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January 3, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot, Hogan Agree on Highway-Widening Plan

A massive highway widening project, designed to relieve congestion on the Capital Beltway and I-270, had stalled in Annapolis, but will now go forward after Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot agreed to limit the scope of the first phase. On Friday, Hogan sent out a brief tweet saying he and Franchot had reached […]

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January 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Orders Flags at Half Staff for Fallen Firefighter

On Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan ordered the United States flag and the Maryland flag to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Otis L. Isaacs, Jr. of the North East Fire Company, who died in the line of duty Dec. 29, 2019. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset, Saturday, Jan. 4, […]

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December 9, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Transportation Secretary Rahn Resigns

Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn is stepping down and returning to his native New Mexico, according to a statement from the governor’s office. Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that Gregory Slater, administrator of the State Highway Administration, will become transportation secretary. The Maryland Senate will need to confirm the nomination when it reconvenes in January. […]

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December 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Proposes $3.8 Billion for School Construction, New Accountability Effort

Gov. Larry Hogan announced education legislation Thursday for next year’s General Assembly session that includes greater money for school construction and new accountability efforts for underperforming schools. Hogan would pump $3.8 billion in school construction funding over the next five years, covering all the new building requests — as well as upgrades and repairs — […]

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November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chief Jones on Flag Controversy: I’m Trying to ‘Bring the Sides Together’

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones weighed in on the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy on Friday night. After he was officially sworn in as police chief at Gaithersburg High School, Jones told MyMCMedia that his goal to work through the strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Jones noted that the flag has […]

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November 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Universities at Shady Grove Open New Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education Facility

The Universities at Shady Grove celebrated the opening of its fourth academic building, a $175 million, state-of-the-art Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Education facility on Thursday. The Universities at Shady Grove is Celebrating the Grand Opening and Ribbon-cutting for the new Biomedical Sciences and Engineering Building right now! More details to come… @mymcmedia @UatShadyGrove pic.twitter.com/K5ZY1EnVSS — […]

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November 7, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Hogan Responds to Elrich Over Thin Blue Line Flag Controversy

The debate over the Thin Blue Line flag continued at the opening of the new Biomedical Science and Engineering Building at the Universities at Shady Grove on Thursday. Gov. Larry Hogan, who was at the grand opening in Rockville, commented on Elrich’s decision to ban the flag from being displayed at Montgomery County police stations. […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Stands By Decision to Prohibit Divisive Flag

County Executive Marc Elrich met with members of the media Monday afternoon and doubled down on his decision to prohibit a Thin Blue Line flag from being displayed at the Germantown District police station. Elrich said his problem with the flag is that it’s been appropriated by Blue Lives Matter, a media group started in […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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October 11, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Gov. Hogan Supports Impeachment Inquiry of Trump

Gov. Larry Hogan, in a recent interview, said that he supports an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. In an interview for PBS’s “Firing Line,” Hogan said “I think we do need an inquiry because we have to get to the bottom of it. I don’t see any other way to get to the facts.” […]

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