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May 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Grants Posthumous Pardons for 34 Lynching Victims; 3 in Montgomery County 

Gov. Larry Hogan issued posthumous pardons for 34 victims of racial lynchings in Maryland, including three victims who were killed around the Montgomery County area. “My hope is that this action will, at least in some way, help to right these horrific wrongs. And perhaps to bring a measure of peace to the memories of […]

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May 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Launches ‘Project Bounce Back’ to Help Youth Recover from Pandemic Effects

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new initiative to help young Marylanders recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. “This global pandemic has been an extremely difficult time for nearly everyone. But it has been perhaps most difficult for our children,” Hogan said during a press conference Thursday. Uncertainty and isolation combined with prolonged school closures has been […]

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May 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Md. State Employees Who Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Will Get $100

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Monday a new financial incentive program to encourage more people to receive the coronavirus vaccine. Each state employee who receives the coronavirus vaccine will receive $100. “Incentives like this are another way to reinforce the importance of getting vaccinated, and we strongly encourage businesses across the state to consider offering […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Candidates for Maryland’s 2022 Gubernatorial Race: Who’s In? Who’s Out?

Candidates are starting to announce their candidacy for Maryland’s 2022 gubernatorial election. Maryland’s current governor, Larry Hogan (R), is ineligible to run for reelection due to term limits. Here’s a look at who is in, who is out, and who is up in the air when it comes to putting their hat in the ring […]

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April 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Will Not Follow State in Lifting Outdoor Dining, Masking Restrictions

On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan lifted Maryland’s outdoor COVID-19 mask mandate effective immediately and lifted all outdoor dining restrictions beginning Saturday, May 1. Counties are allowed to enforce stricter COVID-19 regulations than the state, and Montgomery County leaders said Wednesday evening that current restrictions in the county will remain in place. On Tuesday, the council, […]

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April 28, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Lifts State Outdoor Mask Mandate; Outdoor Dining Restrictions Will Lift Saturday 

Gov. Larry Hogan lifted the state’s outdoor COVID-19 mask mandate effective immediately, he announced during a press conference Wednesday. “Masks and face coverings are no longer required outdoors in the state of Maryland,” Hogan said. The CDC released new guidance about mask-wearing on Tuesday, including guidance that fully-vaccinated people can do several outdoor activities without […]

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April 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘It’s Exciting’: High School Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

All Marylanders ages 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. During a county council meeting Tuesday, Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles said the county is looking at strategies to engage younger people and encourage them to pre-register and get vaccinated. On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the state is launching an […]

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April 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Lanza la Iniciativa de Equidad de Vacunas ‘No Arm Left Behind’

El gobernador de Maryland Larry Hogan anunció el miércoles que el estado está lanzando una iniciativa llamada “No Arm Left Behind” que tiene como objetivo garantizar que todos los habitantes del estado que quieran vacunarse contra COVID-19 puedan hacerlo. La iniciativa es un esfuerzo para ayudar a las personas mayores, los estudiantes universitarios y los […]

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April 21, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Launches ‘No Arm Left Behind’ Vaccine Equity Initiative

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday that the state is launching an initiative called “No Arm Left Behind” which aims to ensure that every Marylander who wants a COVID-19 can get one. The initiative is an “all-hands-on-deck” effort to help seniors, college students, and employers across the state have access to the vaccine as soon […]

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April 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Lt. Gov. Rutherford Will Not Run for Governor in 2022

Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford (R) will not run for governor in 2022, he announced Wednesday. “This was a decision that I made with my family’s best interest in mind,” Rutherford said in a statement. “I greatly enjoyed my time as Lieutenant Governor over the last six years and I am looking forward to what […]

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