Connor Sheffield has, in the several months since he began using cannabis oil to treat his gastrointestinal dysmotility disorder, stopped having to use his feeding tube, gained 10 to 20 pounds and been able to go to school on a regular basis.
As the City of Aberdeen anticipates spending another $75,000 in legal fees for the lawsuit and countersuit between the city and the owner of Ripken Stadium and the Aberdeen IronBirds, both sides are seeking time to negotiate.
Baltimore Police on Wednesday arrested students who locked down the Johns Hopkins University main administration building as part of an ongoing protest over the creation of a private police force and the university’s contracts with ICE.
The Johns Hopkins University president and provost have written an open letter to student protesters in which they described their “forcible occupation” of the main administrative building on campus as violation of criminal law and have offered amnesty to students who leave.
Let’s take the deteriorating Old Grandstand as a signal to engage in serious discussions about reinventing the Pimlico property. It can be a one-of-a-kind racing venue — a 21st-century solution knitting racing’s future firmly into the community so that everyone flourishes.
Currently, Maryland buys health insurance for about 75,000 people. The 24 jurisdictions separately buy health insurance for another 70,000 or so people, and the 24 school systems separately buy health insurance for about 120,000 people. Why don’t they all buy health insurance together?
After allegations of self-dealing rocked the University of Maryland Medical System’s board of directors, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says he wants to “clean house” and will refuse to reappoint most — and possibly all — of the current board members.
As the Kirwan Commission continues its work, it is important to remember the value that mental health and family support services bring to the lives of Baltimore youth. The commission and the Maryland General Assembly must invest more in these services to help our young people thrive.
Just four years ago, more than 90 percent of students at John Ruhrah Elementary/Middle were identified as low-income — and that qualified the school for $250,000 in badly needed funds. A policy change has made that money disappear — even though the school's student population is no less needy.
This week, I witnessed an act of political courage and selflessness that I will remember for the rest of my life, when two Maryland Democrats put the needs of the state, the House and the party above their own desires to support a third Democrat as our new speaker of the House.