Md. eyes telemedicine expansion to aid in opioid crisis

ANNAPOLIS – A bill that could expand telemedicine to include counseling for substance abuse disorders, which could help thwart the ballooning heroin-opioid epidemic in Maryland, is advancing in the General Assembly. Telemedicine has grown rapidly in recent years, with 15 million Americans using it 2015, a 50 percent increase from 2013, according to the American …

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Oriole Park remains driving force in Baltimore – for better or worse

In the week leading up to the first game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in April 1992, then-Mayor Kurt Schmoke recalled fans were invited to eat lunch at the stadium and get a feel for the new $110 million ballpark. Schmoke was checking out the stadium one day that week, walking up the first …

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Hogan signs 2 bills, with 2 dozen more pending

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law two more bills Friday but left two dozen others for another day. The bill-signing ceremony came a day after the governor hastily signed an emergency bill in his office. Meanwhile, 24 other bills delivered Wednesday under the so-called six day rule await disposition. Included in Friday’s signing …

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Comptroller’s request for more police power progressing in legislature

The Office of the Comptroller may soon have greater investigative and enforcement powers in Maryland thanks to legislation backed by Gov. Larry Hogan to expand the agency’s police powers to fight fraud. The Taxpayer Protection Act adds tax fraud to the list of enforcement responsibilities assigned to the agency’s Field Enforcement Division and provides legal …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/31/comtroller-tax-fraud-legislation/

Prepping for Mentoring Monday

It’s almost Mentoring Monday.

The fourth annual Mentoring Monday is April 3. It’s a speed-coaching event, much like speed-dating, that gives women quick one-on-one sessions with several mentors they choose. Bizwomen’s 43 sister publications are preparing for the big day.

The Baltimore Business Journal will hold its mentoring Monday at the Sheraton Baltimore North in Towson at 7:30 a.m. Mentors include Violet Apple, of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Marianne Banister, of the Claire Marie…

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PARTNER AND ASSOCIATE ATTORNEYS, COMPLEX FEDERAL CIVIL AND BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION

Simms Showers LLP, Baltimore / Hunt Valley seeks partner and associate-level attorneys with three (3) or more years’ practice experience with background including federal judicial clerkship, law review and/or top 50 law school degree, to join our national and international practice in complex federal civil and bankruptcy litigation.

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/31/partner-and-associate-attorneys-complex-federal-civil-and-bankruptcy-litigation/

Liquor license for Cross Street Market gains support in General Assembly

A liquor license that would cover the entire Cross Street Market got one step closer to reality Friday in Annapolis.

The city’s legislative delegation unanimously approved an amendment following a brief hearing that would establish the umbrella license for the market as part of a $6.5 million redevelopment. The redevelopment plan, scuttled briefly in February, has gained momentum with the announcement of nine vendors and growing support for the liquor legislation.

Caves Valley Partners, the developer,…

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