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November 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney’s Idea for Stimulus Check: ‘Pay Everyone $1500 to Get Vaccine’

Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md. 6) is getting attention on Twitter for his idea for distributing a coronavirus vaccine, once it is made available. Delaney tweeted Friday, “Pay everyone $1500 to get vaccine[.] It is a stimulus check & big vaccine incentive rolled into one[.] Result: more people get vaccine, it saves lives, helps […]

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July 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Hogan, Cuomo Urge Senate to Aid States in Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

Gov. Larry Hogan and Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York urged the Senate to provide aid to states in the next major COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday. “The rapid economic downturn has left no region of the country untouched and has stressed every aspect of state delivery of critical needs and services to its residents,” Gov. […]

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April 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden, Cuomo Weigh in on Maryland’s 500,000 Coronavirus Tests

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), have weighed in on the news that Maryland has obtained 500,000 coronavirus tests from South Korea. In a statement, obtained by the Baltimore Sun, Biden said Monday evening: “The administration’s response on testing has been so […]

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April 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Starting Saturday, All Marylanders Need to Wear Face Masks, Coverings

Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring Marylanders (over the age of 9) to wear face masks and coverings when inside of retail establishments and while using public transportation. Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday that the order will be in effect 7 a.m. on Saturday. The order also requires retail establishments—food establishments, […]

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April 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Urges Congress to Provide Financial Help to States

Gov. Larry Hogan and the nation’s governors are pushing Congress to allocate $500 billion to states and territories to help with budget shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Without federal help, states may have to take drastic and destructive measures, he said.    “Without sufficient federal relief, states will have to confront the prospect of significant […]

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March 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Says Coronavirus Response Level Raised to ‘Enhanced’

At a Maryland Board of Public Works Wednesday morning, Gov. Larry Hogan provided several updates on the state’s preparedness for the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Hogan said that the State Public Health Laboratory in Baltimore was approved for coronavirus testing on Tuesday. This means that samples don’t have to be flown out to a Centers for Disease […]

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