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Governor Hogan visits Maryland National Guard troops at U.S. Capitol [PHOTOS]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday visited Maryland National Guard soldiers deployed at the U.S. Capitol, and received a briefing on security operations for the 59th Inaugural Ceremonies. “The State of Maryland will do everything we can to protect the transition of power, and we continue to work closely with allied law enforcement and federal partners to support the inauguration,” …


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Flags lowered to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Hogan & Olszewski issue statements

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The United States and Maryland flags have been lowered to half-staff to honor the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Friday evening at 87 years of age following a lengthy battle with cancer. Gunsburg was nominated by President Bill Clinton and was generally viewed as belonging to the liberal wing of the …


Frosh files brief defending Affordable Care Act

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court, supporting a coalition of states defending the Affordable Care Act against efforts by the Trump administration and a group of states led by Texas to repeal the entire ACA. In California, et al., v. Texas, et al., the Supreme Court agreed to …

Attorney General Frosh joins lawsuit challenging Trump administration’s changes to Clean Water Act

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s final rule narrowing the definition of the “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. The final rule continues the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) effort to weaken water quality protections under the Clean Water …

Frosh continues opposition to federal rule restricting asylum access

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday joined a multi-state coalition in opposition to the Trump administration’s rule that limits access to the asylum process. Under the rule, many individuals entering the U.S. at the southern border are no longer able to seek asylum, unless they applied for and were denied protection in at least one other country …