wish to reopen for the upcoming school year.
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Md. Gov. Hogan urged to reconvene General Assembly to deal with pandemic, police reform

Publisher Name : WTOP
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is being urged to reconvene the General Assembly, or be forced to do so by lawmakers, in order for the state to take new action on coronavirus relief and police reforms.
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