Monthly Archives: September 2015

Baltimore Sun: Lawmakers pressure Hogan on Planned Parenthood funding

By Yvonne Wenger and Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun Republican Gov. Larry Hogan declined Tuesday to take a position on whether state tax dollars should be given to Planned Parenthood as he faced mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle to make a decision. Nearly 75 Democratic state lawmakers wrote Hogan a letter Tuesday, urging […]

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Baltimore Sun: Eight Maryland schools earn Blue Ribbon status

By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun Eight Maryland schools — six public and two parochial — were named 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Education. The designation given to the most successful schools in the country went to schools in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford, Frederick and Washington counties. In the […]

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Baltimore Sun: New state laws to help Marylanders clear arrest records

By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun Tavon Wheeler believes his arrest history is holding him back. Over the years, the 31-year-old Baltimore man has been charged with violations such as disorderly conduct and having an open container of alcohol.In each instance, court records show, the charges were dropped or postponed indefinitely, or he received probation before […]

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Senator Bobby Zirkin: Schuh medical marijuana proposal would divide Maryland

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh’s position on medical cannabis is both disappointing and baffling. And it cannot be permitted to stand. Under Mr. Schuh’s proposal, medical cannabis facilities, essentially the pharmacies to distribute medication to suffering patients, and all matters of manufacturing and distribution of this medication, would be made illegal in Anne Arundel […]

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