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January 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Inaugural Will Have Montgomery County Links

Gov. Larry Hogan’s inauguration Wednesday will have a Montgomery County flavor. Former County Executive Ike Leggett will be delivering a welcome message at the ceremony, which starts at 12:30 p.m. on the northwest lawn of the Maryland State House. Although they come from different political parties, Hogan and Leggett have each said they consider the […]

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January 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

B-CC Chamber Choir to Perform at Hogan Inauguration

The Bethesda Chevy Chase High School Chamber Choir will be a part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s inauguration on Jan. 16. The choir will perform during pre-inaugural entertainment starting at 9:30 a.m. on the Northwest Lawn Stage at the State House in Annapolis. The school’s music department has earned two Grammy Foundation awards and is home to […]

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November 29, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

First Lady Yumi Hogan Decks the Maryland State House Halls

First Lady Yumi Hogan welcomed garden clubs from all 23 counties in Maryland, plus Baltimore City, to the State House earlier this week. The garden clubs presented Hogan with decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, menorahs, and other holiday decorations, to be displayed in the State House’s rotunda throughout the holiday season. The Christmas trees are not […]

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January 11, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Rapist-Parental Rights Appears Headed to Passage in General Assembly

The General Assembly is expected to do something they haven’t been able to do for 10 years: Pass legislation that would strip the parental rights of rapists. The measure has failed to pass each time it has come up over the past decade. This year, Gov. Larry Hogan, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. […]

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January 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Delegate: We Need To Be Hungry

The General Assembly opens at noon Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis. As always, the state budget will be a primary concern for lawmakers. Del. Shane Robinson, a Democrat whose District 39 includes Montgomery Village, and parts of Germantown and Clarksburg, is the chairman of the county’s delegation to the legislature. Here, he talks […]

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September 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Who Want to Represent Montgomery County

Here is the latest list of the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in Congress, the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. Candidates have until Feb. 27, 2018, to file a candidacy. The primary election is June 26, 2018. The general […]

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August 29, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

No One Has Filed for Montgomery County School Board

Here are the candidates who want to represent Montgomery County in the State House, County Council, Board of Education, the courthouse and the central committees taken from the Maryland State Board of Elections website. No one has filed for the school board and only one candidate has filed for either central committee. Candidates have until […]

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August 15, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan Favors Removing Taney Statue from State House Grounds

Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday he favored removing the statue of Justice Roger B. Taney from the State House grounds in Annapolis. Taney wrote the Dred Scott decision, which held that slaves could not become American citizens. “As I said at my inauguration, Maryland has always been a state of middle temperament, which is a […]

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January 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Governor Hogan Declares Jan. 13th as Korean-American Day in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a statewide proclamation declaring Jan. 13 as Korean-American Day in Maryland. The proclamation was presented to Korean-American leaders at a ceremony on Monday in acknowledgment of the invaluable contributions of the Korean-American community to Maryland and the United States. Korean-American Day is acknowledged yearly on January 13, commemorating the […]

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December 3, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Invite Marylanders to Holiday Open House at Government House

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan will hold Holiday Open House at Government House on Saturday, Dec. 12th. The event is free and open to the public from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. According to a news release, the Government House holiday decorations will include Christmas trees by Lowe’s Bayshore Nursery in […]

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