First Lady Yumi Hogan

November 25, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan Awarded Highest Civilian Honor from South Korea

Yumi Hogan, Maryland’s First Lady, was awarded the Order of Civil Merit of the Republic of Korea — the country’s “highest and most prestigious civilian honor,” according to a press release by the governor’s office. The ceremony took place Tuesday at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Washington, D.C. Hogan is one of […]

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April 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Working to Get Missing Parts for 500,000 COVID-19 Test Kits from South Korea

The state of Maryland is working to get missing components to complete the 500,000 COVID-19 testing kits secured from South Korea, Montgomery County Health Officer and Chief of Public Health Services Dr. Travis Gayles said at a virtual county council meeting Thursday.  “I do know that when they were brought in they did not include […]

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April 24, 2020 | Veronica Canales

First Lady Yumi Hogan Hosting Cooking Show

Yumi Hogan, wife of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, has started a cooking show. Yumi Cooks! shows the First Lady of Maryland cooking Korean dishes on Gov. Hogan’s YouTube page. The cooking episodes are between 1-2 minutes. The cooking show began last year, with just 3 episodes, but since the coronavirus crisis began, Yumi Hogan began […]

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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 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Receives 500,000 Coronavirus Tests from South Korea

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday Maryland has received 500,000 coronavirus tests from South Korea. “The 500,000 test capacity, which we have just acquired is equal to the total amount of testing, which has been completed by four of the top five states in America combined,” Hogan said. The deal was made with the help of […]

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February 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan Visits The Children’s Inn at NIH

Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan visited The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) yesterday to decorate small boxes with children. The Children’s Inn offers a comfortable, home-like place for families and their children with illnesses who are undergoing clinical trials at NIH.

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April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Celebrates First Dogs on National Pet Day

Admit it. Maryland has the cutest first dogs. Gov. Larry Hogan is joining in on the social media fun by posting photos of his dogs for National Pet Day. Hogan has two Shih Tzus that he adopted last May from BARCS Animal Shelter in Baltimore. According to The Baltimore Sun, his dog Anna (or Annapolis) […]

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February 13, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

First Lady Hogan, Senator Van Hollen Honor Domestic Violence Victims

Forty-six people died in Maryland between July 2017 and June 2018 from domestic violence. The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) held their Annual Domestic Violence Homicide Memorial Service on Monday to honor victims of domestic violence. First Lady Yumi Hogan and Senator Chris Van Hollen were in attendance to honor the victims and discuss […]

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May 17, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Governor Larry Hogan, First Lady Yumi Hogan Adopt Rescue Dogs

Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan added two family members Thursday after visiting the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) in Baltimore City. The Hogan family adopted two rescued shih tzus, a mother and one of her four puppies. The shih tzus are no stranger to the Hogan family. The rescued dogs visited […]

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February 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

official photo of Larry Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan Proposes $20 Million in Funding for Maryland Arts Programs

Governor Larry Hogan is recommending $20.3 in the FY 2017 budget for the Maryland State Arts Council. Hogan released the following statement about his proposed funding: “The arts are not only an important economic generator in Maryland, they are also essential to educating our children, spurring creativity and innovation, and maintaining our overall quality of […]

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