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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 …


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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 …

Gov. Hogan names senior advisor Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. as chief legislative officer

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr. as his new chief legislative officer, succeeding Christopher Shank, who has served in the position since June 2016. Mitchell, a former Democratic delegate from Baltimore City, has held the post of senior adviser to the governor since the start of the administration. “Keiffer Mitchell’s whole life has been about …

Governor Hogan appoints two to Maryland House of Delegates

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the appointments of Carl Jackson and Cathi Forbes to the Maryland House of Delegates. The governor appointed Jackson and Forbes following the recommendations of the Baltimore County Democratic Central Committee. “I am confident that Carl Jackson and Cathi Forbes will represent the citizens of Baltimore County admirably in their new role as state …