Minimum Wage Increase Hits Senate RoadblockThe 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.
New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeThe 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.
Family Of Disabled Man Who Died In Police Custody Files Civil SuitThe 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.