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US attorney sends letter to ethics panel on indicted senator

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Maryland’s acting U.S. attorney says he believes it would be prudent for a Maryland legislative ethics panel to hold off its own investigation into an indicted state senator “until the federal charges are resolved.” Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen Schenning’s letter to lawmakers dated Feb. 7 was read by a clerk in…

Maryland lawmakers to update sex harassment policy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Maryland lawmakers will take up a proposal to update the Legislature’s sexual harassment policy by creating a central repository to keep track of complaints against legislators each year, an official to House Speaker Michael Busch said Monday. The proposal is scheduled for a vote Tuesday before …