Maryland should consider registering and licensing certain biological laboratories that handle deadly pathogens not lethal enough to be considered potential biological weapons, a state workgroup suggested Friday.
State police are dealing with a massive backlog as they try to process thousands of background checks on people waiting to buy handguns in Maryland. And in some cases, that delay has helped guns fall into the hands of people who shouldn’t have them.
The family of a woman who died after going to a Baltimore County medspa is now asking state lawmakers for help in making these kinds of facilities safer.
Gov. Martin O’Malley has named a new labor secretary for Maryland.