Orr: Put Politics Aside. Convene a Special Session of the Legislature

In “The Pros and Cons of a Special Session” [Maryland Matters, Sept. 9], Josh Kurtz gives his take on whether the Maryland General Assembly can muster the political will to convene for a special session. But he forgot one of the biggest “cons”: There is a massive human cost to putting off legislation that ensures Maryland residents can protect their health and meet their basic human needs. With more than 113,000 coronavirus cases and upward of 3,600 deaths, Marylanders need relief now, not in January. (Md Matters)

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