The dome of Maryland’s State House rises above buildings in Annapolis, Maryland, on Nov. 5, 2019. Capital News Service photo by Elliott Davis.

Md. lawmakers expect education to dominate 2020 session

By: Elliot Davis, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Reforming Maryland’s public education system. Building new schools. Addressing gun safety.

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Hoyer, Van Hollen, Cardin, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes, and Brown Announce $225,000 for Anne Arundel County Police Department for DNA Processing

News Release, Office of Democrat Majority Leader Steny Hoyer(D-MD05) WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Chris Van Hollen

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Dunkirk-based business PATRIOT receives state recognition as Maryland Association of Social Services Boards (MASSB) Community Partner of the Year. Pictured from left is PATRIOT Owner John Gilmore, Calvert Family Advocates Board Chair Karen Lane, MASSB Chair Chris Cummings, PATRIOT Owner Matt Timbario and Calvert Department of Social Services Director Amye Scrivener.

Calvert County Hosts Maryland Association of Social Services Boards Annual Conference

Efforts to Address Poverty Receive State-level Recognition News Releases, Calvert County Public Information Office PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Dec. 12,

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María Gutierrez, CASA de Maryland’s field director for Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, tells a man in Langley Park about the census on a recent Saturday. Beside Gutierrez is Meybelin Juarez, a CASA volunteer whom Gutierrez trained. “It’s important to be counted so we can be respected,” Gutierrez told the man in Spanish. (Ian Round/Capital News Service)

In Maryland, advocates educate immigrants about the census

By: Ian Round, Capital News Service LANGLEY PARK, Maryland—Two men smoked cigarettes and talked outside an apartment building in Langley

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Maryland expects to reduce its backlog of 6,500 untested rape kits within five years. (Ellsworth Air Force Base)

MD to Crack Rape Kit Backlog with New Law, Funds

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Millions of dollars are set to help police departments in Maryland

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