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 […]

Governor Moore unveils ENOUGH Act with support from local officials, community leaders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week unveiled the ENOUGH Act, a first-in-the-nation state-level effort to end concentrated poverty. Joined at LIFE Ministries Church in Brooklyn by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller; Senate President Bill Ferguson; Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones; Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott; Baltimore City Councilwoman Phylicia Porter; Baltimore Community Foundation Chief Executive Officer Dr. Shanaysha Sauls; […]

Governor Moore, federal partners announce $15 million for new electric vehicle charging stations in Maryland as Hertz dumps EVs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld and Coppin State University President Anthony L. Jenkins at Coppin State University to announce that the Maryland Clean Energy Center, the state’s official green bank, […]

Governor Moore signs executive order creating Maryland’s Office of Overdose Response

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this month signed an executive order establishing Maryland’s Office of Overdose Response within the Maryland Department of Health. The office will coordinate and promote efforts across state agencies to address the overdose crisis in Maryland. The governor was joined by Lt. Governor Aruna Miller; Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy Dr. […]

Governor Moore announces first items in 2024 legislative agenda to support Maryland military families

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week declared 2024 as the ‘Year for Military Families’ in Maryland and announced a package of legislation that will support and empower Maryland’s servicemembers, military spouses, and caregivers. This is the first legislation announced by the Moore-Miller Administration for the upcoming 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. “Our military families sacrifice everything so […]

Governor Moore announces additional funding for faith-based organizations, nonprofits to help protect against hate crimes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced $1 million in additional emergency state funding for hate crime prevention grants. Local organizations that serve protected classes and religious institutions are eligible for funding to hire security personnel for their facilities and membership through a new grant from the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services. “I’ve said it before, […]

Governor Moore, Lt. Governor Miller honor victims of fatal crashes In Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore and Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller this week joined safety advocates from across the state and families who have lost loved ones in car crashes for the 20th annual Maryland Remembers ceremony in Annapolis. The ceremony traditionally honors Marylanders who were killed in impaired driving crashes. This year, the event was expanded to remember all victims, regardless […]

Governor Moore, Lieutenant Governor Miller announce actions to protect Maryland roadway workers

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore and Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller have announced a substantial set of recommendations (PDF) to improve safety on Maryland roadways and decrease the number of crashes and fatalities in work zones. The announcements follow finalized recommendations of the Work Zone Safety Work Group, which was established by the Governor in April. Lieutenant Governor Miller served as chair. […]