Headlines from HJM: January 22, 2020

Lawmakers Sidestep Push to Speed 5G Towers

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland’s legislature is unlikely to take steps that would make it easier for telecommunications firms to erect 5G towers around the state
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Tough questions few and fleeting at 7th Congressional District debate/2020/01/21/tough-questions-few-and-fleeting-at-7th-congressional-district-debate/

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
Baltimore event gives Mfume, Rockeymoore Cummings and other candidates a chance to tell their stories and share their views.
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Already running for Maryland governor, Comptroller Franchot has nearly $1.6 million in campaign cash

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
The 2020 election is still months off, but some of the biggest fundraisers in Maryland are eyeing 2022.
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Baltimore police investigating officers’ actions in mayoral candidate Thiru Vignarajah’s traffic stop

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
Mayoral candidate Thiru Vignarajah addresses police traffic stop where he asked a Baltimore Police sergeant to turn off his body camera.
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Maryland Del. Jay Jalisi seeks to move past state ethics problems in run for 7th Congressional District seat

Publisher Name : Baltimore Sun
Jay Jalisi has had a bumpy road in his political career: a censure in the House of Delegates for being abusive to staff, a lawsuit by an ex-employee, a committee reassignment after his daughter secured a restraining order against him.
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Md. lawmakers delay veto override vote on ‘ban the box’ bill

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
The House of Delegates is slated to act on overriding Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the so-called "ban the box" bill on Jan. 30 after delaying a vote slated for Tuesday.
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Former Baltimore lawmaker scheduled to be arraigned

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A former state lawmaker who represented Baltimore and was a leading advocate for legalizing marijuana in Maryland is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on bribery and fraud charges.
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Fallout Over Lisanti Slur Lingers as Harford Co. Dems Oust Party Chair

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Almost 11 months after Del. Mary Ann Lisanti (D-Harford) was censured by her House colleagues for uttering a racial epithet, the incident continues to reverberate on her home turf.
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Daniel Snyder wants legalized gambling at a future Redskins stadium in Maryland

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder urged Maryland legislative leaders on Tuesday to allow gambling at a future Redskins stadium in the state, according to three lawmakers who attended the meetings.
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