Education, Health, Opinion, Politics, Sci-Tech

NOW YOU KNOW: End-of-session review part I

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. UPDATE: Part II can now be viewed here. Original story below… The 2023 Legislative Session proved to be full of wins and losses, as with any season in life! As a member of the Health and Government Operations (HGO) Committee, Delegate Szeliga sponsors and cosponsors many bills. …


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Governor Hogan announces additional actions as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced a series of additional actions to address the potential for a further surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations due to the convergence of the Delta and Omicron variants. “As I announced last week, we are continuing to closely monitor the rise in COVID-19 hospitalizations and use every tool at our disposal to make sure our …


Maryland hospitals to establish community-based monoclonal antibody infusion programs, offer in-home infusions to fight surge

ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the state surpassed 1,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations on Friday, Governor Larry Hogan announced a series of actions to ensure hospitals are prepared for current and future surges due to the convergence of the flu, and the Delta and Omicron variants. “Maryland has begun to see an uptick in our key health metrics, and we are increasingly concerned by the …

Governor Hogan announces steps to increase nursing workforce across Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that the state is taking additional steps to increase nursing personnel, providing hospitals with maximum flexibility to mitigate staffing shortages. “This week, Maryland reported the nation’s lowest COVID-19 case rate, and we continue to withstand the Delta variant surge better than just about any other state,” said Governor Hogan. “While our hospitalizations remain …

Rosedale resident, former Executive Director of Maryland Center for Adult Training, sentenced to two years in prison on tax-related charges

ROSEDALE, MD—A Rosedale resident has been sentenced to prison on tax-related charges. U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow on Thursday sentenced Roslyn Wedington, 50, to two years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, on the federal charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and for five counts of filing false tax returns. Judge Chasanow also …