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Governor Hogan announces statewide efforts to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaias, Marylanders urged to exercise caution

For the latest Tropical Storm Isaias coverage, click here. ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the East Coast braces for Tropical Storm Isaias, Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that the State of Maryland has activated a government-wide response to prepare for severe conditions. A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for most jurisdictions, in addition to several severe weather watches and warnings …


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Baltimore sets one-month temperature streak record

BALTIMORE, MD—It’s not your imagination…July has been a hot month. On Thursday morning, the National Weather Service announced that the official reporting station at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport had hit 90º F for the 25th day this month. This marks the most 90º F days on record in any month in the Baltimore area, beating out July 2011 by …


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 …

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 …