Hogan announces police funding proposals

Gov. Larry Hogan, R, on Friday announced police and public-safety funding proposals, which drew criticism from Democratic members of the Legislature.

Hogan announces budget framework for surplus

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.

Hogan touts vaccine booster rollout, criticizes Biden administration

Gov. Larry Hogan urged every eligible Marylander to receive a booster shot six months after their second dose.     

Maryland redistricting groups drawing new congressional maps

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.

Education reform panel resists Hogan’s diversity request

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.

Broad coalition launches effort to help resettle Afghan refugees; Hogan urges aid

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.

Governor Hogan calls Maryland spending proposal an ‘economic recovery budget’

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 details further efforts to fight pandemic surge

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.

Maryland National Guard at D.C. monuments for 5 days during protests

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.

Maryland preps resources as coronavirus cases grow

The announcement came amid a push for state resources to battle the growing crisis.