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Hundreds of Marylanders every year are jailed for failing to pay debts

Some of Maryland’s debt collection laws haven’t been updated since the Reagan administration. Lawmakers and consumer advocates are trying to update the law to protect low-income Marylanders from collection tactics like body attachments. Photo by Brooks DuBose By Brooks DuBose […]

Hundreds of Marylanders every year are jailed for failing to pay debts

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Some of Maryland’s debt collection laws haven’t been updated since the Reagan administration. Lawmakers and consumer advocates are trying to update the law to protect low-income Marylanders from collection tactics like body attachments. Photo by Brooks DuBose By Brooks DuBose […]

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Overregulation of vaping hurts adult smokers, small business

Vaping by sometastic.com with Flickr Creative Commons License By Ashish Parikh When Gov. Larry Hogan and the Maryland legislature took a firm stance against selling Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, or “ENDS,”

Rosenstein sounds off about Comey, Russians in first public appearance since he resigned

Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks to the annual meeting of the Greater Baltimore Committee Monday night. GBC photo BALTIMORE — Rod Rosenstein, in his first day of

Pay teachers what they deserve

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day and Teacher Appreciation Week, we publish this opinion piece by a Prince George’s County teacher. By Yvonne N. Baicich Teachers have to compete a lot

‘Columbia’s Promise’ tells the story of a visionary

Developer James Rouse is on screen from a 1987 interview in a new documentary on "Columbia's Promise" that had a preview screening Wednesday night at Howard Community College's Smith

ACLU, 16 groups ask speaker hopefuls for greater openness, legislative reforms, term limits

The chamber of the Maryland House of Delegates. Governor's Office photo By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The ACLU, Common Cause and 15 other progressive groups and unions are asking the candidates for speaker

Maryland and federal tax refunds decline

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com For some taxpayers in Democratic states like Maryland with high state personal income taxes, the federal tax changes in 2018 have produced lower refunds on their state

Del. Alice Cain reflects on session, Speaker who shared their district

Del. Alice Cain with a mock magazine cover she was awarded at the annual Ways and Means Committee roast for her environmental stance. MarylandReporter.com Photo by Diane Rey By Diane

Maryland legislature facing crunch time next year

State House on sunny, warm February day 2-5-2019 By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The easy part of this legislature’s four-year term is over. By most standards, these 90 days were fairly smooth, especially when

R.I.P. Speaker Michael Busch

Speaker Michael Busch when the new legislature opened Jan. 9. By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The final day of the 90-day Maryland legislature is often one of celebration and sadness, victory and defeat,

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