Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Maryland Government

After USDA Approval, Maryland to Provide Food to Approximately 427,000 Children Affected by COVID-19...

After USDA Approval, Maryland to Provide Food to Approximately 427,000 Children Affected by COVID-19 School Closures $49 Million in Additional Benefits for Marylanders Thanks to the Department of Human Services and Maryland State Department of Education’s Joint Request to Federal...

Virus Creates Unprecedented Maryland Congressional Election

By BRIAN WITTE Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Ballots cast in person in Maryland's special congressional election between Democrat Kweisi Mfume and Republican Kimberly Klacik will be quarantined for about 24 hours after poll close before being counted —...

Hogan Releases Details on Plan to Reopen State When Safe

By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday announced plans aimed at phasing in a safe and gradual approach to reopening the state's businesses and easing restrictions on activities when key indicators involving...

7th District: Ballots Due April 28

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By AFRO Staff Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, Maryland’s Special General Election for the 7th Congressional District will be conducted principally by mail on April 28. This means that all registered voters eligible to vote in this election will...

COVID-19 Has Affected Maryland Schools — at all levels

By Wesley Brown Capital News Service ELLICOTT CITY, Maryland — Learning has changed in Maryland since the coronavirus outbreak. Teachers and students have been forced to turn to online platforms across all education levels due to the closing of classrooms. Last week,...

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Endorses Kweisi Mfume In Maryland’s 7th Congressional District Race!

County Executive joins long list of Baltimore County leaders Baltimore County Executive Johnny A. Olszewski Jr. endorses Kweisi Mfume for Maryland's 7th Congressional District. County Executive Olszewski’s support is added to a long list of existing endorsers from Baltimore County,...

Maryland Extends School Closings Through May 15 Due To Virus

The Associated Press Maryland is keeping schools closed through May 15 in response to the coronavirus, the state's superintendent of schools announced April 17. Schools for nearly 900,000 students in K-12 in Maryland had previously been closed through April 24. Karen...

Special Health Insurance Enrollment Periods Extended and Additional Updates

Special Enrollment Periods Extended! The Maryland Health Connection has extended the COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period to June 15 for uninsured Marylanders who need health coverage. In this crisis it is essential that uninsured Marylanders get coverage so that they can...

Institute of Human Virology Honors Legacy of Maeve Kennedy McKean With Global Public Health...

By Nora Samaranayake The First Maeve Kennedy McKean Fellow in Global Health will Begin in July The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine announced today the Maeve Kennedy McKean Global Public Health Fellowship, named in honor of the...

COVID-19 Hits Safety Personnel

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com The coronavirus is making its way through Prince George’s County and affecting the first responders, law enforcement and those behind bars.  COVID-19 quarantines have impacted the Police Department, Fire and EMS units, a screening...

COVID-19 Update from Governor Larry Hogan: Frequently Asked Questions

The Maryland Departments of Labor and Commerce have established a one-stop portal for businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19 at businessexpress.maryland.gov/coronavirus. Small businesses can apply for federal disaster loans from the Small Business Administration. To ensure Marylanders receive access to...

Mayor Releases Emergency Plan for People Experiencing Homelessness: April 7, 2020

City Begins Transport of Residents Experiencing Homelessness to More Stable Housing Beginning this week, the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services will begin to relocate vulnerable homeless residents over the age of 62 from the City’s three emergency shelters to motels....

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