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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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January 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools close for weather: Montgomery County schools are closed today due to the winter weather. The schools may alter Friday’s schedule due to the predicted extreme cold. 2. Governor declares State of Emergency: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued order for the Eastern Shore Tuesday night […]

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November 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Slain Baltimore Police Officer

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Thursday Nov. 16 following the death of Baltimore City Police Detective Sean Suiter. Suiter was shot in the line of duty on Wednesday evening, according to the Baltimore City Police Department. One of our officers was shot this evening. Please say an […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan: Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore ‘Unfit for Office’

Governor Larry Hogan stated Saturday that Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “is unfit for office and should step aside.” Roy Moore’s defenders should ask themselves if they would be so quick to excuse him if the victim was their daughter or if the offender was a Democrat. He is unfit for office and should […]

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October 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

School Board Faces Challenges for 2018-2019 School Year Calendar

The Montgomery County School Board will have to make a tough decision for the 2018 -2019 school year calendar if Governor Larry Hogan denies the board’s request to extend the school year calendar. An executive order by Hogan requires Maryland schools to start after Labor Day and end by June 14 with a minimum of […]

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October 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Officials React to Las Vegas Tragedy

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued the following statement on the Oct. 1 tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada: “The First Lady and I are praying for Las Vegas in the aftermath of the horrific shooting last night – an unconscionable and violent act of hate. We send our deepest sympathies to everyone who lost loves ones […]

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September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Flags at Half-Staff on Patriot Day

President Donald Trump has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag flown at half-staff on Monday, September 11, 2017 from sunrise to sunset. This is in honor of Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist attacks against […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan on Re-Election and Potential Opponents, Including Delaney (VIDEOS)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan was asked about his 2018 reelection campaign during a stop in Silver Spring on Monday. “It’s a year and a half away so I got plenty of time to look at that,” said Hogan. “The folks on the other side of the aisle have about a year to figure out who […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Announces More Than $22 Million to Fight Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

In an effort to fight the heroin and opioid epidemic, Maryland’s Department of Health, Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention and the Opioid Operational Command Center, announced more than $22 million will be given to the state to help local jurisdictions fund prevention, enforcement and treatment efforts, according to a news release. “Finding real […]

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June 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff June 20th in Honor of Fallen Maryland Soldier

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States and Maryland flags to be lowered to half staff on Tuesday, June 20 in honor of Army Sergeant Eric Houck, who died on June 10 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan while serving in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. According to a press release and an Army Times article, Houck was […]

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