Politics

Will Congress Act On Guns After Sandy Hook, Buffalo, Uvalde?"Please, please, please damnit - put yourselves in the shoes of these parents just for once,” Schumer said as he opened the Senate.
Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies"The problem is not the marginal impact of $0.06 inflation adjustment to the wholesale gas tax," they said. "The problem is big oil companies exploiting global uncertainty to drive the price of gas to more than $4 a gallon."
Hogan Calls On Franchot To 'Halt Or Minimalize' Pending Gas Tax Increase; Comptroller Says Executive Action Is NeededGov. Larry Hogan called for the state's CFO to "halt or minimalize" the impact of a forthcoming increase in the state's gas tax, saying the price bump is "unconscionable" amid record prices and steep inflation.
Van Hollen 'On The Mend' After Suffering Minor Stroke Last WeekendSen. Chris Van Hollen is recovering after suffering a minor stroke over the weekend.
City Council Adopts Resolution Calling For Public Fund Supporting Local Reproductive Health OrganizationsTwo council members will introduce a resolution calling on Mayor Brandon Scott and the council to create a public fund supporting local reproductive health organizations.
Hogan, Ferguson And Jones Sign Transportation, Insulin Bills Into LawIn addition to the $4 billion capital budget signed Monday, HB 1397 caps the copay or coinsurance of insulin to “no more than $30 for a 30-day supply.”

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Ferguson And Jones Downplay Possibility Of Special Session For Gas Tax, Blame Oil Companies"The problem is not the marginal impact of $0.06 inflation adjustment to the wholesale gas tax," they said. "The problem is big oil companies exploiting global uncertainty to drive the price of gas to more than $4 a gallon."
MD Receives $989K Settlement From Ford Over False Advertising ClaimsFrosh and other prosecutors said the automaker falsely advertised the fuel economy of 2013–2014 C-Max hybrids and the payload capacity of 2011–2014 Super Duty pickup trucks.
Black Buyers Are Getting Squeezed Out Of The Hot Housing MarketStudies show Black homebuyers are less likely to come from wealthy families, more likely to carry debt, and pay disproportionately higher rent, making it more difficult to save for a down payment.
Frederick Co. Furniture Sellers Charged With Violating Consumer Protection Act, Frosh SaysThree Frederick County furniture sellers have been charged with violating the Consumer Protection Act after they allegedly took deposits on orders and failed to deliver goods, sometimes changing the name of their company to claim they didn't owe customers a refund
Made In Baltimore Launches Online Store Selling Locally Made Home Goods, Jewelry And MoreThe store features hundreds of bath and beauty products, apparel, accessories, cards, food and drinks, and other products, and allows shoppers to search for items made by Black, Indigenous, and people of color artists or by businesses that are women-owned or LGBTQ-owned.
Port Of Baltimore Welcomes E-Commerce Focused ZIM Shipping LineLocal and state officials gathered Wednesday at the Port of Baltimore to welcome a ZIM Shipping Line, a shipping carrier focused on e-commerce, to the port.