Headlines from HJM: Monday, November 23, 2020

Young must do more for the housing insecure, marchers say

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Protesters call on the mayor to provide permanent housing, halt a plan to reopen shelters and sign bills that would help people facing eviction and homelessness
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Southwest CEO highlights company’s response to crisis in talk to GBC

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly spoke about the pandemic's impact on his company as part of the GBC's Newsmaker Speaker Series.
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Homelessness in Maryland worsens during COVID-19 pandemic

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The coronavirus pandemic has increased the strain on groups that work to prevent homelessness in Maryland, with experts saying single mothers and people of color are being hurt the most.
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A wave of evictions is on the horizon. What impact could they have on kids' education?

Publisher Name : CBS News
When a federal order limiting evictions expires at the end of the year, millions of Americans face the risk of losing their homes. Experts say it could have a ripple effect on kids trying to learn.
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Harborplace tenants threatened with eviction if they don't pay back rent

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
Some Harborplace tenants who have fallen behind on rent payments in part because of Covid-19 face lease terminations and lawsuits, according to letters sent this fall by a court-appointed receiver.
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McCray Elected Chair of Baltimore City Senate Delegation

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Baltimore City’s state senators elected Sen. Cory V. McCray (D) chairman of their delegation on Friday.
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Hogan’s first batch of coronavirus tests from South Korea were flawed, never used

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) spent $9.46 million in state funding to import 500,000 coronavirus tests from South Korea that turned out to be flawed and weren’t used, emails, documents and interviews show.
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Trump spars with Hogan over COVID tests, keeps up election fight

Publisher Name : The Star Democrat
President Donald Trump faulted Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday over COVID-19 tests the state bought from South Korea.
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What does Baltimore’s mayoral inauguration look like during a pandemic? Much, much smaller.

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
When Catherine Pugh took office as Baltimore’s 50th mayor, more than 500 people crowded inside the War Memorial Building to take part.
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Montgomery County expected to put aside $9M for jobs and rent aid

Publisher Name : WTOP
The Montgomery County Council is expected to put aside millions in funding to help its Maryland residents with jobs and rent aid.
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Sonja Santelises has earned praise running Baltimore schools. Will she be Joe Biden’s cabinet pick?

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
A national education group is pushing Baltimore schools CEO Sonja Santelises as one of its top choices to lead President-elect Joe Biden’s Education Department.
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