October 27, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Maryland to Monitor Travelers from West Africa for Ebola

Maryland travelers from certain West African countries should expect to hear from the state’s health department for 21 days to make sure they didn’t contract the Ebola Virus. That’s according to new regulations announced by Governor Martin O’Malley on Monday. Starting today the state will directly monitor the health of all returning travelers from the […]

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October 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Maryland’s Ebola Strategy

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has announced that Maryland health and hospital officials have agreed upon a coordinated strategy for caring for potential Ebola patients. No cases of Ebola have been diagnosed in Maryland to date. Under the strategy (1) all hospital emergency departments in the state will continue to be prepared to evaluate patients suspected […]

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October 11, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Flags Ordered to Half Staff on Oct. 12

President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation that the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, October 12. This is in observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. Accordingly, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to also be flown at half-staff on October 12th.

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October 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Governor O’Malley Declares Oct. 2nd as O’s Orange Day in Maryland

In honor of the Baltimore Orioles advancing to the American League divisional playoffs, Governor Martin O’Malley is proclaiming Thursday, October 2nd as ‘O’s Orange Day’ in Maryland. O’Malley is encouraging Maryland state government employees to wear orange to work in support of the Orioles post-season run. You can read the governor’s proclamation below: Governor’s Proclamation […]

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September 11, 2014 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Thursday, Sept. 11

Here are five things to know today, Sept. 11, in Montgomery County: 1- Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff in respect and memory of the victims who died as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001. 2- […]

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September 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Governor O’Malley Supports Capital Region’s 2024 Olympic Bid

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement about efforts to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic games to the National Capital Region. “I’m excited to join Gov. McAuliffe and Mayor Gray to support the National Capital Region’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Here in Maryland, we’re focused on doing the things […]

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July 2, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Issues Statement about Passing of Wayne K. Curry

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley issued the following statement today (July 2) about the death of former Prince George’s County Executive Wayne K. Curry: “Today I join the Prince George’s County community and Marylanders across the State in mourning the loss of my friend and one of Maryland’s most forward- thinking leaders, Wayne Curry. As Prince […]

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May 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Governors Send Joint Letter of Concern about Potential Acquisition of AstraZeneca

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Deleware Governor Jack Markell sent a letter today to Ian Read, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pfizer, Inc., expressing deep concerns about the potential acquisition of AstraZeneca PLC. The letter highlights the potentially significant impact on good, family-sustaining jobs in both Maryland and Delaware, and expresses concern about the […]

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April 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Governor Issues Statement on Dr. Torrey C. Brown

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement upon learning of the death of former State Delegate and Natural Resources Secretary Dr. Torrey C. Brown: “On behalf the citizens of Maryland – especially those who, like me, have a passion for our great outdoors – I offer our deepest condolences to the family of […]

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April 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Governor Issues Statement on Marijuana Decriminalization

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement in response to the final passage of Possession of Marijuana – Civil Offense (SB 364), which will decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana: “With more effective policing and more widely available drug treatment, together in Maryland, we have driven violent crime down to its […]

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