Events, Politics

Governor Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones release joint Election Day PSA [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On the eve of Election Day, Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones released a joint, bipartisan public service announcement (PSA) on the importance of counting every vote and protecting the integrity of the electoral system. President Ferguson: Our democracy relies on the confidence of voters in a free and fair election. Because …


Business, Crime, Politics

Former Baltimore Delegate Cheryl Glenn sentenced to two years in federal prison for soliciting, accepting bribes

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake on Wednesday sentenced former Maryland State Delegate Cheryl Diane Glenn, 68, of Baltimore, to two years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for federal honest services wire fraud and bribery. Judge Blake also ordered Glenn to forfeit and to pay restitution in the amount of $18,750 each. The sentence …


Governor Hogan signs emergency legislation, announces coronavirus response team

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday, after joining Vice President Mike Pence at the White House for a teleconference with the nation’s governors, enacted emergency legislation granting him the authority to transfer resources from the state’s rainy day fund for Maryland’s novel coronavirus response. The legislation, SB 1079, was passed unanimously last week by the Maryland Senate and the House of …

Governor Hogan announces directive requiring state insurers to waive costs for coronavirus testing

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has issued a directive requiring all state health insurers to waive costs associated with testing for COVID-19. The directive, issued under the governor’s authority during a state of emergency, waives any cost-sharing, including co-payments, coinsurance, and deductibles, in order to remove cost barriers to testing. The governor also provided additional details regarding the three positive coronavirus cases …

Marks, Henn applaud passage of Built to Learn Act

UPDATE: The Maryland General Assembly has passed the Built to Learn ActMaryland General Assembly has passed the Built to Learn Act. Original story below… ——— NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Friday, the Maryland House of Delegates passed HB1 the “Built to Learn Act.” This bill will invest an additional $2.2 billion into school construction prioritizing schools with the oldest buildings and schools with …

Governor Hogan appoints two to Maryland General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that he has appointed Delegate Shelly L. Hettleman to the Maryland Senate and Sheila S. Ruth to the Maryland House of Delegates. The governor appointed Delegate Hettleman and Ruth following the recommendations of the Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Delegate Hettleman and Ms. Ruth will continue to represent the …

Gov. Hogan appoints two to Maryland General Assembly

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that he has appointed Mike Griffith to the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Legislative District 35B, and Delegate Charles E. Sydnor III to the Maryland Senate, representing Legislative District 44B. “I am confident that Mr. Griffith and Delegate Sydnor will represent their constituencies admirably in their new respective roles,” said Governor Hogan. “I …

Gov. Hogan appoints Nicole Williams to Maryland House of Delegates

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that he had appointed Nicole Williams to the Maryland House of Delegates. The governor appointed Williams following the recommendation of the Prince George’s County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Nicole Williams will represent the citizens of Prince George’s County admirably in her new role as state delegate,” said Governor Hogan. “I …