Headlines from HJM: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Hogan says state ready to crack down on COVID-19 rules

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Concerned about lax attitudes and soaring COVID-19 cases headed into the Thanksgiving holiday, Gov. Larry Hogan is promising ramped-up enforcement of pandemic precautions in jurisdictions around the state
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White and Black Communities in Md. See a 20% Difference in CARES Act Loans

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Predominantly white communities in Maryland received approximately 20% more loans and money per loan under the Paycheck Protection Program compared to predominantly Black communities, according to data from the Small Business Administration (SBA) analyzed by Capital News Service.
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Maryland lawmakers say it’s time to close the digital divide

Publisher Name : Baltimore Fishbowl
After Kimberly Vasquez’s two younger sisters log into their virtual classrooms from their Baltimore home, there’s barely enough bandwidth left for the high school senior to get into her class.
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Political Roundup: County residents chosen for Biden roles, in the running for others

Publisher Name : Bethesda Magazine
Two key roles in Joe Biden’s presidential administration will be held by Montgomery County residents, and others living in the area have been mentioned as possibilities.
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Biden earned greater backing in Howard County than any presidential candidate in recorded history

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
President-elect Joe Biden received a higher share of the vote in Howard County than any presidential candidate in recorded history.
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Republicans and others offer tips on how to rebut millions of ‘election deniers’

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
It’s been bad enough dealing with climate change deniers. Now we also have to deal with tens of millions of election deniers.
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Citing COVID Surge, Hogan Announces ‘Wide-Scale’ Police Enforcement Efforts Over Holiday

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) is cracking down on individuals and businesses who don’t follow public health orders as COVID-19 surges in Maryland, and announced Monday that state police will launch a “wide-scale” enforcement operation as Thanksgiving approaches.
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