Louisiana

September 10, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Gov. Hogan Announces Purchase of 250,000 Rapid Coronavirus Antigen Tests

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that Maryland would purchase 250,000 rapid coronavirus tests to be used in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, correctional and juvenile detention centers across the state. Hogan announced last month that the state had joined with five other states and the Rockefeller Foundation to form the interstate testing compact to expand the […]

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September 3, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dogs from Louisiana Shelter Damaged By Hurricane Laura Arrive in Montgomery County

Sixteen shelter dogs from Morehouse Humane Society in Bastrop, La. arrived at Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) in Derwood on Thursday. The Louisiana dog shelter received significant damage from the Category 4 storm, Hurricane Laura. Now that the dogs are safely in Montgomery County, Morehouse Humane Society—which has been without power since […]

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August 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Equipos de Rescate de Montgomery van Camino a Louisiana tras Paso del Huracán

Algunos socorristas del Servicio de Rescate y Bomberos del Condado de Montgomery se encuentran entre el personal de emergencia de todo el país que se dirige a Louisianna para ayudar con los esfuerzos de respuesta tras el paso del huracán Laura. Aproximadamente 45 miembros especializados del Equipo de Búsqueda y Rescate Urbano MDTF-1 FEMA del […]

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August 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Rescue Teams To Assist With Hurricane Laura Response

Some Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service first responders are among emergency personnel from across the country heading down to Louisianna to help with Hurricane Laura response efforts. About 45 specialized members from the Montgomery County MDTF-1 FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Team are heading to Baton Rouge, La. A caravan of more than a […]

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August 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Announces Agreement to Expand Use of Rapid Antigen Tests

Governor Larry Hogan announced an agreement with the Rockefeller Foundation and six states to significantly expand the use of rapid coronavirus antigen tests. The six states include Maryland, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia. The group plans to collectively buy 3 million rapid coronavirus antigen tests. I’m proud to be joined by @LouisianaGov Edwards, @MassGovernor […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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July 18, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Joins Governors for Bipartisan Appeal to Congress to Pass Affordable Health Insurance

Gov. Larry Hogan is one of 11 governors who want Congress to reject the latest maneuvers by the Republican-led U.S. Senate and work with Democrats to pass affordable health care. In a letter, the governors call on both parties in Congress to “do what we can all agree on: fix our unstable insurance markets.” And […]

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