By DAVID ANDERSONTHE AEGIS |APR 16, 2020 AT 5:07 PM Members of the Maryland Health Care Commission voted Thursday in favor of plans by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health to consolidate its hospital services in Harford County, despite calls by some elected officials to remove the matter from the commission’s docket in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Upper Chesapeake’s three requests on the agenda included …Continue reading
Maryland is the first state in the country to start a free, opt-in, telephonic service to check on Maryland’s older residents, all across the state. HOW DOES IT WORK? Every day a telephone call will be placed to a participant at a regularly scheduled time. These calls will take place between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. as close as possible …Continue reading
I am back on the House floor today, but I want to be sure all of you have seen that The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic that has infected nearly 200,000 people worldwide, and a national emergency has been declared. As of today, March 16, 2020, Maryland has reported 37 confirmed cases of …Continue reading
After weeks of monitoring the spread of Novel Coronavirus/COVID-19, we are now seeing the virus affect our state and local communities. This is not a drill. This is a serious situation, which requires all Marylanders to be proactive, vigilant, and calm. The Maryland General Assembly, the Governor, and all state agencies are unified in the effort to keep residents safe …Continue reading
On Friday, February 21, 2020, Delegate Mary Ann Lisanti (Harford County) will testify in front of the House Ways and Means Committee in support of her legislation, House Bill 371, which would exempt military retirement income from Maryland State taxes. Delegate Lisanti said “The legislature has been working on reducing the tax burden on our Veterans for some time now…It …Continue reading
Delegate Mary Ann Lisanti is constantly working to make Maryland a better state to live in, work in, and do business in; therefore, it should come as no surprise that many of the bills she introduces aim to one or more of these three goals. On February 17, 2020 there were hearings before the Economic Matters Committee on House Bills …Continue reading
HAVRE DE GRACE, MD — The Havre de Grace City Council hosted a special meeting this week to pass a resolution in support of one of its young residents.
In an unusual move, Havre de Grace Mayor William T. Martin convened a meeting Wednesday night to put on record that the city supports proposed legislation inspired by Connor Sheffield.Continue reading
Legislation defines parts types and requires written consent indicating parts choice.Continue reading
A bill scheduled for a hearing next month would demand Maryland policyholders be given the right to choose between “genuine,” aftermarket or certified aftermarket “crash parts” during a collision repair.
The definition of “genuine” suggested in House Bill 1418 for “motor vehicle liability insurance” permits recycled parts.
It defines genuine parts as anything “manufactured by or for the original manufacturer of the motor vehicle to be repaired” and “authorized to carry the name or trademark of the original manufacturer of the motor vehicle.”Continue reading
“Enough is enough!” said Del. Mary Anne Lisanti, D-Harford County, on Friday, January 31, 2020, at a press conference underscoring her advocacy for House Bill 38, which would reduce the civil penalty for a video toll violation to no more than $5.00. Currently, those who don’t pay a Maryland toll – intentionally or unintentionally – are fined $50.00. HB 38 also …Continue reading