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Governor Hogan celebrates installation of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman statues in Maryland State House [PHOTOS]

ANNAPOLIS, MD–Governor Larry Hogan this week joined Speaker of the House Adrienne Jones and Senate President Bill Ferguson to unveil new statues of iconic Marylanders Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman in the Old House of Delegates Chamber of the Maryland State House. The governor, along with descendants of both Douglass and Tubman, attended a special joint session of the Maryland …


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‘Harriet’ to open in birthplace of Maryland icon, select cities on November 1

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Harriet, the first full-length movie about Maryland’s most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, will be released on November 1, 2019 by Focus Features. Movie-goers can see Harriet in major cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, as well as many locations across Maryland, including Cambridge – the birthplace of Harriet Tubman – at Cambridge Premier Cinemas. The movie …


Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68, local leaders pay tribute

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore died of a long-standing illness early Thursday morning according to his office.  He was 68 years old. A spokesman for the key Democrat said that he passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital at around 2:45 a.m. Cummings had recently been embroiled in a Twitter battle with President Donald Trump over the conditions within …

Gov. Hogan urges Treasury to release Tubman $20 bill in 2020

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, urging the federal administration to reconsider its decision to delay the release of the Harriet Tubman twenty-dollar bill. The governor cited concerns that, while the release was originally slated for 2020, “citizens across Maryland and the country will instead have to wait nearly …