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Charity run by wife of Elijah Cummings incurs new ethics complaint

(Washington Examiner | Alana Goodman) - A watchdog group is asking the Maryland attorney general to investigate whether Rep. Elijah Cummings and his wife used a charity for improper self-enrichment, according to a copy of the complaint obtained by the Washington Examiner.

First they came for the lemonade stands -- Maryland County Looks to Criminalizing Balloon Releases

xzdfy644384288CENTREVILLE, Md. (AP) — Lawmakers of a Maryland county are considering a bill that would outlaw balloon releases and impose a $250 fine on those who ignore the mandate.

Bleed You Before You Go, Pick the Bones Dry Upon Expiration -- Maryland Worst State For Retirement

Zero Hedge | Tyler Durden - It's not surprising whatsoever that Maryland has been ranked the worst state for retirement, according to a new Bankrate study. The state has a whole list of problems, mainly due to it's out of control taxation by local governments, the implosion of Baltimore City, unaffordable housing, and the high cost of living.

Maryland government systems possibly breached, personal data of 78K customers potentially affected


(The Washington Times) - The Maryland Department of Labor said Friday that it was contacting 78,000 customers who had their personal information stored on systems suspected of being breached.

Maryland Teen Posts Picture of Airsoft Gun on Snapchat, School Suspends Him for 3 Weeks

This is what socialism or brown-shirting looks like. It begins within public indoctrination and monitoring centers, IE: public schools. Where children are really just wards of the state to mold into conformity.

Reason reports:

Overdue -- Maryland Gov. Hogan withholds $55M from DC Metro transit system over lacking audit transparency

Focus on the imbalance between a bloated over-compensated bureaucracy at the expense of public safety in the most safety-challenged corner-cutting system in the country.

Wait 'til taxpayers get the bill -- Maryland General Assembly override vetoes of $15 minimum wage, comptroller's oversight

Madness, pure madness. It's important to note every public employee in the state will get a boost in salary when all pay scales are adjusted up to keep up-scale positions competitive. The costs will become consequential and significant when the next round of budget demands roll around.

Maryland’s General Assembly took swift action Thursday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that will gradually increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.


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