Larry Hogan

October 20, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

State Treasurer Nancy Kopp to Step Down by End of Year

Maryland State Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced in a press release her plans to retire by the end of 2021. A public servant for five decades, Kopp represented Bethesda area residents in the House of Delegates between 1975 and 2002. She was sworn in as State Treasurer on Feb. 14, 2002 — becoming the second woman in […]

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September 30, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Directs State Health Officials to Accelerate Plans for Vaccinating Children Ages 5-11

Gov. Larry Hogan said he directed state health officials to work with pediatricians, school systems and local health departments to accelerate their plans for vaccinating children ages five to 11 against COVID-19. Pfizer submitted data to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from a two-dose vaccine trial in children ages five to 11, according to […]

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September 22, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

En el Debate de Candidatos a Gobernador se Trató el Tema de Derechos de los Inquilinos

Los candidatos demócratas a gobernador de Maryland discutieron los derechos de los inquilinos, la necesidad de que los inquilinos tengan representación legal, viviendas asequibles y la crisis de desalojo, durante un debate de dos horas presentado por la Alianza de inquilinos del condado de Montgomery en asociación con Montgomery Community Media. El debate se llevó […]

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August 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan to Biden Administration: States Need 4 Things to Combat COVID-19

Gov. Larry Hogan penned a letter to President Biden on Monday urging that the federal government take four steps to combat the spread of the coronavirus, as the Delta variant ravages some parts of the country. Hogan took to Twitter to tweet the four things he says that states “desperately need”: First, make booster shots […]

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August 20, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Asilos de Ancianos del Condado han Vacunado al 88% de los Residentes, 88,5% del Personal

En todo el país, los asilos de ancianos luchan por vacunar a su personal contra el COVID-19. Cabe mencionar que los asilos del condado de Montgomery se destacan por lograr que la gran mayoría de sus trabajadores se vacunen. Según el periódico The New York Times, aproximadamente el 40% de la fuerza laboral de los […]

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August 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Nursing Homes Have Fully Vaccinated 88% of Residents, 88.5% Staff

Around the country nursing homes struggle to get their staffs inoculated with the COVID-19. But overall, Montgomery County nursing homes stand out for managing to get the vast majority of their workers vaccinated. According to the New York Times, about 40% of the country’s nursing home work force remains unvaccinated. Data from Maryland Department of […]

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August 18, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hospital, Nursing Home Employees in Maryland Must Get COVID-19 Vaccine or Frequent Testing

Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday that all hospital and nursing home employees in the state of Maryland will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine or undergo frequent testing. Workers at such facilities will be required to get their first shot by Sept. 1. The news was announced shortly before the […]

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August 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Maryland ‘Stands Ready and Willing’ to Accept More Afghan Refugees

In a video message on Monday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Maryland “expects to receive at least 180 Afghan citizens as part of ‘Operation Allies Refuge.’” He added that the state is also committed to resettling Afghan interpreters who assisted the United States in Afghanistan. The announcement comes as the Taliban has taken control over […]

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July 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Anuncia Lotería de Becas para Jóvenes Residentes de Maryland Vacunados

El gobernador Larry Hogan anunció el miércoles otro incentivo para llevar la vacuna COVID-19 a los jóvenes residentes de Maryland. La Comisión de Educación Superior de Maryland (MHEC) y el Departamento de Salud de Maryland han formado una asociación para regalar $1 millón de dólares en becas universitarias a 20 residentes de Maryland vacunados de […]

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July 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Scholarship Lottery for Young Vaccinated Marylanders

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday another incentive to get the COVID-19 vaccine into young Marylanders. The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) and the Maryland Department of Health have formed a partnership to give away $1 million in college scholarships to 20 vaccinated Marylanders ages 12 through 17. The initiative, called the VaxU Scholarship Promotion, […]

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