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Governor Hogan announces renewal of affordable housing program for Marylanders With disabilities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that the State of Maryland would renew its partnership with The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to implement the Affordable Rental Housing Opportunities for People with Disabilities initiative. This collaborative effort, overseen jointly by the Maryland Departments of Disabilities (MDOD), Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and Health (MDH), will finance the creation of …


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Governor Hogan marks 30th anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday presented a proclamation honoring the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act to Carol A. Beatty, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD), and Kelby Brick, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (ODHH). Signed into law on July 26, 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) …


Artwork by BCPS students earned honors in two contests, one juried art exhibition

TOWSON – Artwork by Baltimore County Public Schools students has earned honors in two contests and one juried art exhibition. Two BCPS students earned honors in the Maryland Art Education Association Youth Art Month Maryland Flag Contest. Kimberly Zepeda Garcia, a Grade 10 student at Parkville High School, was named the high school level winner. Her art teacher is Matt …

Md. Department of Disabilities announces Delegate Christian Miele as Deputy Secretary

Secretary Carol Beatty announced on Thursday the appointment of Delegate Christian J. Miele, Esq., as Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Disabilities. The appointment is effective January 9, the date Miele completes his term of office in the Maryland House of Delegates. “Christian worked hard representing his constituents in Baltimore County, and his experience in health, behavioral health, and …

Governor Hogan announces statewide flood response efforts

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has directed Maryland state agencies to coordinate and work together to keep Marylanders safe and informed following Sunday’s severe weather, which included extensive and persistent rain, major flooding, and power outages in multiple locations throughout the state. Ellicott City in Howard County was particularly devastated by this weather event, which also included significant flooding in …

Governor Larry Hogan announces statewide response efforts for snowstorm

With winter weather affecting many areas of Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday directed state agencies to coordinate and work together to keep Marylanders informed. Governor Hogan is urging Marylanders to avoid unnecessary travel while crews work to clear roads as snow intensifies throughout the afternoon and early evening statewide. “I continue to urge all Marylanders to use common sense …