Maureen Daly of Long Island’s North Shore Leader broke the story of George Santos’ deception months prior to the 2022 election. But people didn’t listen, and Santos went on to secure victory in New York’s 3rd Congressional District. He’s since faced scrutiny from local and national outlets alike for embellishing his background. Stories like this are what inspired newly elected state Del. Joe Vogel, D-Montgomery, to sponsor a bill sustaining local journalism in the Maryland General Assembly.
Maryland legislators consider bill to boost local journalism
February 17, 2023