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Big Tech Lobbying Group Sues Maryland Over Online Ad Tax

February 18, 2021 5:47 PM ET A lobbying firm representing some of the largest online tech companies filed a federal lawsuit Feb. 18 against the state of Maryland over the first digital ad tax passed in the United States. The Internet Association, which includes members like Amazon, Facebook, and Google, alleges that the Maryland tax…

Maryland School Board Member To Resign After Reportedly Wishing For Trump’s Death Following COVID-19...

Washington County, Maryland, school board member Jacqueline Fischer will resign after she reportedly made several posts on social media wishing death to President Donald Trump following his positive coronavirus test. “The Washington County Board of Education (WCBOE) will formally accept the resignation of Board member Jacqueline Fischer at the Board of Education’s public business meeting…

Maryland To Eliminate Almost 85 Percent Of Polling Locations, But Officials Say They Aren’t...

Maryland is set to transition from approximately 1800 polling places to 282 voting centers for November’s election in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus among voters, according to a plan proposed by the state’s Board of Elections and authorized by Gov. Larry Hogan. Unlike polling places, voting centers are large, open spaces like…

Four Illegal MS-13 Gang Members Charged with Murdering 29-Year-Old

Four illegal alien MS-13 Gang members and another member of the violent El Salvadorian street gang have been arrested and charged with murdering a 29-year-old man in Montgomery County, Maryland. Last week, the Montgomery County Police Department arrested five MS-13 Gang members for allegedly murdering 29-year-old Francisco Anton Medrano-Campos, according to ABC 7 News’s Kevin Lewis.…

Millionaire Congressman David Trone’s Business Is Thriving, But He’s Still Laying Off His Employees

Democratic Maryland Representative David Trone has quietly laid off workers during the coronavirus pandemic while his multi-billion-dollar wine company has thrived, the Daily Beast reported.  Rep. Trone’s successful wine business has boomed during the coronavirus pandemic. According to documents obtained by the Daily Beast, the representative’s company Total Wine & More reported that sales grew…

Maryland GOP Lawmakers Sue Governor Over Constitutionality Of Stay-At-Home Order

Three Maryland Republican lawmakers are suing Republican Gov. Larry Hogan over the constitutionality of the state’s stay-at-home order after one lawmaker was allegedly threatened with arrest after speaking at a rally, numerous sources reported. Delegate Dan Cox is joined by 18 plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which was filed Saturday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.…

Maryland Deploys National Guard To Protect Covid Tests From Feds

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told the Washington Post in a live interview on Thursday that thousands of COVID-19 tests obtained by the state from South Korea are protected in a secret location by the National Gaurd.  "The National Guard and the State Police are both guarding these tests at an undisclosed location," Hogan said.  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan…

Maryland Democrats Advance Tax Hikes And Expensive Education Plan Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

March 14, 2020 9:00 PM ET Maryland Democrats advanced tax increases and a multi-billion dollar education bill Saturday as the public is barred from the statehouse and the legislative session is expected to end early due to the coronavirus.  The Maryland Senate gave preliminary approval Saturday to an education plan that would cost $4 billion…

Maryland, Ohio & Houston Shutter Schools As Coronavirus Panic Intensifies Across US: Live Updates

Summary: Scott Gottlieb says US can still avoid "Italy-like" outcome Cuomo closes Broadway, bans all events in NY with over 500 ppl, reduces venue max capacity by 50% NCAA cancels 'March Madness' F1 Australia Grand Prix to be held without crowd Trump Campaign tells employees to work from home through Monday Maryland & Ohio cancel…

Students at Towson U. Want Campus Buildings Renamed

An activist student group at Towson University has started a petition to rename two buildings on campus that are named after prominent Maryland politcians and farmers from the 17th and 18th centuries. The students argue that the buildings should be renamed because their namesakes owned slaves. According to a local news report, a small group…
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