Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on Friday announced police and public-safety funding proposals, which drew criticism from Democratic members of the Legislature.
The five-point plan includes boosting the state’s rainy-day fund, tax relief for retirees, tax relief for Marylanders, help for underserved people, and “enhancement” for state employees — likely in the form of compensation.
Gov. Larry Hogan urged every eligible Marylander to receive a booster shot six months after their second dose.
Maryland’s legislative and congressional maps are due to be redrawn this year based on new census data. Although Maryland’s two redistricting commissions have differing views on how the lines should be drawn, the Maryland Citizen Redistricting Commission hopes that this year’s process will be more transparent and focused on listening to the public’s needs.
The current nominees for the seven members of the education reform panel do not represent Latino communities, the Eastern Shore, Western Maryland or any other rural jurisdictions. Gov. Larry Hogan’s request to reopen the application process to more accurately reflect the student population has not been addressed yet.
Following the withdrawal of American troops in Afghanistan, this new initiative, Welcome.US, allows Americans to easily donate money to frontline organizations, host families or provide essential services.
Gov. Larry Hogan presents his budget for Fiscal Year 2022 over the backdrop of the raging Coronavirus pandemic. The budget is designed to provided needed relief for Maryland residents while still providing robust funding for several key programs.
Hogan issued a new emergency order, effective Friday at 5 p.m., closing bars and restaurants at 10 p.m., limiting capacity for retail and religious spaces to 50%, prohibiting fans at racetracks and stadiums, and implementing new hospital and nursing home visitation rules.
Gov. Larry Hogan deployed 116 Maryland National Guard troops to D.C. in June at the request of U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper The federal government paid $546,360 for Maryland’s participation. The state of Maryland incurred no costs.