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February 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

In State of the State Address, Hogan Reflects, Looks Ahead on Pandemic and Urges ‘Maryland Strong’

Gov. Larry Hogan delivered his seventh State of the State address Wednesday evening. In his virtual speech, Hogan warned Marylanders of the long COVID-19 vaccination process ahead. “…I have always been a straight shooter, so here’s the truth. Getting a vaccine to everyone who wants one will be a much longer and much more difficult […]

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February 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hucker Calls for Increased Relief Payments to Marylanders

Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker spoke at a media briefing on Monday urging the Maryland House of Delegates to increase the state’s coronavirus relief funding. On Dec. 23, Hucker joined a group of activists and politicians for the launch of the Maryland United for COVID Relief Now Coalition. The group’s goal is to release […]

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January 19, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gov. Hogan Previews Recovery Budget for Fiscal Year 2022

Gov. Larry Hogan previewed his proposed Fiscal Year 2022 recovery budget Tuesday, noting the full budget will be presented Wednesday. Hogan said he’s pleased with the budget, which is structurally balanced, without increasing taxes, despite the economic hardship brought by the coronavirus. Hogan said early in the pandemic, the state took action by budget reductions […]

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January 11, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Proposes Direct Stimulus Payments as Part of New $1 Billion Relief Package

Gov. Larry Hogan introduced a $1 billion stimulus and tax relief package Monday that includes direct stimulus payments to qualifying Marylanders. The Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs and Families (RELIEF) Act must be passed by the state legislature before it can take effect. The 2021 legislative session begins Wednesday, and Hogan said he […]

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