Coming Home

Coming Home

Where is home?

It’s a question I’ve been trying to answer for much of my life. About more than simple geography, it is a question that carries significant weight, a question about finding a sense of place and belonging. Continue reading “Coming Home”

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I’m a meme!

Coming off the high of a successful campaign launch for Maryland for $15, imagine my surprise when I logged into Twitter to find this:

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Prestige Without Pay Violates New Labor Rule

Prestige Without Pay Violates New Labor Rule

Overtime pay is supposed to compensate workers for the extra time they put in away from home as well as incentivize employers to limit the need to have employees work exorbitant hours. A healthy workforce requires work-life balance, but the overtime rule has been weakened to the point that few workers actually qualify.
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Maryland Official Makes Outrageous Claim About Childhood Exposure to Lead Paint

Maryland Official Makes Outrageous Claim About Childhood Exposure to Lead Paint

Recently, Kenneth Holt, the appointed secretary of Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development told an audience that the state’s laws regarding lead paint exposure should be loosened because mothers could intentionally expose their children to lead in order to receive compensation. Not only did he mischaracterize the level of compensation to which victims of residential lead exposure are entitled, but he later acknowledged he did not know of any case in which this had occurred.

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