Rosenstein in line to oversee Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Some Democrats worry the appointment of a Jeff Sessions subordinate to oversee an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election won’t be a clean enough break from the embattled attorney general. But the veteran prosecutor in line for the job may be uniquely politically palatable. Rod Rosenstein, who faces his confirmation hearing …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/06/rosenstein-in-line-to-oversee-russia-probe/

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PJM eyes restart of power project pooh-poohed by Md., Del. officials

DOVER, Del.  — Officials with a regional power grid operator want to greenlight a controversial transmission line project that Delaware and Maryland officials have said would impose unfair costs on their residents while mostly benefiting New Jersey. Amid criticism and rising costs, the PJM Interconnection board suspended the Artificial Island transmission line project last summer …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/06/power-grid-artificial-island/

‘We’ve got a crisis in Maryland’

The Maryland Hospital Association keeps a busy calendar during the legislative session in Annapolis. Carmela Coyle, the association’s president and CEO, said this year the organization would offer recommendations on more than 100 bills. And this year she’s also had to pay attention to efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act led by …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/05/carmela-coyle-obamacare-opioids-mental-health-hospitals/

Best Week, Worst Week: Good news for paid sick leave supporters; Morheim reprimanded despite pleas of innocence

Employees of small businesses in Maryland got some good news this week on the paid sick leave front while a Maryland delegate faced a reprimand from his legislative colleagues despite his repeated assertions that he did nothing wrong. Government affairs writer Bryan P. Sears reported Wednesday that House of Delegates gave preliminary approval to a bill …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/04/best-week-worst-week-good-news-for-paid-sick-leave-supporters-delegate-reprimanded-despite-pleas-of-innocence/

Sinclair scores partial victory in dispute over anchor style guide

When Sinclair Broadcast Group had a fashion emergency at its TV news stations in 2013, the Hunt Valley-based company knew where to find help. Two years earlier, Sinclair hired Colour Basis LLC, a Texas-based image consulting company to give style advice to news anchors. Christi Schreiber, Colour Basis’ CEO, had agreed to create a style …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/03/sinclair-broadcasting-style-guide-lawsuit/

Gerald W. Hart | Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Gerald W. Hart, Ph.D., has been named the Paul and Christine Englund Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The professorship, which is the first granted to the Department of Biological Chemistry, recognizes Hart for his groundbreaking discovery on the crosstalk between O-GlcNAc and phosphorylation, which regulates transcription and signaling, and underlies the etiology …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/03/03/gerald-w-hart-johns-hopkins-school-of-medicine/