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November 24, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

AAA: Vast Majority Of Marylanders Not Traveling This Thanksgiving

Early indications are that many people around the country are ignoring the CDC’s recommendation to not travel during the Thanksgiving holiday. But in Maryland, it’s a different story. A survey conducted by the Mid-Atlantic AAA indicates nearly 90% of Marylanders are staying home this Thanksgiving. 50% of those cited the COVID-19 pandemic as why they […]

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October 22, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Pulls $250 Million From Rainy Day Fund, Said State Still Needs Federal Help

Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Maryland is pulling $250 million from its rainy day fund to offer further economic relief. The money will fund new relief programs and the expansion of existing programs, Hogan said at a press conference Thursday. He called on federal leaders to take similar action and pass further stimulus relief. Hogan […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Maryland Releases Draft COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Maryland released the initial draft of its COVID-19 vaccination plan. There are currently no coronavirus vaccines approved by the FDA. Referencing CDC information, the draft plan sent to CDC Director Robert Redfield on Oct. 16 said limited vaccine doses could be available by early November, but that is expected to increase considerably in 2021. Patients […]

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October 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan: Outdoor Sports Stadiums Can Open to 10% Capacity

The state of Maryland updated its capacity restrictions for outdoor sports and entertainment venues. On Friday Gov. Larry Hogan and State Health Secretary Robert Neall issued orders saying outdoor sports venues can open to 10% capacity, including M&T Bank Stadium and FedExField. According to the Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank Stadium has a capacity of 71,008 […]

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October 14, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Hogan Appoints Former Communications Director as New Chief of Staff

Governor Hogan appointed Amelia Chassé Alcivar as his new Chief of Staff on Tuesday, according to an official press release. Effective Oct. 26, Chassé Alcivar will take over for Keiffer J. Mitchell, who served as the Acting Chief of Staff since mid-August. Alcivar makes her return to the administration after having served as communications director from 2018-2019 […]

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September 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Raises Restaurant Capacity and Proclaims First Restaurant Week

The same day Gov. Larry Hogan proclaimed the start of Maryland’s first-ever Restaurant Week, he announced restaurants can increase indoor capacity from 50% to 75%.  Restaurants are allowed to make the change beginning Monday at 5 p.m., said a statement from the governor’s office Friday. Of course, they must follow health guidelines like physical distancing.  […]

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September 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Frustrated by Lack of Communication from Hogan: ‘We Might Get a Text the Day Of’

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, local, state and national leaders are consistently making decisions and announcements in order to do what they think is best for residents.  Gov. Larry Hogan has been holding press conferences in regard to COVID-19 since late February, sometimes making considerable announcements. Often in response to his announcements, Montgomery County leaders […]

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September 1, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland pasa a la Fase 3 el Viernes en el Plan de Reapertura

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció que Maryland pasará a la fase tres en su plan de recuperación, a partir de las 5 p.m. del viernes. Esto significa que las salas de cine cerradas pueden reabrir al 50% de su capacidad y las instalaciones comerciales y religiosas pueden aumentar su capacidad del 50% al 75%. Sin […]

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September 1, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne and Suzanne Pollak

Maryland Moves to Phase 3 Recovery Stage Friday Allowing All Businesses to Reopen

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that Maryland will move to phase three of its recovery plan starting at 5 p.m. Friday. This means indoor movie theaters can reopen at 50% capacity and retail and religious facilities can increase capacity from 50% to 75%. However, Montgomery County officials have the final say when the county will […]

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August 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan: Todos los Condados están ‘Totalmente Autorizados’ para Educación Presencial

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció que, como resultado de las métricas de salud, todos los condados de Maryland ahora están “totalmente autorizados” para comenzar a reabrir escuelas de manera segura para el aprendizaje en persona. “Ahora casi todo el mundo está de acuerdo en que no hay sustituto para la instrucción en persona”, dijo en […]

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