Headlines from HJM: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Maryland panel to discuss updated revenue estimates

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The Maryland Board of Revenue Estimates is scheduled to meet to discuss updated revenue projections for the state.
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Why Marylanders should vote yes on these two ballot questions

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
BEING AN outlier is fine if it confers benefits. In Maryland’s case, the legislature’s unique budgetary impotence, and the state’s increasingly lonely ban on sports betting, are net minuses.
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Increase in alcohol tax could help address state’s health inequities | COMMENTARY

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
For years our health care system has failed some Maryland communities, especially people of color.
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Democratic Baltimore mayoral nominee Brandon Scott to show first fall election TV ad during Ravens game

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Democratic nominee for mayor Brandon Scott will start his general election television ad campaign during “Monday Night Football” as the Baltimore Ravens face the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Lawmakers: Lift Age Limit In State’s Foster Care System During Pandemic

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Lawmakers sent a letter to Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr (R) last week imploring that he expand protections for Maryland youths who will age out of the foster care system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Questions mount for Maryland's next legislative session

Publisher Name : Cumberland Times-News
General Assembly leaders in Maryland ended the 2020 session early and recently declined a special session due to pandemic and presidential election concerns.
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Ocean City Mayhem Prompts Call for Law Enforcement Protections Under Hate Crimes Law

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Videos recorded by onlookers standing along Ocean City’s Coastal Highway over the weekend show a dystopian scene: smoke from burning tires and fireworks fill the air while tangles of police officers and civilians wrestle in the middle of the highway as onlookers throw trash and chant.
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