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: Harford County Sheriff's Office Welcomes 1-Year-Old Bluegrass Bloodhound To The Force
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: Nefertiti Griffin Wins WJZ Black History Oratory Competition 2021
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According to a report from the Aspen Institute, about 330,000 marylanders are at risk of eviction.MORE NEWS: 10-Year-Old Girl, 2 Men Injured In Shooting After Argument Breaks Out In West Baltimore, Police Say