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Maryland’s 2022 legislative session kicks off

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The Maryland General Assembly convened its 2022 legislative session today. Once again, lawmakers are discussing the legalization of marijuana. Baltimore City Hall employees are set to work remotely again due to the omicron surge….It’s also forcing the city to alter its recycling services. The Baltimore County School Board has run afoul of state law, according to a report by The state Inspector General for Education. And City Council members hear from those trying to find shelter for the homeless.

Sarah Y. Kim is WYPR’s health and housing reporter. Kim is WYPR's Report for America corps member, and Anthony Brandon Fellow. Kim joined WYPR as a 2020-2021 corps member for Report for America, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. Now in her second year as an RFA corps member, Kim is based in Baltimore City.