Headlines from HJM: Friday, October 9, 2020

Descheneaux and Meyers: How COVID Affects the Budget and How We Can Prepare for Future Shocks

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The COVID pandemic has presented us with a string of important medical questions to which we initially had no answers, such as: How contagious is the disease? And which therapies might prevent deaths?
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Advocates Want Stability for Nursing Homes After Months of Turmoil From COVID-19

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Since March, roughly 56% of Maryland’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred in long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes and assisted living homes.
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Here’s a Status Report on Police Reform Measures Passed by House Workgroup

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The House Workgroup to Address Police Reform and Accountability in Maryland is preparing its recommendations ahead of the 2021 legislative session.
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THE IMPERIAL MAYOR: When ward bosses reigned and the Board of Estimates was born

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
In change-averse Baltimore, strong mayors have a long history. Are citizens finally ready to rethink the system? (Part 3 of 3)
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New Washington Co. lawmaker to appear on 'State Circle'

Publisher Name : Herald Mail
Del. Brenda J. Thiam, who was sworn in Tuesday to represent Washington County's District 2B in the House of Delegates, will appear in Friday's edition of Maryland Public Television's "State Circle."
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House Democrats to unveil bill to create commission on 'presidential capacity'

Publisher Name : The Hill
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) will unveil a bill on Friday with Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), a constitutional law expert, that would create a commission to determine whether a president is fit for office amid concerns over President Trump becoming sick with COVID-19.
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Md. PSC orders energy supplier to refund customers enrolled by phone

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The Maryland Public Service Commission has taken action against retail energy supplier SunSea Energy LLC for enrolling customers without a signed contract and other violations of Maryland law and the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).
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Opinion: State’s Dentists Navigating a New Normal During Pandemic

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
During the past six months, we have seen Marylanders across the state step up to help friends and neighbors in need.
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Our Say: Republicans should select Bryan Simonaire as Maryland Senate minority leader | COMMENTARY

Publisher Name : Capital Gazette
A social and fiscal conservative, Republican Bryan Simonaire has represented his district well since winning a state Senate seat in 2006.
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Nurses, at-risk groups could see vaccine by end of year, but mask wearing likely to continue until late 2021, Fauci tells Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Frontline workers and those most at-risk of developing coronavirus complications could see an approved vaccine by December, but mask wearing likely will continue as the norm well into the third quarter of 2021, immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci told staff in an interview with Greater Baltimore Medical Center.
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Benevis Announces the Appointment of Craig Albright as Chief Executive Officer

Publisher Name : Business Wire
Benevis, a leading dental practice management organization, today announced the appointment of Craig Albright as Chief Executive Officer.
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