Tiffany Robinson Appointed Labor Secretary

Governor Hogan has announced that Tiffany Robinson will be appointed the new Secretary of Labor. Ms. Robinson currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Governor, where she advises on labor, housing, education, human services, and health matters. From the Governor’s press release, “Tiffany Robinson has dedicated her career to empowering…

New Laws Taking Effect July 1

Approximately 300 pieces of legislation will take effect today, the same day the new fiscal year begins. This legislation includes: creation of a prescription drug board tasked with developing ideas to reduce drug prices at the manufacturer, wholesale, pharmacy benefit manager and insurance carrier levels; initial funding to implement recommendations of the Commission on Innovation…

NAACP Announces Support for Proposed Maglev Project

During a press conference held on Friday, June 28, State and local leaders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) announced support for a proposed high speed magnetic levitation train that will allow people to travel from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore in 15 minutes. Plans are for the route to continue…