Larry Hogan

June 17, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Hogan to Time Magazine: Defunding Police is a ‘Terrible Idea’

Governor Larry Hogan, during an interview for Time Magazine’s Time100 Talks on June 11, said that defunding the police was “a terrible idea.” The statement was made after interviewer Katie Couric asked what he planned to do in response to national calls for the reallocating of police funds into community programs—one of the main reforms […]

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June 11, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Potomac Bridal Shop One of 25 Awarded in Second Round of PPE Grants

Love Couture Bridal, a Potomac bridal boutique, was announced Tuesday as one of 25 Maryland businesses set to receive grants totaling $1.6 million to aid in the production of personal protective equipment (PPE). The recipients, announced by Governor Larry Hogan, are part of a second round of grants being awarded by the Department of Commerce […]

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June 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Watch: Hogan to Discuss Reopening Economy at Wednesday News Conference

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update residents on reopening Maryland’s economy and Stage 2 of the state’s coronavirus recovery plan. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. Today at 5 p.m., I will hold a press conference to provide an update on the […]

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June 4, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gaithersburg, White Oak MVA Branches to Open; No Road Test for Non-Commercial Drivers

The Gaithersburg and White Oak Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) branches will begin partially reopening on Monday, June 8, according to a Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) MVA statement.  On Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening will start Friday at 5 p.m., and starting June 8 some MVA offices can begin […]

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘This Was a Murder in a Police Uniform’: Hogan Addresses George Floyd Killing

“This was not just a bad cop or bad policing, this was a murder in a police uniform, right? This is beyond anything you can possibly imagine.” Gov. Larry Hogan addressed the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and said police reform is needed at a press conference Wednesday.  “There’s no question […]

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June 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Announces Stage 2 of Reopening Begins Friday

  Stage 2 of Maryland’s reopening begins Friday, June 5 at 5 p.m., Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday.  Hogan is leaving it up to counties to decide whether to follow his plan or reopen more slowly. Montgomery County began Stage 1 of reopening on Monday, while most other counties began on […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

County Pools Stay Closed, Can Reopen During Phase 2 of Recovery Plan

During a news conference Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan announced community pools can reopen in Maryland at 25% capacity starting Friday. However, Hogan’s announcement does not apply in Montgomery County. In phase 1 of Montgomery County’s COVID-19 recovery plan, which Marc Elrich announced Thursday, swimming pools (both private and public) are to remain closed. On Friday, […]

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May 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Montgomery County Continues Stay at Home Order As Rest of the State Continues to Reopen

Montgomery County is the only county in Maryland not to announce a specific date to begin relaxing the stay at home order, Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday. Hogan held a news conference to declare that throughout the state, important benchmarks are trending down – including numbers of people hospitalized, percentage of positive COVID-19 tests and […]

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May 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Hogan Lifts Stay at Home Order, But Montgomery County May Be Slow To Follow

At 5 p.m., May 15, Maryland’s stay at home order will be lifted and retail stores and religious insitution can reopen under certain restrictions, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday afternoon. The state now is ready to move into stage one of its Road to Recovery, he declared. However, earlier Wednesday, County Executive Marc Elrich said […]

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May 13, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch: Hogan News Conference on Easing COVID-19 Restrictions Wednesday

Gov. Larry Hogan will hold a news conference Wednesday at 5 p.m. to update Marylanders on a phased easing of restrictions in place to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The news conference will be live streamed on Hogan’s Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.   Related Posts Hogan Lifts Stay at Home Order, But Montgomery County May Be Slow […]

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