Headlines from HJM: Thursday, July 2, 2020

Maryland cuts $413M in state spending but delays pay cuts for workers

Publisher Name : Washington Post
As Maryland grapples with the economic fallout from the pandemic, the Board of Public Works on Wednesday cut $413 million out of the state’s budget — one of the biggest single-day revisions in state history.
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A look at new Maryland health care laws

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The Maryland General Assembly may have adjourned early this year, but during the short legislative session a number of new health care laws were passed.
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Police reform members sponsored pro-FOP bill in Annapolis

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Along with Fraternal Order of Police campaign cash, yet another sign that the legislative group appointed by House Speaker Adrienne Jones to reform police departments will be “business as usual.”
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Maryland lawmaker says a union fired him over his push for police reform

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
When Gabriel Acevero, a Maryland state legislator employed by a union local, introduced a bill last year to roll back protections for police accused of misconduct, he was stepping on a potential fault line.
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Gov. Hogan Warns Marylanders Against Coronavirus Complacency

Publisher Name : WBAL
Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday warned Marylanders, particularly younger residents, not to become complacent about the coronavirus.
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Baltimore’s elections are finally over. Here’s what that means for the future of transit in the city.

Publisher Name : Greater Greater Washington
It took a month-long delay in voting, numerous mishaps from ballot vendors and both the state and local Boards of Elections, and 13 days of counting after the polls had closed but with all the votes finally being certified on June 15, but the 2020 Baltimore City Elections are finally over.
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