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Court Hearing Friday Regarding Extension of Federal Unemployment Benefits

July 9th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

A Baltimore City Circuit Court judge has scheduled a Friday afternoon hearing on a motion to stop Governor Larry Hogan from halting expanded federal unemployment benefits early in Maryland.  The hearing comes after a spate of legal maneuvers over the Independence Day weekend. Similar lawsuits have been filed in Indiana, Texas and Ohio. Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot sent a letter to Hogan Tuesday, urging him to reconsider his decision to end benefits early, and he reiterated that position during the regular meeting of the Board of Public Works…