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 announces $67.5 million investment to redevelop Harborplace during 2023 Baltimore Together summit

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Monday announced that the State of Maryland will invest $67.5 million to redevelop Harborplace during the second annual Baltimore Together summit. During the summit’s press conference this morning, MCB Real Estate Managing Partner P. David Bramble announced plans to revitalize and redevelop Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, representing a generational opportunity to reimagine Baltimore’s waterfront for […]

MSDE: 2023 MCAP results showing improvement

BALTIMORE, MD—Student proficiency rates in English Language Arts (ELA) in School Year 2022-2023 are at their highest in nearly a decade with the largest single-year gain in grades 3-8 over the same time period. Statewide results (PDF) of the latest Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) assessments show notable improvements in literacy and mathematics, with literacy results surpassing pre-pandemic performance. Student […]

Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and State of Maryland leaders announce Regional Water Governance Task Force members

BALTIMORE, MD—This week, state and local officials named the members appointed to the Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force. The 13-member coalition is a diverse group of experts and stakeholders from across Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and the State of Maryland who aim to address pressing water-related challenges in the region and foster sustainable solutions. Created by an act of […]

Governor Moore swears In Lieutenant Colonel Roland L. Butler Jr. as Superintendent of Maryland State Police

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Tuesday, Governor Wes Moore swore in Lieutenant Colonel Roland L. Butler, Jr. as the Superintendent of the Maryland State Police. Governor Moore was joined by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, Secretary of State Susan Lee, House Speaker Adrienne Jones, and Senate President Bill Ferguson for the ceremony. “Superintendent Butler is the best person to move the Maryland Department of […]

Governor Moore releases supplemental FY 2024 budget plan

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, Governor Wes Moore announced his supplemental FY 2024 budget plan, which includes key adjustments to his first proposed budget to account for new revenue projections. The governor’s supplemental budget targets crucial investments toward rebuilding Maryland state government, bolstering public safety, ending child poverty, creating a competitive and equitable economy, and rebuilding our infrastructure. “This administration will always […]

Governor Moore, elected officials announce abortion access legislative package for Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—On Thursday, Governor Wes Moore, Lt. Governor Aruna Miller, Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones, and state legislators announced a comprehensive abortion access legislative package. The bill package will protect private medical information and expand access to abortion services. “As long as I am Governor, our home will be a safe haven for abortion access,” said […]

Baltimore County, Baltimore City officials announce legislation to create regional water governance task force [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott on Tuesday joined State Senator Jill P. Carter, State Senator Charles Sydnor, Delegate Stephanie Smith, and Delegate Eric Ebersole to announce state legislation to create a Task Force on Regional Water and Wastewater. This new Task Force would be charged with making recommendations to modernize the governance of […]