Executive Order

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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September 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties beginning Sept. 2nd in anticipation of heavy rains, strong winds, and potential flooding associated with Tropical Storm Hermine. According to the governor, the Executive […]

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August 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Signs Executive Order to Start Public Schools After Labor Day (VIDEOS)

UPDATED At a news conference in Ocean City today, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that he was signing an executive order that will require Maryland public schools to start classes after Labor Day beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Hogan was joined by Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has been an active advocate of a later […]

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August 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Will Governor Change the School Calendar? (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot have scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in Ocean City “to make a major announcement regarding the starting date of public school systems in Maryland.” According to a media advisory, the two will be joined by other state officials, business owners and area residents […]

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