Headlines from HJM: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Maryland may repeal state song, a Confederate call to arms

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
After decades of debate, legislators are finally sensing strong support for repealing Maryland’s state song, a Civil War-era call to arms for the Confederacy against “Northern scum” that refers to President Abraham Lincoln as a despot.
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Baltimore Democrats choose Marlon Amprey to succeed Nick Mosby in House of Delegates

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
After a marathon meeting Tuesday night, Democratic leaders in Baltimore selected attorney and former educator Marlon Amprey to succeed Nick Mosby in the Maryland House of Delegates.
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Industry leaders expect national horse racing rules to mirror Maryland’s

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Horse racing officials and activists are hailing the passage and signing of a bill that will standardize medication and doping rules in an effort to make the sport safer and fairer. The legislation ultimately may lead to rules that already are in place in Maryland, industry experts say.
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Opinion: No Place for Redemption in Maryland’s Criminal System

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Unfortunately, Maryland’s record on juvenile justice is far from exemplary.
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Maryland lawmakers, advocates eye more renter protections

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Democratic lawmakers and housing advocates in Maryland are eyeing legislation to extend restrictions on evictions and offer other protections to renters amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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