Executive Order

October 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Local Officials React to Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care

President Donald Trump’s executive order Thursday will make it easier for consumers to buy across state lines and small businesses will be able to form a group to purchase insurance together. “Large employers often are able to obtain better terms on health insurance for their employees than small employers because of their larger pools of […]

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August 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order to Create New State Development Plan

Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order which directs state officials to create a new State Development Plan (SDP) that promotes growth initiatives while being more responsive to the needs of local jurisdictions. The governor announced the signing of the order during the annual Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Summer Conference in Ocean City, according […]

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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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