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Governor Hogan announces approval of 2 new Baltimore County apprenticeship programs

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council has approved 27 new registered apprenticeship programs from March 2020 to March 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. These diverse new apprenticeships are expanding opportunities for jobseekers by connecting them with high-wage jobs in traditional and non-traditional industries while supporting the workforce needs of local businesses. “As …


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Governor Hogan signs 66 bills into law [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed 66 bills into law, including legislation to preserve and expand telehealth and mental health services across the state, increase access to high-speed Internet, and bring critical reforms to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “I want to thank our …


Governor Hogan, President Ferguson, Speaker Jones announce bipartisan agreement for American Rescue Plan funding [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones on Wednesday announced a bipartisan budget agreement to allocate the $3.9 billion in federal funding that the State of Maryland expects to receive through the American Rescue Plan Act. The major components of the bipartisan agreement to provide targeted relief are: $1.1 billion in federal funding …

St. John Properties Founder and Chairman Edward St. John named to The Daily Record’s inaugural ‘Power 100’ ranking

WHITE MARSH, MD—Edward St. John, Founder and Chairman of St. John Properties, Inc., the real estate development company behind Greenleigh at Crossroads, has been recognized by The Daily Record in the publication’s inaugural “Power 100” list. The “Power 100” includes men and women across Maryland “who are shaping our businesses, governments, nonprofits, law firms and other critical institutions.” St. John …

Governor Hogan enacts RELIEF Act of 2021 [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday signed the RELIEF Act of 2021, which will deliver more than $1 billion in tax relief and economic stimulus for struggling families and small businesses who are suffering as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones, Senate Minority Leader Bryan Simonaire, House …

Olszewski announces Black History Month conversation series

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced a Black History Month conversation series, engaging Black leaders across Baltimore County in a dialogue about the successes of Black leaders and the work ahead to promote a more equitable and inclusive Baltimore County. “Black History Month provides an important opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the successes of Black leaders …

Governor Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones release joint Election Day PSA [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On the eve of Election Day, Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones released a joint, bipartisan public service announcement (PSA) on the importance of counting every vote and protecting the integrity of the electoral system. President Ferguson: Our democracy relies on the confidence of voters in a free and fair election. Because …

Olszewski highlights plans for secure General Election, Baltimore County offering $100 incentive for election judges

TOWSON, MD—Amid the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Maryland Speaker of the House Adrienne Jones (D-10, Baltimore County), and Katie Brown, Director of the Baltimore County Board of Elections, on Tuesday provided an update on the upcoming November 3 General Election, highlighting how residents can safely and securely cast their ballots by mail, ballot …