Larry Hogan

May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff Tuesday from sunrise to sunset in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. The […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan to Sign Bill That Offers Free College Tuition

Gov. Larry Hogan is expected to sign legislation into law Tuesday that would grant free college tuition at community colleges in the state to qualifying residents. The measure, passed during the 2018 legislative session, would provide tuition assistance for students with an annual gross income of not more than $90,000, if the applicant is single […]

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April 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gov. Hogan Signs School Safety Bill into Law

Gov. Larry Hogan signed legislation Tuesday aimed to improve the safety in the State’s public schools. Sponsored by State Senator Katherine Klausmeier (D-Baltimore), the Maryland Safe to Learn Act of 2018 will increase funding designed to improve the safety of the State’s public schools. The bill, which goes into effect on June 1 this year, […]

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March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff Sunday in Honor of Maryland State Senator Wayne Norman

Update: The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on Friday, March 9. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of state Senator Wayne Norman, who died Sunday, March 4. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on the […]

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February 20, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Remains Popular Governor in Goucher Poll

Gov. Larry Hogan remains a popular politician — a Republican in heavily Democratic Maryland. A statewide poll reported Hogan’s approval rating at 61 percent, the same figure the same poll reported in September. Hogan’s popularity, however, didn’t extend to President Donald Trump. The Goucher Poll, conducted by the Towson college, found 27 percent approved of […]

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February 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Executive Order Regarding Life Sentences for Juveniles

Gov. Larry Hogan today signed an executive order Friday that could give juvenile offenders a second chance. The order requires the governor to consider certain criteria before sentencing juveniles to a life sentence. Factors include the juvenile’s age at the time of the crime and an offender’s demonstrated maturity and rehabilitation since the crime be […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff on Saturday in Honor of Former Congresswoman

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Saturday, Jan. 27 in honor of former Congresswoman Marjorie Holt, who died on Jan. 7. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset. Hogan also released the following statement: “It is with great sadness that the First […]

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January 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

MoCo Votes Blog: Part Two

The 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is set for June 26, 2018, and it’s sure to be a historic election for Montgomery County. When voters go to the polls, they will will elect a governor, a state legislature, a county executive, a County Council, members of the school board and the House of Representatives, and much […]

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November 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Poll Reveals How Popular Larry Hogan Is Compared to Other Governors

A Morning Consult poll surveying over 255,000 registered voters nationwide was released yesterday. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan had the second highest approval rating in the country at 66 percent.  Eighteen percent of those surveyed disapproved of the Maryland governor’s job performance. Charlie Baker took the top spot with 69 percent of surveyed voters saying they […]

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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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