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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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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An electronic toll gantry on Route 200, the InterCounty Connector. Photo by Doug Kerr with Flickr Creative Commons License.

Maryland uses surveillance, data to track motorists, traffic

By: Eric Myers, Capital News Service Motorists in Maryland may be aware of the cameras that enforce speed and red-light

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