Headlines from HJM: Monday, May 18, 2020

BGE to freeze customers’ base rates through 2022

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A multi-year customer relief and energy infrastructure investment plan put forth Friday by Baltimore Gas & Electric along with the Maryland Public Service Commission would freeze customers’ base delivery rates at current levels through the end of 2022.
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McDonald’s details what dining in will look like

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Clean the digital kiosks each time a customer orders. Place “closed” signs on certain tables to promote social-distancing. Scrub the bathrooms every half-hour.
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Sen. Cardin Seeks Dental Insurance Coverage for Americans Displaced by COVID-19

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) is seeking to add a provision in future COVID-19 legislation that would enable people who have lost their dental insurance coverage during the economic downturn to receive government-backed insurance.
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Here’s who is behind the PACs supporting Baltimore’s candidates for mayor

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
A political action committee created with the intention to boost one Baltimore mayoral candidate and oppose another is playing an outsize role in the upcoming election — even now that it’s shutting down.
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Mary Miller allies funnel another $122,000 to controversial PAC

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
In addition to more contributions from former T. Rowe Price executives, Jim Smith, the ex-Baltimore County executive and Pugh associate, makes an appearance
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Miller’s and Vignarajah’s mayoral ambitions collide

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Tensions between a pair of Democratic mayoral candidates with strong backing among Baltimore's business community are escalating as the monthslong primary race turns into a sprint.
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Where Are the Baltimore City Ballots?

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Presidential primary election ballots destined for the city of Baltimore could arrive as late as next weekend, State Board of Elections officials announced this weekend.
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Md. Association of Counties Summer Convention Canceled

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Local leaders will not be mixing surf, sand and saltwater taffy with symposia on stormwater management this summer.
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Jack Young says he’s been a steady hand during a tumultuous time in Baltimore. He’s seeking 4 more years as mayor.

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Fourth in a series of articles about candidates for mayor.
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Gov. Larry Hogan was lauded for his early handling of the pandemic. Then Maryland’s unemployment system failed and problems mounted.

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
As the deadly coronavirus pandemic spread into Maryland in March, Gov. Larry Hogan’s decisions to swiftly shut down schools and businesses won bipartisan applause from a scared public desperate for leadership.
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Prince George’s lawmakers hammer Hogan over his response to county’s coronavirus crisis, saying they’ve been left to fight alone

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Prince George’s County lawmakers on Sunday issued a strong rebuke of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, saying his administration has dismissed urgent requests for equipment and staffing needed to fight the virus in their county, which has a death toll among the highest in the Washington region.
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