Headlines from HJM: March 16, 2020

State Sen. Mary Washington suspends campaign for Baltimore mayor to focus on coronavirus

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
State Sen. Mary Washington announced Monday she was suspending her campaign for Baltimore mayor to focus on the coronavirus pandemic.
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Maryland General Assembly to adjourn by Wednesday

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
House Speaker Adrienne Jones and Senate President Bill Ferguson made the announcement at a joint news conference before a rare Sunday legislative session.
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Some Baltimore bars, restaurants close voluntarily to prevent coronavirus spread

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
Baltimore restaurants are focusing on takeout, banding together and offering new delivery options.
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Area nursing homes taking precautions against virus

Publisher Name : Cumberland Times News
Nursing home and care facilities throughout the region are taking extensive precautions to keep their residents safe and secure in the wake of the nationwide COVID-19 outbreak, especially with the number of cases now reported in Maryland pushing past 30.
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General Assembly passes legislation for additional funding for Maryland’s historically black universities

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The state Senate voted unanimously Sunday to pass House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones’ legislation that would send $580 million more to the state’s four historically black colleges and universities over 10 years.
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Unprecedented Three Days on Tap in Annapolis as Legislators Race to Early Finish

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
For what is believed to be the first time since the Civil War, the Maryland General Assembly is adjourning early.
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Senator Cory McCray (MD-45) on accomplishments in the 2020 session

Publisher Name : Center Maryland
At the peak of the 2020 session, Senator Cory McCray of the 45th District dropped by to give us an overview of the great work that was already being accomplished before the Legislature's social distancing rules went into effect.
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Frank DeFilippo: End-of-Life Option Act May be the Only Hope

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Death is God’s way of telling us to slow down.
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UMMS board nominees recommended for confirmation by Senate panel

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A key Senate committee has recommended the confirmation of nearly two dozen appointments to the University of Medical System Board that had been on hold since earlier this year.
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Coronavirus may trigger ‘force majeure’ clauses in contracts, attorneys say

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Supply chain disruptions, closures and cancellations due to the spread of the novel coronavirus have attorneys fielding calls from clients wondering what their rights and responsibilities are under contracts that are affected by the situation.
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