BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is asking Gov. Larry Hogan to extend several executive orders to help keep people in their homes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Among the protection orders they want to expand further are eviction, debt collection and utilities.READ MORE: Shootout Between Cars Speeding In Hampden Rattles Otherwise Quiet Neighborhood
The COVID Task Force for Justice says it’s critical to extend the orders since so many people are without work due to the pandemic.READ MORE: Former Baltimore Homicide Prosecutor Faces 88 Charges For Using Privileges To Stalk, Harass & Extort
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According to a report from the Aspen Institute, about 330,000 marylanders are at risk of eviction.MORE NEWS: Police Identify Baltimore Officer Who Killed Barbershop Shooting Suspect