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Governor Hogan announces release of Maryland’s 2022 American Rescue Plan recovery report

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that the State of Maryland has submitted its 2022 American Rescue Plan, State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) Annual Performance Report to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The report—which details expenditures from March 3, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and includes planned allocations for Fiscal Year 2023—describes the use of the …


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Harris, Szeliga hold press conference in Perry Hall, call for another state gas tax holiday [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Two prominent Maryland Republicans held a press conference in Perry Hall on Monday. Rep. Andy Harris (R-District 1) and Delegate Kathy Szeliga (R-District 7) held a media event at the High’s store in Perry Hall and called for the state of Maryland to implement a second state gas tax holiday. The average gas price in the U.S. stood …


Governor Hogan signs 140 additional bills into law, including historic budget, legislation to cap cost of insulin, expansion of dementia services [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week signed an additional 140 bipartisan bills into law, including the state’s historic capital budget, as well as measures to cap the cost of insulin, expand the state’s commitment to fight dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and permanently allow paramedics and EMTs to administer vaccines. “Today we are signing dozens of impactful measures that directly affect …

Governor Hogan announces bipartisan agreement to provide $1.86 billion in tax relief to Marylanders

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones on Monday announced a historic bipartisan agreement to provide $1.86 billion in tax relief over five years for Maryland retirees, small businesses, and low-income families. Combined with the recently-enacted gas tax suspension, this legislative session will deliver nearly $2 billion in tax relief. “Today, we are …

Governor Hogan signs emergency legislation to immediately suspend Maryland’s gas tax for 30 days [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday signed emergency bipartisan legislation to immediately suspend the state of Maryland’s gas tax for 30 days. With this action, which both the House and Senate passed with unanimous support, Maryland became the first state in the nation to enact an immediate suspension of the gas tax. “This bipartisan action will provide some relief from …

Governor Hogan signs legislation to legalize sports betting, repeal Maryland state song [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed into law HB 940, major legislation to legalize sports betting in the State of Maryland. It is one of 226 measures the governor enacted today alongside Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “Today we are signing another 226 bipartisan bills into law, including legislation to legalize sports betting in …

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 …

Governor Hogan advances plan to move state agencies to downtown Baltimore, help revitalize Central Business District [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the initial steps of a sweeping plan to move 3,300 state employees from 12 different agencies to downtown Baltimore, and help revitalize the city’s Central Business District. To jumpstart this plan, the state is publishing a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking commercial office space to relocate the headquarters of the Maryland Department of …