Executive Order

June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Renews Commitment to Environmental Education For Maryland’s Youth

Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order on Thursday to promote outdoor learning for Maryland youth titled, “Project Green Classrooms,” according to a news release. This new executive order will allow youth to learn more about their local environment through educational programming by Maryland schools, communities and public lands. “As we work together to protect […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Responds to Durso’s Request About Extending School Calendar End Date

When it comes to the school calendar, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has some advice for the president of the Montgomery County school board. “Considering the series of recent troubling incidents reported in Montgomery County schools, I suggest you and your colleagues consider shifting your focus from arguing over which 180 days class is in session […]

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April 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Announce the Extension of Summer Programs Due to Later School Year Start Date

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to be joined by Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith to announce the Montgomery County Department of Recreation will extend summer full and half day programs, according to a news release. This announcement comes amid the executive order that Governor Larry Hogan signed last year requiring […]

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March 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Address Multigenerational Poverty

In an effort to help break the cycle of multi-generational poverty, Governor Hogan signed an executive order on Thursday to establish a multidisciplinary commission to study the a public policy initiative titled, “The Two-Generation Approach,” according to a news release. Two-Generation or “Two-Gen” Approach is an initiative that focuses on creating opportunities for children and […]

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February 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Fears of Deportation Prompts Montgomery College Student Senate to Host an Open Forum Discussion

Some students are afraid they will be banned from the United States, according to Jonell Malone, student body president, Montgomery College Silver Spring and Takoma Park (MCTPSS). This fear comes amid the federal executive orders signed by President Donald Trump regarding immigration. In an effort to address students’ concerns, Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart joined […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Congressman Sarbanes Releases Statement about President Trump’s Refugee Ban

Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes, a Democrat, released the following statement after President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States: “President Trump’s executive order imposing entry restrictions on refugees and citizens from certain countries is unlawful and is already being challenged in the courts. The President is pitting himself […]

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January 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Takoma Park Mayor Addresses Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

Takoma Park city officials released a statement following the Executive Order that President Donald Trump signed on Wednesday regarding immigration and border security. Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart stated in a phone interview that city leaders will review the Executive Order to determine the impact it will have on residents and how they will work to […]

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October 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Starting School After Labor Day (VIDEO)

During a conversation with Comptroller Peter Franchot at a Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce event on Friday morning in North Bethesda, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan did not mince any words when he was asked about the controversy surrounding his executive order mandating a post Labor Day school start. “This is one of the most ridiculous […]

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September 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Rep. John Delaney on Hogan’s Executive Order to Open MD Public Schools After Labor Day (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, U.S. Rep. John Delaney discusses Governor Larry Hogan’s executive order to open Maryland Public Schools after Labor Day. Delaney says that the decision should be left to local jurisdictions.

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September 20, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 20, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 20th, in Montgomery County: 1. County Council Meeting: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is: the White Oak General Development Agreement and the Westbard Sectional Map Amendment. 2. Silver Spring Community Meeting: Montgomery County Parks invites residents to attend a meeting to provide input for the renovation of […]

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