Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Baltimore County Council votes, along party lines, to extend state of emergency

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Council on Monday evening voted to extend the county’s state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 4-3 vote, which followed party lines, extends the state of emergency by 35 days. County Executive Johnny Olszewski last week declared a local state of emergency to “expand Baltimore County’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.” Republican …


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Amid Delta variant spike, Olszewski declares local state of emergency in Baltimore County

UPDATE: The Baltimore County Council has voted, along party lines, to extend the state of emergency. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD— As jurisdictions across Maryland and nationwide continue to experience rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases amid the contagious Delta variant, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday declared a local state of emergency to expand Baltimore County’s ability to respond to …


Maryland State Department Of Education announces more than $309 million to support state child care providers

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education on Wednesday announced that licensed child care centers and registered family child care providers in Maryland can now apply for the first round of Child Care Stabilization Grants. The more than $309 million American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 child care stabilization initiative provides grants to licensed providers that sustain the child …

Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners votes to resume ‘to-go’ cocktails

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to resume “to-go” cocktails for carryout or delivery in Baltimore County, effective immediately. Baltimore County’s temporary allowance of to-go cocktails ended on July 1 following the expiration of Governor Hogan’s State of Emergency. Under legislation passed by the Maryland General Assembly earlier this year, local liquor licensing …

Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners to consider extending “to-go” cocktails

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners on Wednesday announced that the county’s temporary allowance of “to-go” cocktails for carryout or delivery will end following the expiration of Governor Hogan’s State of Emergency on July 1, 2021. The Baltimore County Board of Liquor License Commissioners will hold a hearing at 1 p.m. on July 12 in Room 104 …

Governor Hogan announces end of COVID-19 state of emergency, all mandates to end July 1 [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday held a press conference from the State House in Annapolis with Maryland Department of Health Secretary Dennis Schrader and Deputy Secretary Jinlene Chan. The governor announced that, as of Tuesday, Maryland has administered more than 6.5 million vaccines and more than 72 percent of Marylanders 18 and older and nearly 90 percent of those …