Education, Government

Gov. Hogan announces compromise proposal for citizen input on post-Labor Day school start

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has announced proposals, including new legislation, to ensure that the will of local citizens is upheld in any legislative action impacting the start date of the school year, amid legislative efforts to undermine the governor’s executive order requiring Maryland public schools to begin classes after Labor Day. “After years of public outcry, with the strong …


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Gov. Hogan delivers 2019 State of the State

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, Governor Larry Hogan delivered the annual State of the State. Here is the full text: “My fellow Marylanders: I am humbled to once again stand before this general assembly after four years of bipartisan cooperation and historic progress to report on the state of our great state. Mr. Speaker, thank you for extending the courtesy …


Gov. Hogan announces #MDHelps effort to support federal workers during government shutdown

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced #MDHelps, a state multi-agency effort to support federal workers who have been affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown. The initiative was announced at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, where the governor greeted federal workers from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and FBI, as well as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic …

Gov. Hogan announces $9M in tax credits for student loan debt relief

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan last week announced that the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has awarded $9 million in tax credits to nearly 9,500 Maryland residents with student loan debt. Nationally, student loans exceed $1.48 trillion and Maryland’s average is $27,455 per graduate. “Student loan debt is a daunting and overwhelming burden for thousands of Marylanders,” said Governor Hogan. “These …

Bevins sends letter to Gov. Hogan on closing of GM plant in White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Councilwoman Cathy Bevins on Monday sent a letter to Governor Larry Hogan, Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr., and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, urging all levels of government work together to deal with the closing of the General Motors plant in White Marsh. In the letter, Councilwoman Bevins requests that federal, state, and local government representatives work together to assist the …

Gov. Hogan declares Maryland state government closure for funeral of President George H.W. Bush

Governor Larry Hogan on Monday declared that Maryland state government agencies and offices would be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, as a mark of respect for President George H.W. Bush’s lifetime of service. “Today, I ask that you take time to remember and honor the immeasurable contributions of President George H.W. Bush and his legacy of principled leadership, decency, …