Headlines from HJM: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Lamone: Absentee ballot applications to be mailed this month

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The first batch of more than 4 million absentee ballot applications will be mailed in less than three weeks, according to the state’s top election official.
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Mosby focused on helping his native Baltimore

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Del. Nick Mosby has called Baltimore home his entire life, and he was an active member of the Reservoir Hill community before he joined the City Council roughly a decade ago.
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Maryland Needs 13,000+ Election Judges

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Local election officials are scrambling to fill more than 13,000 election judge jobs that remain vacant after Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) ordered a more traditional election for Nov. 3 despite health concerns in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Much to Consider, Much At Stake in Who Makes School Closing Decisions and How

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
After months of deferring to local health officials for reopening decisions, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) issued an emergency order Monday, overturning Montgomery County’s order prohibiting private and religious schools from holding classes on-site, in-person.
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Maryland Gov. Hogan ends tenure as head of nation’s governors

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ends his year-long tenure as head of the National Governors Association on Wednesday.
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FRANCHOT SAYS STIMULUS FUNDS ARE ‘VERY CRITICAL’ FOR MARYLAND TO HAVE A BALANCED BUDGET

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
Comptroller Peter Franchot said the funds in the $1 trillion coronavirus stimulus package that Congress is considering are “very critical” for Maryland’s state and local governments.
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Del. Neil Parrott Removes Himself From Running To Replace State Sen. Andrew Serafini, Who Resigned Over The Weekend

Publisher Name : CBS Baltimore
Delegate Neil Parrott said Tuesday he will not seek to replace State Sen. Andrew Serafini, focusing instead on his run for Congress.
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