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As Many as 80k Marylanders Could Lose Medicaid Eligibility

As Many as 80k Marylanders Could Lose Medicaid Eligibility

Maryland officials are preparing for as many as 80,000 residents who could no longer qualify for Medicaid coverage this spring, as the federal government reinstates a requirement that existed before the COVID-19 pandemic for states to verify the eligibility of recipients.

Dominion-Backed Rates Bill Whittled Down in House Committee

Dominion-Backed Rates Bill Whittled Down in House Committee

Dominion Energy’s ongoing push for yet another year of legislative tinkering with the way its rates are regulated took a surprise turn this week, when a Virginia House committee whittled down a company-backed bill ratepayer advocates have fiercely opposed.

Maryland Marijuana Measure Prioritizes Social Equity

Maryland Marijuana Measure Prioritizes Social Equity

Maryland is working toward creating a recreational marijuana industry with greater social equity, lawmakers said Friday, with more licenses for minority-owned businesses and proceeds directed to areas adversely impacted by the war on drugs.

Balloon Bickering Over Biden’s Actions, China’s Intentions

Balloon Bickering Over Biden’s Actions, China’s Intentions

Republican lawmakers on Sunday accused China of deliberately surveilling sensitive U.S. military sites with a suspected spy balloon and said the Biden administration had given Beijing an intelligence opening by not downing the balloon during its high-altitude drift through American airspace.

GOP-Led Panel Again Defeats Campaign Finance Reform

GOP-Led Panel Again Defeats Campaign Finance Reform

A Republican-led Virginia House panel voted down legislation early Wednesday that would prohibit lawmakers from using campaign funds for personal expenses such as a vacation, mortgage or country club membership.

Virginia’s Error Leads Local Schools to Overestimate Aid

Virginia’s Error Leads Local Schools to Overestimate Aid

The Virginia Department of Education acknowledged Tuesday that an error in a mathematical formula it provides to local K-12 school divisions led some schools to expect more state funding than they are set to receive.

Biden Lawyer: FBI Finds No Classified Docs at Beach House

Biden Lawyer: FBI Finds No Classified Docs at Beach House

The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s vacation home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, on Wednesday without finding any classified documents, the president’s attorney said. Agents did take some handwritten notes and other materials relating to Biden’s time as vice president for review.

Santos Steps Down from House Panels Amid Ethics Issues

Santos Steps Down from House Panels Amid Ethics Issues

Republican Rep. George Santos of New York told GOP colleagues Tuesday he is temporarily stepping down from his two congressional committees, a move that comes amid a host of ethics issues and a day after he met with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

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