Headlines from HJM: Thursday, July 9, 2020

Hogan orders in-person elections with mail-in options

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Maryland will open all its polling places for the November general election but still will make mail-in ballots widely available.
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Hogan Envisions a More Conventional General Election Voting Process

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Marylanders will have to fill out an absentee ballot request if they want to vote by mail in the fall, Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. announced Wednesday.
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Annapolis delegate makes pitch to congressional delegation for federal anti-racism legislation

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Annapolis’ Del. Shaneka Henson wants racism to be recognized as a public health barrier and is pleading with Congress to implement more supports for her constituents and all Black Americans.
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Baltimore City schools reopening plan proposes 4- to 6-foot distancing, masks and alternating schedules

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore City school system has proposed relaxing social distancing to as little as 4 feet and requiring face masks for all staff and students when buildings reopen, according to a presentation to staff this week.
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Hogan eyes White House in 2024, not interested in Senate

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is weighing a bid for the presidency in 2024, embarking on a virtual book tour this month that will continue to elevate his national profile in Republican circles.
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Republican Delegate Seeks Stiffer Penalties For Defacing, Destroying Monuments

Publisher Name : WBAL
A Baltimore County Republican announced Tuesday he has pre-filed a bill that would institute harsher penalties for damaging a monument, memorial or statue.
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Maryland GOP governor releasing book on his tenure, politics

Publisher Name : WTOP News
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who considered a primary challenge to President Donald Trump last year, said Tuesday he is releasing a book about national politics and his experiences as governor this month after its publication was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.
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School reopening plans are now part of COVID-19 politics. Teachers fear for their safety.

Publisher Name : USA Today
Teachers are caught in the middle.
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Happy birthday Harborplace. Now what? | COMMENTARY

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore’s renaissance supposedly began on July 2, 1980, with the opening of Harborplace.
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