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Second annual Walktober begins in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday issued a proclamation designating October as “Walktober” in recognition of Maryland’s official exercise—walking—for its health, recreation, and transportation benefits. The second annual month-long celebration includes Maryland’s seventh annual Walk Maryland Day on October 6, as well as a Walktober webinar series focused on pedestrian safety, access, and health. “During the COVID-19 emergency, many Marylanders …


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Olszewski announces former Blue Water Baltimore Executive Director as new Chief Sustainability Officer

TOWSON, MD—On the first day of Earth Week 2021, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that Jennifer Aiosa will serve as Baltimore County’s new Chief Sustainability Officer, where she will lead the County’s efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change and to promote enterprise-wide sustainability initiatives. “Leaders at all levels have a responsibility to protect our environment for …


Governor Hogan: Maryland finishes in top ten for 2020 Census response

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that Maryland finished ninth in the nation for response to the 2020 Census. More than 2.2 million households were counted, representing a total of 99.9 percent of the state’s population. “Our administration is proud that even amid all of this year’s challenges, Marylanders stepped up with one of the country’s leading response rates …

Maryland Department of Health encourages residents to participate in annual Walk Maryland Day events

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health is encouraging Marylanders to take part in today’s 6th annual Walk Maryland Day through planned walks across the state, while maintaining social distancing and wearing face coverings. The event is a highlight of the state’s month-long celebration of “Walktober,” which focuses on Maryland’s official exercise. Walk Maryland Day 2020 urges all Marylanders to Walk …

Gov. Hogan encourages full participation from all Marylanders with less than 30 days until 2020 Census deadline [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland remains in the top 10 in the United States for the 2020 Census, and continues to encourage all Marylanders to complete their form at 2020Census.gov. With the deadline less than 30 days away, the governor is urging all Marylanders to complete their Census form and be counted. Maryland now has a …

Governor Hogan: Tax credit awarded to revitalize historic Middle River Depot

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), a division of the Maryland Department of Planning, has awarded eight projects more than $9 million in tax credits—leveraging more than $180 million in additional investment. The projects are expected to create more than 600 jobs. “The Maryland Historic Revitalization Tax Credit is one of the most …