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State Tipoffs Involving Maryland Newsletter for Sunday March 29, 2020 ( 25 items )  

Centrus to Webcast Conference Call on March 26 at 8:30 A.M. ET
BETHESDA, Maryland, March 26 -- Centrus Energy, a supplier of nuclear fuel and services for the nuclear power industry, issued the following news release: Centrus Energy Corp. (NYSE American: LEU) will broadcast its quarterly conference call with shareholders and the financial community over the Internet on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. ET. The Company will release its year-end earnings report for its fiscal 2019, which ended December 31, 2019, after the close of markets on Wednesday,  more

Delmarva Power Extending Customer Support Practices to Ensure All Residents Have Safe, Reliable Energy Service During This Critical Time
NEWARK, Delaware, March 24 -- Delmarva Power issued the following news release: Delmarva Power is taking several major steps to help ensure all residents across its Delaware and Maryland service area have access to electric service during this critical time. As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, officials across the country are enacting shelter in place or similar orders to ensure public safety. With more people, including school children, at home during the day, Delmarva Power will be working with  more

Delmarva Power Warns Customers About Utility Scammers During COVID-19 Pandemic
NEWARK, Delaware, March 27 -- Delmarva Power issued the following news release: With Delaware, Maryland and the world experiencing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delmarva Power is reminding customers to always be on alert for potential scams targeting energy customers. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company has seen an increase in scam attempts with scammers using this health crisis to take advantage of energy customers throughout the United States. The company has received repo  more

Inovalon Launches Telehealth Configuration of the Inovalon ONE Platform
BOWIE, Maryland, March 24 -- Inovalon, a provider of cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare, issued the following news: Inovalon (Nasdaq: INOV), a leading provider of cloud-based platforms empowering data-driven healthcare, announced that it has launched a telehealth configuration of the Inovalon ONE(R) Platform, empowering virtual data-driven visits with clinicians for clients across the country. The implementation of telehealth capabilities within Inovalon ONE(R) Platform br  more

Johns Hopkins University: Survey Data Confirm Increases in Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal Thinking Among U.S. Adolescents
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 26 [TNSmedicalresearch] -- Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health issued the following news release: * * * - More Girls And Fewer Boys Seeking Treatment * * * Nationwide survey data on more than 230,000 U.S. adolescents over the period 2005 to 2018 suggest that anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, and other "internalizing" problems account for an increasing share of the adolescent mental health burden, according to a study from researchers   more

Johns Hopkins University: U.S. Autism Rates Up 10 Percent in New CDC Report
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 27 -- Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health issued the following news release: * * * - Since 2000, Prevalence Rate Has Nearly Tripled, From 0.67 TO 1.85 Percent * * * Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that finds the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among 11 surveillance sites as 1 in 54 among children aged 8 years in 2016 (  more

Joint Statement From Bowser, Hogan, Va. Gov. Northam on Regional Coronavirus Response
RICHMOND, Virginia, March 27 -- Gov. Ralph S. Northam, R-Virginia, issued the following news release: The chief executives of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia held a joint call to discuss the coronavirus (COVID-19) response throughout the region. The call included a push for concerted effort on testing in the region, a regional framework on business impacts, and ongoing coordinated messaging to encourage residents to be good neighbors by staying at home. The Mayor and the Govern  more

Lebau & Neuworth: Coronavirus Pandemic - Updated EEOC COVID-19 Preparedness Guidance Focuses on ADA
TOWSON, Maryland, March 24 -- Lebau and Neuworth, a law firm, issued the following news: On March 21, 2020, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces federal anti-discrimination laws, updated its guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic. The updated guidance focuses on the impact COVID-19 has on an employer's duties under the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA). The EEOC update, located here (https://www.eeoc.gov/facts/pandemic_flu.html#q6), states in par  more

Lebau & Neuworth: Coronavirus Pandemic - When Working From Home, Employers Must Reimburse for Expenses
TOWSON, Maryland, March 24 -- Lebau and Neuworth, a law firm, issued the following news: Many workers now have the option of working from home or have been told that they have to work from home because of the Coronavirus pandemic. If you are working from home in Maryland, your employer is required to reimburse you for expenses you incur directly in connection with your job. This can include mileage reimbursement, telephone and internet usage, as these fall within the definition of a "wage," ac  more

Maryland A.G. Call on Amazon, Whole Foods to Provide Paid Leave to Employees During Covid-19 Emergency
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 26 -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued the following news release: Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined a group of 15 attorneys general in calling on Amazon and Whole Foods to provide paid sick and family leave to their employees during the COVID-19 public health emergency. In a letter sent to the companies, the attorneys general ask them to provide paid sick and family leave as required under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Fami  more

Maryland A.G. Frosh Issues Statement on Anniversary of Affordable Care Act
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 24 -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued the following statement on the 10-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act: "Enacted 10 years ago, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provided millions of Americans with access to health insurance, including hundreds of thousands in Maryland. "In the midst of a global pandemic that threatens the health of every American, Marylanders continue to have the opportunity to obtain health insurance for themselves and t  more

Maryland A.G. Frosh Joins Coalition Urging President Trump to Prioritize Production of Protective Gear, Testing
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 25 -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued the following news release: Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general urging President Trump to fully utilize the Defense Production Act to immediately prioritize the production of masks, respirators, and other critical items needed by health care workers, first responders, and law enforcement across the United States. "COVID-19 is a deadly virus that has resulted in tens   more

