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Gov. Hogan on rising hospitalizations: ‘This is not March 2020, use common sense’

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With Maryland surpassing 2,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday provided Marylanders with an update regarding ongoing emergency actions: “As we have been projecting, our statewide COVID-19 hospitalizations have now reached record levels and surpassed 2,000. “With hospitalizations and deaths our primary focus, we have already taken a number of emergency actions in preparation for this surge. …


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Frosh urges Trump administration to protect health of U.S. meat, poultry workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday led a coalition of 20 attorneys general in calling for President Donald Trump to take immediate action to ensure the health and safety of meat and poultry processing plant employees, who have been deemed essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 28, President Trump signed an Executive Order invoking the …


Olszewski asks President Trump to require GM to reopen White Marsh plant to make ventilators

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday wrote a letter to President Donald Trump. In the letter, Olszewski asks that the president require General Motors to reopen its abandoned White Marsh plant for the purpose of manufacturing ventilators. President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act in March and ordered GM to start making ventilators, which are in high …