Police/Fire, Politics

Gov. Hogan declares State of Emergency, announces major funding to combat heroin crisis

Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday signed Executive Order 01.01.2017.02 declaring a State of Emergency in response to the heroin, opioid, and fentanyl crisis ravaging communities in Maryland and across the U.S. This declaration activates the governor’s emergency management authority and enables increased and more rapid coordination between the state and local jurisdictions. The governor, along with Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, …