Maryland A.G. Frosh Seeks Emergency Relief for Federal Student Loan Borrowers in Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 27 -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued the following news release on March 26: * * * - 27 Attorney Generals Write Letter to Secretary of Education Requesting Relief * * * Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined a coalition of 27 attorneys general in calling on the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to provide federal student loan borrowers with crucial emergency measures to help in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a letter t  more

Maryland A.G. Frosh Warns Online Marketplaces Aren't Exempt From Price Gouging Laws
BALTIMORE, Maryland, March 26 -- Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh issued the following news release: * * * - Coalition of AGs Urge Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Craigslist, and Walmart to Monitor for Compliance with State Laws * * * Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh joined a coalition of 33 attorneys general urging Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Walmart, and Craigslist to more rigorously monitor price gouging practices by online sellers using their services. Maryland's anti-price gouging   more

Maryland Public Schools to Remain Closed Through April 24, Md. Gov. Hogan Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 26 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release on March 25: * * * - Governor's Order Prioritizes Child Care for Emergency Personnel 2,400 Beds Available Through Hospital Surge Plan $4 Million in Federal Funding Received to Support Seniors in Need Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps Signups Jump By 50 Percent * * * Governor Larry Hogan provided an update on Maryland's ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and announced that he is reque  more

Md. Gov. Hogan Announces Closure of All Non-Essential Businesses, $175 Million Relief Package for Workers, Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 25 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release on March 23: Governor Larry Hogan ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses in the state and announced a $175 million relief package to assist employees, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The governor again urged Marylanders to help their neighbors by staying home in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. "We are telling all Marylanders to   more

Md. Gov. Hogan Discusses COVID-19 Response on Meet the Press
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 23 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release: Governor Larry Hogan joined Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press" to discuss ongoing measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Excerpts "This is a problem that everybody's been talking about for a week, but I don't think just talking about what was done wrong yesterday or last week or last year is really that helpful in the discussion. Governor Cuomo is the vice chairman of the National Governors   more

Md. Gov. Hogan Discusses Maryland's COVID-19 Response on CNN, the Hugh Hewitt Show, 106.7 the Fan
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 25 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release on March 24: Governor Larry Hogan joined CNN's "New Day," the Hugh Hewitt Show, and 106.7 The Fan to discuss ongoing measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, Governor Hogan announced a number of new COVID-19 mitigation measures, including the closure of all non-essential businesses, the creation of a $175 million economic relief package, updates to Maryland's public health surge plan, a  more

Md. Gov. Hogan Talks to Governor Chris Christie on WABC Radio
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 27 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release: Governor Larry Hogan joined former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on WABC talk radio to discuss governors' roles on the front lines of the COVID-10 pandemic. "The governors are really on the front line of this crisis, and you, Governor, know exactly what that's like having been a great leader and a governor yourself, and you know you've talked to a lot of your former colleagues across the coun  more

Md. Gov. Hogan Tours Baltimore Convention Center to Review COVID-19 Field Hospital Plans
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 25 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release: * * * - Also Distributes Boxed Lunches at Greenmount Recreation Center, One of More Than 500 Meal Distribution Sites Across the State * * * Governor Larry Hogan visited Baltimore City to review ongoing efforts by the Maryland National Guard, the Maryland State Department of Education, the City of Baltimore, and the state's health systems to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor was joi  more

Md. Gov. Hogan: Maryland Receives Major Disaster Declaration From Federal Administration for COVID-19
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 27 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following news release: * * * - Declaration Provides Additional Support for State's Aggressive, Coordinated Response * * * Governor Larry Hogan announced tonight that the State of Maryland has received a Major Disaster Declaration from the federal administration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, Maryland reported 580 confirmed cases of COVID-19--an increase of 157 new cases, which is by far the largest one  more

Md. Gov. Hogan: Maryland Reports 157 New Coronavirus Cases
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, March 27 -- Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Maryland, issued the following statement: * * * - Now More Than 1,200 Confirmed Cases in National Capital Region * * * The State of Maryland now has 580 confirmed cases of COVID-19--an increase of 157 new cases, which is by far the largest one-day increase to date. There are more than 1,200 confirmed cases in the National Capital Region--in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Governor Larry Hogan today issued the following statement  more

New York Mayor De Blasio Issues Transcript on Appearance at NBC's Meet the Press With Chuck Todd
NEW YORK, March 25 -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio issued the following transcript: Chuck Todd: And joining me now is the Chair of the National Governors Association, it's Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland, and the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio. Gentlemen, welcome back to Meet the Press. Mr. Mayor, I'm going to start with what's going on in New York City. It does appear to be right now ground zero for what the country is facing. You noted on Friday the grim reminder that New York City,  more

University of Maryland Researchers Use Simulation Tool to Observe Molecular Behavior
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, March 27 [TNSscientificresearch] -- The University of Maryland issued the following news: From targeted drug delivery to oil extraction, engineers are finding ways to use miniscule particles, known as nanoparticles, that can interact with substances in various ways, such as causing them to adhere. Doing so requires an understanding of how the particle surfaces behave--and that can be tricky, given the submicroscopic scales involved. Often, conventional experimental metho  more

University of Maryland: Parenting Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, March 27 -- The University of Maryland issued the following news: Andrea Chronis-Tuscano is a clinical psychology professor from the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences at the University of Maryland who specializes in parenting and parent mental health. She offers these tips for families navigating the COVID-19 pandemic: Children and families in our society are constantly on the go and the current state of affairs is certainly unsettling for us all. However, we as p  more