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Maryland stadiums, outdoor venues allowed to reopen at 10% capacity

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Secretary of Health Robert Neall on Friday issued orders updating safe capacity limits for outdoor sporting and entertainment venues, while maintaining face covering requirements and strict public health protocols. “With our key health metrics low and stable, we are taking steps to allow more spectators, including fans of the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington …


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Governor Hogan announces expanded capacity for indoor dining, celebrates Maryland Restaurant Week [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday marked the beginning of the state’s first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week by announcing expanded capacity for indoor dining. Effective Monday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m., capacity for indoor operations at restaurants may increase from 50 to 75 percent, with appropriate distancing, and following strict public health requirements consistent with the CDC, FDA, and the National …


Application period opens for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions can begin applying for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will help support local rental assistance programs across the state. “Maryland was one of the first states in the nation to implement a moratorium on evictions for tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and we …

Governor Hogan issues emergency order to prohibit blanket school closures

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday issued an amended emergency order ensuring that local schools and school systems retain the primary authority to initially determine when to safely reopen their facilities for in-person instruction based on public health guidance. Under an order issued April 5, local health departments continue to have the authority to close any individual facility deemed to …

Governor Hogan extends prohibition on utility shut-offs through September 1

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order meant to help residents as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new order extends the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and internet, through September 1st. The full order can …

Governor Hogan signs Executive Order extending prohibition on utility shut-offs

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Tuesday morning, Governor Larry Hogan signed a new Executive Order meant to help residents as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new order extends the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and internet, through August 1st. The full order …

Governor Hogan: Maryland to lift order requiring closure of non-essential businesses

UPDATE: Governor Hogan has released additional details regarding beginning Stage Two here. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan provided an update on the state’s progress in battling the COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon. At Wednesday’s press conference, Governor Hogan announced that the state could safely begin entering Stage Two of the Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery. Effective on Friday, …

Gov. Hogan signs Executive Orders extending prohibition on utility shut-offs, expanding services by state-licensed breweries & wineries

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Friday morning, Governor Larry Hogan signed two new Executive Orders meant to help residents and small businesses as they continue to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the first Executive Order, Governor Hogan extended the emergency order prohibiting utility providers from shutting off or charging late fees for residential services, including electricity, water, phone, and …