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July 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Slam Hogan for Rejecting Universal Mail-In-Ballots in November

Gov. Larry Hogan announced in a statement Wednesday that he’s directed the State Board of Elections to conduct normal, in person voting—as well as early voting—for the presidential election on November 3, “with enhanced voting options in light of the #COVID19 pandemic.” In a letter to State Board of Elections Chairman Michael Cogan, Hogan said, […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Virtual Book Tour Ahead of Release of ‘Still Standing’ Memoir

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media the release of his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” The memoir is cowritten by Ellis Henican, a political analyst on Fox News. Amazon describes the memoir as detailing Hogan’s time as Maryland Governor and his unexpected […]

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July 2, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

New Md Health Department Campaign Urges Residents to ‘Answer the Call’

The Maryland Department of Health launched a new state-wide campaign Tuesday geared toward contact tracing in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.  RELEASE: The @MDHealthDept today announced a new state-wide campaign urging Marylanders to “answer the call” when ‘MD COVID’ or ‘240-466-4488’ appears on their phones. — Maryland Department of Health (@MDHealthDept) June 30, […]

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July 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 2 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, July 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Yoga: All ages and levels are welcome to join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing, and meditation. This will take place on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Click here for more details. 2. Early Child […]

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July 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Hogan Extends Order to Stop Utility Shutoffs, Late Fees

Gov. Larry Hogan extended his executive order barring utility service charges, late fees or shut offs until Aug. 1 or the end of Maryland’s state of emergency, if that happens first. No electric, gas, sewage disposal, telegraph, telephone, water, cable television company or internet service provider may terminate service to customers or charge fees under […]

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June 26, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Hogan Creates $30 Million Fund to Curb Evictions

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he is committing $30 million in new funding to help prevent evictions and to assist Maryland residents affected by the global pandemic. Montgomery County is expected to receive $3 million of the total funds. I led the efforts in Montgomery County to provide rent relief for residents impacted by […]

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June 26, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery County Officials Urge Leaders to Resolve Purple Line Disputes

County Council President Sidney Katz and Council Vice President Tom Hucker urged Maryland officials to resolve ongoing conflicts with purple line contractors in a statement released Thursday.  The announcement comes as Purple Line Transit Partners, the company tasked with constructing the more than $2 billion light-rail project, announced that it would lay off at least […]

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June 25, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Hogan On COVID-19 Response: ‘We Have Led, and Will Continue to Lead’

Compared to other states, Maryland is better prepared for economic recovery thanks to its “early and aggressive actions,” said Gov. Larry Hogan during a COVID-19 update Thursday. “Our unemployment rate is more than one-third better than the national average,” Hogan said. “We have led, and will continue to lead, on the road to economic recovery.” […]

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June 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles and Hogan Encourage Protesters to Get Tested for COVID-19

Montgomery County Health Officer and Chief of Public Health Services Dr. Travis Gayles encourages residents who have attended Black Lives Matter protests to get tested for COVID-19 if they are concerned about exposure. “I think we do see folks going to the protests who may be disproportionately impacted if they do contract it,” he said […]

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June 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Indoor Dining Can Resume on Friday, Hogan Announces

Indoor dining can resume at 50 percent capacity in Maryland beginning this Friday, June 12 at 5 p.m., Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  Outdoor graduation ceremonies and amusements like rides and miniature golf can also start again. Outdoor pools can increase capacity to 50 percent. All of these additional Phase 2 […]

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