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New record low temperature for May 9 recorded at BWI

BALTIMORE, MD—It wasn’t just a chilly morning…it was record-breaking. The National Weather Service reports that a record low temperature of 34 degrees was recorded at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday morning. That breaks the old record of 36 degrees that was set in 2017. The temperature at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport dropped to 37 degrees, the coldest …


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Governor Hogan: Maryland acquires 500,000 COVID-19 test from LabGenomics [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Monday afternoon to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The governor began by stating that, from the beginning of the crisis, one of the biggest challenges for Maryland has been the lack of availability of testing. Adequate testing is one of the four critical building blocks of the governor’s “Maryland Strong: Roadmap …


Governor Hogan announces state hiring freeze, budget freeze [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Friday afternoon to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. After his announcement earlier this week, the governor says Maryland’s “strike teams” have responded to nine nursing homes across the state and  fifteen group homes for medically fragile children. The teams will now be sent to assisted living facilities as well. The governor …

Gov. Hogan: Shopping malls to close, BWI access restricted

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Thursday morning to address the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At this hour, Maryland has 107 confirmed cases of COVIDー19, an 88 percent increase in 48 hours. On Wednesday night, Governor Hogan announced the state’s first death as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, officials confirmed that a 5-year-old girl in …

Gov. Hogan: Preakness, primary election postponed; emissions stations to be used for drive-thru coronavirus testing

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday morning regarding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At the news briefing, Governor Hogan announced that the state’s April 28 primary elections would be postponed until June 2nd. The State Board of Elections will develop a comprehensive plan to conduct this election. Maryland will proceed with the special general election for the …

Governor Hogan declares State of Emergency, expands statewide response to novel coronavirus

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday night announced the state’s first positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and declared a state of emergency to ramp up Maryland’s coordinated response across all levels of government. “In order to further mobilize all available state resources in response to this threat to public health, I have issued a proclamation declaring a state of …

Governor Hogan releases FY 2021 supplemental budget

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday submitted a supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) that requests $10 million for emergency coronavirus preparedness expenses and funding for other important state and local initiatives. In addition, the governor’s supplemental budget further reins in general fund spending growth to 0.5%, and provides more than $90 million in general fund savings. “With this supplemental …

Governor Hogan appoints MDTA Police Chief Jerry Jones as superintendent of Maryland State Police

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced Maryland Transportation Authority Chief of Police Woodrow W. “Jerry” Jones III as his appointee for superintendent of the Maryland State Police. Colonel Jones will succeed Colonel William M. Pallozzi, who is retiring after more than 30 years of service with the Maryland State Police. “With a distinguished career in law enforcement spanning more …