Tag: Gov. Larry Hogan
This year saw COVID-19 restrictions being lifted at the state level and later being reimposed in several local jurisdictions in response to rising hospitalization and positivity rates.Read More
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said Wednesday that he is very concerned about the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in both the jurisdiction that he leads and throughout Maryland.Read More
This year also saw the General Assembly pass landmark police reform legislation over Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto, which added fuel to ongoing debates between the administration and Democratic lawmakers about how to address violent crime in Baltimore City.Read More
The additional measures include the prioritization of hospital beds for COVID-19 patients and others who are critically ill, the adjustment of capacity limits, the redeployment of staff, and the reduction of elective procedures.Read More
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich Wednesday said he is concerned that the recent COVID-19 surge could get even worse over the upcoming holiday weekend and urged residents to follow recommended safety protocols so as to help limit the spread of the virus.Read More
Hogan: State to provide $100 million in emergency funding to increase staff at hospitals and nursing homes
The days and hours of operations at state testing sites in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties will immediately be expanded and the Maryland National Guard will be deployed help with that effort, Hogan said.Read More
Maryland’s economy gained 8,400 jobs in November and the state’s unemployment rate decreased from 5.7% to 5.4%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning.Read More
Gov. Larry Hogan recently announced a series of additional measures to address the rise in hospitalizations. They include improved coordination between the state and its hospitals to come up with emergency plans and the establishment of a Surge Operation Center.Read More
The General Assembly largely ignored the wishes of a significant portion of the state’s electorate in a recent vote to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of congressional redistricting legislation favored by Democrats, several of Maryland’s GOP lawmakers said Monday.Read More
Gov. Larry Hogan Thursday vetoed congressional redistricting legislation favored by Democrats. Hogan took that action in the middle of an afternoon news conference at the State House in Annapolis.The veto comes less than a day after the Senate voted to send the legislation to his desk.Read More
The Senate on Wednesday evening voted 32-15 to recommend the adoption of a congressional redistricting map that was developed by a bipartisan legislative commission and is supported by Democratic lawmakers.Read More
Diana Waterman, president of the Maryland Federation of Republican Women, was more blunt.
“Marylanders want fair redistricting, not another gerrymandering map. This is an issue that is not partisan. By voting in favor of HB002/SB002, every member of the legislature can show all of their constituents that there is indeed a bipartisan desire to do better than we have done in the past.”Read More
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