Morgan Sweeney  

Morgan Sweeney is a staff writer covering Virginia and Maryland for The Center Square. Morgan was an active member of the journalism program as an undergraduate at Hillsdale College and previously…

Virginia legislative update: Key education bills advance

(The Center Square) – Virginia’s 2024 General Assembly session is just over halfway finished, with 480 bills passed by the House of Delegates and 393 by the state Senate. Some critical… Read More

February 13, 2024
Legislation banning transgender athletes dies in the Legislature

(The Center Square) – Advocates for the transgender community celebrated another victory in Virginia Tuesday when the House of Delegates K-12 Education Subcommittee voted down a bill that would have segregated sports… Read More

February 7, 2024
Maryland ‘Fairness in Girls’ Sports’ bill dies in committee

(The Center Square) – For the second year in a row, the Maryland Legislature killed a bill known as the “Fairness in Girls’ Sports” bill that would disallow biological males from playing… Read More

February 5, 2024
Loudoun County Public Schools slapped with another lawsuit

(The Center Square) — Loudoun County Public Schools is being sued by media outlet The Daily Wire for withholding information about its legal settlements. The Wire’s lawyers at America First Legal say… Read More

January 22, 2024
Maryland implements Medicaid expansions for gender-affirming care

(The Center Square) – Effective Jan. 1, through its Trans Health Equity Act, Maryland Medicaid coverage has expanded gender-affirming services and procedures. It has expanded from mental health services, hormone replacement therapy… Read More

January 5, 2024