Around Maryland, Politics

Former Governor Larry Hogan to run for U.S. Senate seat

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Former Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that he will run for U.S. Senate this year. “It’s official – I’m running for the United States Senate to fight for Maryland and fix the broken politics in Washington,” Hogan said on Friday. “Like the vast majority of Marylanders, I’m completely fed up with politics-as-usual and the politicians in Washington …


Around Maryland, Politics

Governor Wes Moore delivers 2024 State of the State address [VIDEO, FULL TEXT]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, Governor Wes Moore delivered his second State of the State address in the House Chamber of the Maryland State House. Governor Moore spoke before the Maryland General Assembly about how moving together in partnership will create progress and realize Maryland’s promise. Video from the address can be viewed below along with the full text: Governor Moore’s State …


Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event held at Government House

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore, First Lady Dawn Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, and Maryland Department of Veteran Affairs Secretary Tony Woods this week hosted Hiring Our Heroes: Military Spouse Employer Connect event at Government House. More than 60 military spouses joined representatives from numerous State agencies and top employers to network and learn more about employment and fellowship opportunities. “If …

Federal jury convicts former Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

GREENBELT, MD—A federal jury has convicted Marilyn J. Mosby, 44, of Baltimore, on the federal charge of making a false mortgage application when she was Baltimore City State’s Attorney. The charges stem from the purchase of a condominium in Long Boat Key, Florida. The jury acquitted her of making a false mortgage application related to her purchase of a home …

Governor Moore joins National Governors Association ‘Disagree Better’ initiative [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week joined the National Governors Association’s ‘Disagree Better’ initiative with the launch of a new video in support of the campaign. The video features Governor Moore and Lonaconing Mayor Jack Coburn together, discussing the importance of having differences without being divisive. “Partnership is the only way to make progress,” said Governor Moore. “Disagreeing better isn’t …

Three Baltimore County Council members speak out against Governor Moore’s proposed housing legislation

The following is an open letter from Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, Councilman Todd Crandell, and Councilman Wade Kach: Dear Baltimore County citizens: As elected representatives from eastern and northern Baltimore County, we voice our deep concern and opposition to proposed legislation that would allow high density housing projects without County Council input, review, or approval. At the state level, …

WMCCA President expresses support for expanded speed camera bill in Baltimore County

NOTE: The following is a letter to the editor from White Marsh-Cowenton Community Association President Heather Patti. HB58/SB450 proposes legislation which will permit autonomy to Baltimore Co to install speed cameras in residential areas, as Anne Arundel and Montgomery Counties already have. With the high numbers of accidents in our area (not counting highway accidents) along with the severity of …

Olszewski announces grants to support Baltimore County-based farms in pandemic-related recovery efforts

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the availability of $500,000 in grant funding for Baltimore County-based farms impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants, made possible through the County’s allocation of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds, will assist with managing ongoing production challenges and offsetting the negative impacts of the pandemic. “The importance of Baltimore County’s farms – …