state of emergency

July 14, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Jawando Introduces Bill to Extend Limits Against Rent Increases

On Tuesday, Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando introduced a bill to extend limits on rent increases after the COVID-19 state of emergency ends. If passed, the bill would extend the prohibition against raising rents above voluntary guidelines until one year after the state of emergency ends, and would prohibit charging fees for late rent payments […]

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June 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan to Lift Maryland’s State of Emergency for COVID-19 on July 1

Gov. Larry Hogan announced plans to lift Maryland’s state of emergency on July 1. The action would put an end to all the state’s mandates and restrictions related to COVID-19. Hogan declared the state of emergency on March 5, 2020—the same day he announced that three Montgomery County residents tested positive for coronavirus. Over the […]

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January 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation Friday declaring a state of emergency for the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. According to the governor’s office, the executive action would allow the state to better coordinate and assist local jurisdictions and neighboring states in regards to security operations. Hogan is also seeking federal assistance from the […]

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November 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Hogan Renews State of Emergency as COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

Governor Larry Hogan renewed the State of Emergency in Maryland on Friday, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise nationally. “While Maryland’s positivity and case rates remain lower than most states in America, we are closely monitoring increases in some of our key health metrics as well as rising numbers in states across the country,” Hogan […]

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March 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan on MSNBC: ‘We’ve Moved On From Testing Quite Frankly’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was interviewed by Katy Tur on MSNBC Friday about the state’s effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak. His appearance comes after Maryland Health Department confirmed Friday afternoon that there are currently 17 coronavirus cases in Maryland. During the interview, Hogan told Tur, “there’s not enough tests” in Maryland, but he’s more […]

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January 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Schools close for weather: Montgomery County schools are closed today due to the winter weather. The schools may alter Friday’s schedule due to the predicted extreme cold. 2. Governor declares State of Emergency: Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issued order for the Eastern Shore Tuesday night […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Participates in Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit

Governor Larry Hogan joined District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic at the Regional Opioid and Substance Abuse Summit on Tuesday. The conference, organized by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, gathered hundreds of policymakers, public health and safety professionals to confront the substance […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order tonight declaring a state of emergency in Maryland in response to the winter storm which could bring significant amounts of snow to areas across the state. “Our state is taking every precaution and coordinating all available resources to respond to this winter storm,” said Hogan. “We […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Gaithersburg Declares Snow Emergency for Snow Clearing Operations, Work Session Rescheduled

Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello has declared a Snow Emergency, effective as of 7 p.m. on March 13. That means all cars must be removed from snow emergency routes in Gaithersburg, which are marked by signs. City officials said cars that are not in compliance may be ticketed or towed. City officials have also rescheduled […]

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September 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester, Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties beginning Sept. 2nd in anticipation of heavy rains, strong winds, and potential flooding associated with Tropical Storm Hermine. According to the governor, the Executive […]

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