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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Takeaways from Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Briefing Tuesday

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan noted that the anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus cases in Maryland is approaching. On Monday, the United States surpassed 500,000 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Hogan said the state mourns the loss of all Americans and Marylanders who died of the virus. […]

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February 19, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Company Working on Potential COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Looks to Expand in Montgomery County

Vigene Biosciences, a Maryland-based biotechnological company whose projects include a potential COVID-19 nasal spray vaccine, is looking to expand in Montgomery County with a new facility in Rockville. The new facility, which will be located at 14200 Shady Grove Road, will encompass 52,000 square feet of manufacturing space for its 125 current employees and hopes […]

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February 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Sees Almost Zero Flu Activity This Season

During this influenza season, there is almost no flu activity present in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan’s Communications Director Mike Ricci said Friday morning. In a tweet, Ricci displayed a chart comparing clinical laboratory test positivity rates for flu seasons from 2017 until now. Positivity rates during the 2020-2021 flu season have remained below 5% so […]

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February 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Marylander Died of New COVID-19 Brazil Variant, Hogan Says

A Marylander who died after returning from traveling abroad has been confirmed to have had the  state’s first case of the P.1. COVID-19 variant. Gov. Larry Hogan issued a statement on Wednesday confirming a case of the P.1 variant, originally detected in Brazil, has been found in Maryland. Maryland Department of Health  confirmed the case […]

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February 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Franchot: 98% of RELIEF Act Stimulus Payments Will be Processed by Friday 

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said 98% of stimulus payments to individuals, issued under the RELIEF Act of 2021, will be processed by Friday, Feb. 19. On Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan signed the Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs and Families (RELIEF) Act, which will provide about 400,000 eligible recipients with direct stimulus payments, among other […]

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February 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Fallece el Presidente y Director Ejecutivo de Marriott International

Arne M. Sorenson, presidente y director ejecutivo de Marriott International, murió el lunes. Hace casi dos años, la empresa, con sede en Bethesda, anunció que le habían diagnosticado cáncer de páncreas y que había estado recibiendo tratamiento recientemente. Sorenson, que vivía en Chevy Chase, fue el tercer director ejecutivo en la historia de Marriott y […]

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February 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson, ‘A True Visionary’ Dies

Arne M. Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, died on Monday. Almost two years ago, the company, headquartered in Bethesda, announced he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and had been receiving treatment recently. Sorenson, who lived in Chevy Chase, was the third CEO in Marriott’s history and the first who didn’t have the […]

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February 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

On National TV, Hogan Said ‘I Would Have’ Voted to Convict Trump

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, declared on CNN’s “State of the Union” that “I would have” voted to convict former Pres. Donald Trump. During interviews Feb. 14 on both CNN and NBC, Hogan praised the seven Republican senators who did vote to convict. He told CNN’s Jake Tapper, “I’m proud of them because sometimes […]

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February 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

8-Year Old Cavanaugh Bell from Gaithersburg Awarded Citation by Gov. Hogan

Gov. Larry Hogan issued an official citation to Cavanaugh Bell of Gaithersburg for his activism and philanthropy. Also known as Cool & Doop, Bell may only be eight years old but he already has helped many people by collecting and delivering food and care packages to seniors and growing his own anti-bullying movement. He is […]

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February 13, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Hogan, Other Governors Meet with Biden at White House to Discuss COVID-19 Plan

On Friday, Governor Larry Hogan traveled to the White House to meet with President Joe Biden. Hogan was one of several governors in attendance to discuss the Biden administration’s plan to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Others in attendance were Vice President Kamala Harris and several other bipartisan lawmakers. Governor Hogan tweeted his full statement […]

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