July 14, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

More Restrictions, Closures Due to COVID-19 Threat

Travel Ban

More restrictions and closures are in effect in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The number of those testing positive goes up in Maryland.

Higher Security Alerts at US Bases, Installations

Security Alerts

Those heading to work Monday at base gates might have experienced longer-than-normal wait times as installations shore up security following strikes and heated rhetoric between the US and Iran.

DoD Seeks Health Data Related to Military Housing

military housing

DoD looking to collect data on health issues alleged to come from military housing rife with mold, rodents, and lead.

Russia Is Jamming US Drones in Syria

US drones

Russian jamming of small US drones in Syria is having an impact on American military operations.

Realtors Monitoring Legislative Wish List

Key issues of landlord liability, interest rates on security deposits and HOA resale packages are on the table for Realtors during this legislative session. And no more rain taxes.

Legislators Tackle Taxes to Minimum Wage

Legislators face a deficit and debates about where to find the revenues to fix it — including marijuana.

County Wants Ideas for New State Laws

law

St. Mary’s County government is soliciting citizen ideas for legislative requests for next year’s Maryland General Assembly.

Law Could Alert Navy on New Wind Turbines

wind turbine farm

Law change re-regulates the construction of land-based windmills, giving Pax River testers a chance to review them.