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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Summer Break Could End Early for Maryland Public School Students This Year

Summer break could end early for Maryland public school students this year if legislation moved by the General Assembly on Wednesday is passed to begin the school year before Labor Day. Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 order for public schools to begin their academic year after Labor Day is now threatened. He believes that his order […]

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March 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 12. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: The Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Check out the agenda for today’s meeting. 2. Redistricting Maps Meeting: Governor Larry Hogan’s Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional District Gerrymandering has approved a […]

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March 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Supports Firefighters at St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Before the start of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan held his annual breakfast with firefighters at Stan and Joe’s Saloon. Hogan was presented with a custom wall logo from the Professional Fire Fighters of Maryland before the start of the breakfast. Excited to join the Maryland Professional Fire Fighters again […]

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March 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland’s House of Delegates Passes Controversial ‘End of Life Option Act’

The “End of Life Option Act” passed in Maryland’s House of Delegates 74 to 66 after an hour-long emotional debate Thursday. The bill would allow terminally ill adults in Maryland to obtain a prescription that would allow them to end their own lives. According to The Baltimore Sun, Thursday was the “fourth attempt to pass the […]

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February 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Leggett to Serve on University System Board of Regents

Former Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has been appointed to the University System Board of Regents, Gov. Larry Hogan’s office announced Friday afternoon. “It’s something that feels somewhat natural to me,” Leggett said. “It’s something I may have wanted to do later on.” Leggett retired from public office in December, after serving 12 years as […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Debate Continues Over Post-Labor Day School Start

Gov. Larry Hogan held a press conference Thursday, pushing back against Maryland Senate Democrats, who started a debate on overturning the mandate that requires schools to begin the academic year after Labor Day. In 2017, Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day went into effect. Since then, Montgomery County Board of […]

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January 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan on Deal to Re-Open Government: ‘just not good enough’

After President Donald Trump announced that Congress has reached a deal that would temporarily re-open the government for three weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan has weighed in on this announcement. Hogan tweeted that “[i]t’s about time” the government re-opened after the month-long shutdown, but a three-week solution “is just not good enough.” Hogan has called on […]

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January 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Maryland Food Drive Initiative, MTA Fees Waived for Federal Workers Reporting to Work

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a major statewide initiative to help furloughed federal workers on Thursday. The initiative is called #MDHelps. Through #MDHelps, the Hogan administration is organizing a food drive for furloughed workers across the state of Maryland. According to Secretary Ellington Churchill, from the Department of General Services, Maryland will have a total of […]

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January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Invokes His Father: ‘Not even the President of the United States is above the law’

During his gubernatorial inauguration speech in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan paid homage to his late father. “He showed us true meaning of honor, integrity, and meaning,” Hogan said of his father, who died in April 2017. Hogan’s father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., served as U.S. Congressman, representing District 5 in Maryland. Like his son, Hogan […]

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January 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Inaugural Will Have Montgomery County Links

Gov. Larry Hogan’s inauguration Wednesday will have a Montgomery County flavor. Former County Executive Ike Leggett will be delivering a welcome message at the ceremony, which starts at 12:30 p.m. on the northwest lawn of the Maryland State House. Although they come from different political parties, Hogan and Leggett have each said they consider the […]

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