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September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Governor Says First Part of Purple Line is Installed

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that the first part of the Purple Line has been laid.  “In Maryland we are proud to be setting an example for the rest of the nation and the Purple Line is at the heart of our state’s infrastructure success story,” he said.  The $5.6 billion project is the […]

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September 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Gov. Hogan Deploys Hurricane Rescue Team to North Carolina

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sent the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) to North Carolina Thursday to help with Hurricane Dorian rescues and relief, he said in a press release.  Today I authorized the deployment of members of the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) of the @MDNG to North Carolina to assist in potential […]

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August 26, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Responde sobre Decisión de Amazon de No Tener Almacén en Montgomery

Durante una discusión en línea, este lunes, con los residentes se le preguntó al ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, sobre la noticia de que Amazon se retiraba del acuerdo para construir un almacén en el área de Westphalia en Upper Marlboro. Audrey Ramey de Rockville le preguntó a Elrich: Amazon se retiró del […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich to Inquire About Amazon Warehouse in Montgomery County

During an online discussion with residents Monday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich was asked about the news that Amazon was pulling out of the deal to build a warehouse in the Westphalia area of Upper Marlboro. Audrey Ramey of Rockville asked Elrich: Amazon has pulled out of the deal to build its fulfillment center in […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Makes Media Rounds as Trump Disparages Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) was in New York City on Thursday, making the media rounds on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Fox News, and CNBC. These appearances came the same week President Donald Trump has disparaged Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7) and the City of Baltimore. The focus of Hogan’s appearances was speaking about his new […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Despite Olney Protests, Council Approves 10 New Radio Towers

The Montgomery County Council approved a plan Tuesday to install 10 new radio towers in the county, which completes a new emergency communication system. In total, the county will have 22 radio towers. One of the towers will be built in Olney on Georgia Avenue near the Intercounty Connector. Before the vote, State Sen. Ben […]

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June 27, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Fallen Firefighter

Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and the Maryland State flag to be lowered to half-staff to honor Firefighter Michael Powers of the Libertytown Volunteer Fire Department, who died in the line of duty Tuesday. The flags will be raised to full staff at sunset, Saturday, June 29, the day of interment. […]

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June 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Efforts to Redraw Maryland Districts Need to Start Over

The co-chair of Gov. Larry Hogan’s Redistricting Reform Commission said Thursday’s Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering sends the effort for new boundaries for Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District back to square one. “This is likely to close the door on the Maryland litigation, which means the hopes that the plaintiffs had for a court remedy for […]

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June 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Gives State Employees Day Off On July 5

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that state employees are getting an extra day off on July 5. Since Independence Day falls on a Thursday this year, Hogan has extended the holiday to include Friday. “We have some tremendous family-friendly events taking place all around the state, not only on the Fourth of July, but throughout the […]

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June 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Officials Fault Hogan Road Plan Ahead of Key Meeting

Officials from Montgomery, Prince George’s and Frederick counties met in Silver Spring on Monday morning to assail Gov. Hogan’s plan to widen I-270 and the Capital Beltway. Their press conference was scheduled in advance of a Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis where the three-member body is to take the first steps in making […]

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