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Minimum Wage Increase Hits Senate Roadblock

The pay rate for social workers who help the developmentally disabled has become a roadblock for the minimum wage bill and legislators hope to reach a resolution in a meeting with the governor’s staff Thursday.

03/21/2014

Ethan Saylor

New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down Syndrome

The death of a man with Down syndrome in the custody of sheriff’s deputies has helped inspire a new Maryland commission to improve interactions with people with developmental disabilities.

10/29/2013

Ethan Saylor

Family Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Files Civil Suit

The family of a man with Down syndrome who died in police custody at a movie theater is suing Frederick County. The suit–just filed Thursday–says Ethan Saylor’s death was tragic and unnecessary.

10/17/2013