New, deadly developments in Anne Arundel opioid crisis

By Alex Mann An elephant tranquilizer has started showing up in Anne Arundel County drug overdoses. Tests on two fatal overdoses in the county last month revealed the drug’s presence, which complicates the county’s severe opioid epidemic by further endangering addicts and first responders. Carfentanil, a synthetic opioid used in veterinary practices to sedate large mammals like elephants and rhinos, is approximately 10,000 times more … Continue reading New, deadly developments in Anne Arundel opioid crisis

Hyattsville seeks to educate residents on sanctuary city status

By Danielle Kiefer After Hyattsville, Maryland, officially declared itself the state’s second sanctuary city April 17, the next step for councilmembers will be to educate residents on exactly what it does and what it does not mean to be a sanctuary city. “Whenever I get a chance, I will remind people and educate people on what it means that we are a sanctuary city,” Hyattsville … Continue reading Hyattsville seeks to educate residents on sanctuary city status

Md. General Assembly Overrides Hogan’s Veto Of Education Bill

Last Thursday the Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Protect Our Schools Act, a bill that would create a formula to judge the quality of public schools, minimizing the importance of test scores and emphasizing alternative quality indicators. The Republican governor vetoed the bill last Thursday with strong opposition to the legislation’s intentions, claiming it would make Maryland schools some of … Continue reading Md. General Assembly Overrides Hogan’s Veto Of Education Bill

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Welcome to Beltway Bulletin

Government and the media were not made to get along. They have opposite goals. Journalists report the facts, aiming for transparency at all times while attempting to not push a certain agenda or bias. The government has an agenda: to pass laws that often go against public opinion. These two goals set the stage for the Beltway Bulletin. Ed Klauber, a former executive at CBS, … Continue reading Welcome to Beltway Bulletin