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January 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Submits Emergency Legislation

Maryland’s General Assembly kicked off Wednesday and Gov. Larry Hogan has introduced what his administration calls “emergency legislation.” The bills would provide paid leave benefits to residents, combat violence across the state, and ensure accountability schools. “For three years in a row, we have remained committed to engaging our colleagues on both sides of the […]

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December 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan’s Economic Plans for 2018 Include Investing in Science and Technology

Governor Larry Hogan announced his plans for economic growth and job development for Marylanders in 2018.  His initiatives include investing in STEM-related (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) industries and expanding the More Jobs for Marylanders Act with new legislation. Back in 2017, the More Jobs for Marylanders Act was passed to give manufacturing companies tax credits for […]

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December 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Some Residents Worry About GOP Tax Plan (VIDEO)

In a sit-down meeting with Maryland Senator Ben Cardin (Md-D), Nancy Suniewick of Silver Spring expressed concern over the tax reform bills passed recently by the Senate and the House. Both bills aim to eliminate the state and local tax reduction. According to the Tax Policy Center, state and local income and real estate taxes […]

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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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May 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Administration Launches New Web Portal to Provide Resources on Opioid Crisis

In an effort to raise public awareness of the heroin, opioid and fentanyl crisis in Maryland, the Hogan-Rutherford administration launched a new web portal titled, “Before It’s Too Late.” The new website, BeforeItsTooLateMD.org, is designed to be a one-stop shop for individuals, families, educators and health care professional to obtain the resources they need to […]

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February 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

“21 This Week” Topics: Charter Schools in Maryland, County Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill (VIDEO)

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. Aiken and panelists discuss the political climate for increasing charter schools in Maryland, Maryland bail system overhaul, County Council struggles with fossil fuel pension fund investments, and Under Armour CEO’s pro-Trump comments. This week’s panel of political observers includes Sam Statland, William Askinazi, Diane Nash Dillon, and […]

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May 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Five Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Good morning. Here are five things to know today, May 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Governor Hogan is expected to sign Noah’s Law and several other bills into law today. 2. The Montgomery County Council will reach a preliminary agreement on the County’s Fiscal Year 2017 operating budget and the Fiscal Years 2017-22 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The Council […]

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March 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Executive Leggett Pleased that Montgomery County Will Receive Federal Funds for Snow Cleanup (VIDEO)

Montgomery County received a record amount of snow during the January blizzard. Members of the County Council have said that the clean up cost nearly $1 million per inch of snow. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, County Executive Ike Leggett discusses what the federal aid would mean for the County.

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February 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Governor Hogan Strengthens Cultural and Economic Ties With South Korea (PHOTO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan re-affirmed cultural and economic ties between Maryland and South Korea by renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the province of Jeollanam-do. Governor Hogan signed the agreement along with Jeollanam-do province Governor Nak-yon Lee on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at the Maryland State House according to a news release from the Governor’s […]

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February 10, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Leggett Responds to Governor Hogan’s State of the State Address (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan outlined his vision for Maryland during his annual State of the State address on February 3. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett responds to the Governor’s speech.

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