On February 10, 2016, Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order forming the Commission to Modernize State Procurement. On December 1, 2016, the Commission, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford, delivered its report to Governor Hogan. The Report includes 57 recommendations to “modernize the state procurement system by utilizing new technologies, simplifying the RFP process, and providing better procurement training to state personnel and businesses.” You can read the report here .
The New Act Adopted By Vote on January 12, 2018, Is To Take Effect February 11, 2018. The Act Obligates Most Maryland Employers With Fifteen (15) Or More Employees To Adopt A “Sick and Safe” Leave Policy And To Grant At Least One (1) Hour Of Paid Sick and Safe Leave For Every Thirty … Read moreIMPORTANT – UNION OFFICER ADVISORY: Maryland General Assembly adopts Maryland Healthy Working Families Act