Maryland lawmaker forms oversight panel on vaccine rollout
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A top Maryland lawmaker has formed an oversight panel after criticizing “unacceptable" levels of confusion about COVID-19 vaccine access, administration and distribution. Senate President Bill Ferguson announced the workgroup Tuesday.
Ferguson says the Senate would consider not confirming Gov. Larry Hogan's nominee to lead the state health department due to the current rollout.
Ferguson says he doesn't think it would be fair to confirm Dennis Schrader based on where the state is now with the vaccination program.
Hogan spokesman Michael Ricci says Maryland has administered more vaccine doses than 32 other states.