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May 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Announces $83 Million in Student Need Based Scholarships for 2017-18

Governor Larry Hogan announced on Tuesday that more than 49,000 Maryland students will receive scholarships through the Maryland Higher Education Commission for the 2017-18 school year. The scholarships, totaling $82,764,420, represents the initial awarding of the Howard P. Rawlings Education Excellence Award Program, the state’s largest need based student financial aid program, according to a […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Hotel Pool Bill: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the introduction of a bill that would exempt area hotels from having a lifeguard on duty at the pool. 2. A Legend: Legendary high […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Participates in Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan joined District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic at the Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit on Tuesday. The conference, organized by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, gathered hundreds of policymakers, public health and safety professionals to confront the substance […]

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May 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Flags to Half Staff May 10th in Honor of Fallen Edgewood Soldier

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Wednesday, May 10 in honor of Army Staff Sergeant Mark De Alencar, who died on April 8 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan while serving in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. According to a press release, De Alencar was a […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Loran Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week , which begins with a major transportation announcement by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan. Watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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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 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Signs Emergency Bill Creating Regional WMATA Compact

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed emergency legislation creating a compact between Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to create a new safety oversight commission for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The governor was joined by Senate President Mike Miller, House Speaker Mike Busch, and several Montgomery County legislators including, Senator Brian Feldman, Senator […]

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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 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Ranks in Top 10 of Best States to Live in the Nation (VIDEO)

In a recent report by U.S. News & World Report, Maryland is ranked as eighth best state to live in the nation. The “Best State Ranking” analyzed all 50 states in the following key areas: health care, education, crimes and corrections, opportunity, economy and government. “I’m proud to point out that Maryland has beat out […]

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February 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hogan Touts Education Funding During Visit to Germantown (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan visited Montgomery College Germantown campus early Tuesday to discuss Maryland’s economy with women in the commercial real estate industry. In his address during an event entitled,”2017 Economic Development Update for the State of Maryland,” Hogan stated Maryland is ranked number eight as best states to live in the nation, according to a […]

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