The Montgomery County Council addressed questions Thursday evening at a virtual tenant town hall meeting about possible eviction due to missed rental payments as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. â€œWith next monthâ€™s rent due in just a few days, we know many residents are concerned about their housing and economic security during this crisis,â€ said an advisory about…
Riding on a wave of tough on crime sentencing practices that began proliferating in the 1980’s, the geriatric population in Americaâ€™s prisons is quickly expanding
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan received 500,000 coronavirus test kits from South Korea last week, but local governments havenâ€™t seen those test kits come in yet. A reporter from The Washington Post asked Hogan Thursday about why those test kits have yet to be used. â€œWe still need swabs and reagents. There are about nine steps in the process,â€ Hogan said….
Scientists at George Mason University are working to develop an easy-to-administer COVID-19 antibody test, which could mean using a simple swab in the mouth for saliva. Dr. Lance Liotta works for the Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine Center at GMU. He said theyâ€™ve been working on saliva testing for many years and already had a collection device that would work….
Once the largest halfway house in the country, Hope Village in Southeast D.C. was boarded up Thursday with no facility to replace it. The last few dozen inmates inside the halfway house on Langston Place SE were transferred to other halfway houses closer to Baltimore. About 200 others have been sent to home confinement to complete their federal prison sentences….
Forty-five years ago a blossoming nation, imperfect yet free, prosperous, innovative, breathed its last breaths as totalitarian Communism ruthlessly completed its takeover.
A lot of people seem to believe that the death toll of COVID-19, now over 60,000 in the United States, is exaggerated and that the virus is far more common and widespread than previously believed.