Larry Hogan

November 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Chief Jones on Flag Controversy: I’m Trying to ‘Bring the Sides Together’

Montgomery County Police Chief Marcus Jones weighed in on the Thin Blue Line Flag controversy on Friday night. After he was officially sworn in as police chief at Gaithersburg High School, Jones told MyMCMedia that his goal to work through the strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Jones noted that the flag has […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Stands By Decision to Prohibit Divisive Flag

County Executive Marc Elrich met with members of the media Monday afternoon and doubled down on his decision to prohibit a Thin Blue Line flag from being displayed at the Germantown District police station. Elrich said his problem with the flag is that it’s been appropriated by Blue Lives Matter, a media group started in […]

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November 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Takes Aim at Elrich for Banning ‘Thin Blue Line’ Flag

Gov. Larry Hogan has taken aim at County Executive Marc Elrich’s decision to ban a “Thin Blue Line” flag from being hung at the Germantown District police station. On Oct. 30, Montgomery County Police Department tweeted a photo of a wooden Thin Blue Line flag crafted by a young boy as a gift to Germantown […]

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October 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Tours Life Science Company in Germantown

Gov. Larry Hogan toured Mars Symbioscience in Germantown on Tuesday morning. Mars Symbioscience is a technology-based health and life sciences business that was established in 2005. It’s other business segments include CocoaVia, Mars Sustainable Solutions, Mars Biomedical, and The Mars Center For Cocoa Health Science. Mars Symbioscience informs the practices of these businesses through scientific […]

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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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