state of emergency

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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January 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Gov. Hogan Says State of Emergency Remains in Effect

Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that the state’s recovery efforts are “well underway” and that the state of emergency enacted on Friday by the governor still remains in effect until further notice. According to a news release, the governor is urging people to remain off the roads “unless absolute necessary,” as crews continue to […]

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January 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Governor Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Friday Jan. 22 (VIDEO)

Governor Larry Hogan signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Maryland, starting on Friday, Jan. 22 at 7 a.m., ahead of the potential winter storm. You can view the news conference Hogan held on Thursday about the storm, below: “Our state is taking every precaution – coordinating all available resources – to prepare to […]

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October 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Rescinds State of Emergency in Maryland

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today signed an Executive Order rescinding the state of emergency in the 15 counties and Baltimore City that were at risk for flooding due to recent heavy rain. There are currently no jurisdictions in Maryland under a state of emergency. “I want to thank the state agencies and emergency personnel that […]

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