Headlines from HJM: May 19, 2020

Baltimore City Council bill would require essential businesses pay workers premium during pandemic

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore City Council wants businesses to pay essential employees a premium for working during the pandemic, a measure that proposes to put an extra $10 to $25 per shift in people’s wallets.
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Young and Scott trade jabs as Young vetoes two charter amendments

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
A principled stand – or politics as usual – as the June 2 mayoral primary looms
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Activists: Giving renters’ right to counsel would save Md. money

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Every $1 spent providing legal services to low-income residents facing eviction generates a 624% return on investment for Baltimore and Maryland, according to a report released Monday.
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Sen. McCray: No. 1 Question in Baltimore City — Where’s My Ballot?

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The Maryland State Board of Elections stated publicly ballots for Baltimore City and Baltimore and Howard counties would be sent May 8.
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Josh Kurtz: The Questions for Baltimore Voters

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Woody Allen is not in favor right now, which is understandable due to his reprehensible personal behavior over a period of decades.
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Salisbury Mayor to Announce Relief and Recovery Plan

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
First responders, renters, small business owners and others in the City of Salisbury will get relief under a plan Mayor Jacob R. Day is set to announce later today.
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Designate grocery workers as first responders

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
You shouldn’t have to risk your life to buy food to feed your family.
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Baltimore mayoral candidate Rikki Vaughn drops bid for office, endorses Thiru Vignarajah

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore mayoral candidate Rikki Vaughn has ended his bid for office and has endorsed fellow Democratic candidate Thiru Vignarajah.
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Anne Arundel council to take up bill Friday stripping Pittman of coronavirus emergency powers

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The Republican minority of the Anne Arundel County Council called for an end to County Executive Steuart Pittman’s coronavirus-related emergency powers at Monday’s council meeting and pushed for the full reopening of churches and businesses under state rules.
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Board to take up $121M in Md. spending cuts

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The Board of Public Works is expected to take up nearly $121 million in proposed spending cuts in response to sharp declines in state revenues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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