A Baltimore judge will hear arguments in court on Monday over whether he should require Maryland to continue participating in enhanced benefits for people who are unemployed. It’s the latest step in a fast-moving legal challenge that has pitted unemployed residents against Gov. Larry Hogan. Part of the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic includes enhancements to unemployment insurance to help people who are still struggling to find work.
The battle over Maryland unemployment benefits will have a key court hearing today. Here’s what you need to know.
July 12, 2021