Headlines from HJM: Tuesday, June 23, 2020

City Council overrides two of Young’s vetoes

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
The mayor’s plan to close fire companies in northeast and southwest Baltimore spurs another effort to change the city charter
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Landlords join tenant activists in pushing COVID-19 rent relief program

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Calls for Gov. Larry Hogan to create a rental assistance program to stave off COVID-19 related evictions are growing, as some policy experts advocate for alternative solutions.
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Montgomery County to invest $2M in tenant assistance

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Montgomery County has launched a $2 million dollar initiative to assist renters facing eviction due to the economic downturn precipitated by COVID-19.
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Anthony Brown on Hogan: ‘He Hasn’t Led on a Single Thing He Campaigned On’

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Brown discussed these issues, offered a caustic assessment of Hogan’s governing style, and discussed the possibility that he will take another run at the State House in 2022.
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As Dispute Over Purple Line Rages, Lawmakers Press MDOT for Info. on Highway Project Bidders

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Amid a contract dispute involving the Purple Line that a leading lawmaker described as “very serious,” key members of the General Assembly served notice on Monday that they intend to exercise rigorous oversight over the Hogan administration’s plan to add express toll lanes to the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270.
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GOP grumbling about Hogan’s business shutdown not always muted

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Gov. Larry Hogan is facing some strident criticism about his efforts to ward off the effects of the coronavirus in Maryland from an unlikely source — his own party.
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