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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Takeaways from Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Briefing Tuesday

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan noted that the anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus cases in Maryland is approaching. On Monday, the United States surpassed 500,000 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Hogan said the state mourns the loss of all Americans and Marylanders who died of the virus. […]

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February 5, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

VP of Education Association: MCPS Teachers Need ‘Consistent Plan’ to Return to Classroom

Gov. Larry Hogan set the goal of March 1 for all public schools in Maryland to reopen for some form of classroom learning  During his announcement on Jan. 21, Hogan said the state would consider if it should “explore…legal avenue[s]” if school districts do not make an effort to offer some form of hybrid learning. […]

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February 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Variante Sudafricana de COVID-19 es Detectada en Maryland

El gobernador Larry Hogan emitió un comunicado anunciando que se encontró en Maryland un caso de la variante B.1.351 de COVID-19, originalmente detectado en Sudáfrica. El Departamento de Salud de Maryland confirmó el caso en consulta con los Centros para el Control y Prevención de Enfermedades, CDC por sus siglas en inglés. Dos casos de […]

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January 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

South African COVID-19 Variant Detected in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a statement announcing that a case of the B.1.351 variant of COVID-19, originally detected in South Africa, has been found in Maryland. Maryland Department of Health  confirmed the case in consultation with the CDC. Two cases of the variant were first detected in the United States in South Carolina on Jan. […]

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January 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Pledges ‘Partnership, Honesty, and Goodwill’ to President Biden

Gov. Larry Hogan attended President Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony Wednesday. Hogan released a statement about his experience at the inauguration stating in part,  “I pledge to President Biden the same spirit of partnership, honesty, and goodwill that I offered to President Trump and President Obama.” Through the orderly and peaceful transfer of power, we show the […]

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January 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Establishes Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission

Gov. Larry Hogan announced an executive order at a press briefing Tuesday establishing an independent Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission. The commission will be tasked with drawing fair legislative and congressional maps for the 2022 elections. Hogan said the effort is aimed at preventing gerrymandering. The announcement comes more than a year after the U.S. Supreme […]

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January 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Calls for Trump’s Resignation, Removal from Office

Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press briefing Thursday, “America would be better off if [President Donald Trump] would resign or be removed from office.” The Republican governor, who’s been critical of Trump through his tenure, made the statement a day after a pro-Trump mob—empowered by the President’s rhetoric—attacked the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. Watch […]

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January 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: ‘All Americans Should Be Outraged By this Attack on Our Nation’s Capitol’

Gov. Larry Hogan condemned the breaching of the U.S. Capitol and the threatening of the lives of members of Congress and Vice President Mike Pence. In a video Wednesday afternoon, he says, “They are threatening the lives of members of Congress and the Vice President for upholding the Constitution and for affirming the voters’ choice […]

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December 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Declares Christmas Eve State Holiday

Several state employees will officially have a day off on Christmas Eve. Gov. Larry Hogan has declared Dec. 24 as a state holiday, meaning the state’s government agencies and offices will be closed that day. “Today I am declaring Thursday, December 24, 2020 a state holiday in observance of Christmas Eve. In a year that […]

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November 10, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: ‘We Have Now Crossed Over Into the Danger Zone’

Gov. Larry Hogan warned at a news conference Tuesday that Maryland’s health metrics “have worsened considerably” since he addressed the state a week ago. As a result, Hogan announced that starting Wednesday at 5 p.m., capacity at all bars and restaurants in Maryland must be reduced from 75% to 50%. He said that the Maryland […]

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