September 7, 2018

Civil Eats, Meg Wilcox, September 5, 2018- When Julie Taddeo moved to Takoma Park, Maryland, a progressive suburb outside of Washington D.C., and saw ubiquitous yellow flags marking the places where pesticide had recently been sprayed, she was surprised. “Everyone’s a treehugger here in, the Berkeley of the East,” she …

March 5, 2018

Public Knowledge, Shiva Stella, March 2, 2018- Today, Public Knowledge Senior Vice President Harold Feld will testify before the Maryland Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee at 1 p.m. His testimony in the hearing on Maryland Senate Bill 287, “State Funds: Procurement of Services From Internet Service Providers” will support the …

January 24, 2018

The National Law Review, James J. Murphy & Madi A. Bakker, January 23, 2018- On January 12, 2018, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Republican Governor Larry Hogan’s May 25, 2017 veto of legislation requiring Maryland employers to provide sick and safe leave to their employees. By overriding the governor’s veto, the general …

January 19, 2018

Economic Policy Institute, Marni von Wilpert, January 18, 2018- On January 12, 2018, the Maryland legislature successfully overrode Governor Hogan’s veto of a bill granting Maryland workers access to paid sick days across the state. This is great news—it means that nearly 700,000 workers who previously lacked access to paid sick days …