Crime, Police/Fire, Politics

Governor Hogan announces $3 million in grants to protect against hate crimes

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday awarded $3 million to protect more than 30 Maryland organizations and religious institutions against hate crimes. The funding, provided through the Protecting Against Hate Crimes (PAHC) program, will be used on equipment, personnel, and physical security enhancements. “Hate, bigotry, or racism of any kind is un-American, unacceptable, and wrong,” said Governor Hogan. “This funding …


Education, Events, Politics

Governor Hogan directs MDOT MVA to expedite driving tests, credentials for school bus drivers

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has directed the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) to take steps to make sure school bus drivers are able to obtain proper testing and credentials as quickly as possible in order to help meet the needs of school systems across the state. On Saturday, September 25, 2021, MDOT MVA will host Bus …


Baltimore County to receive more than $320,000 in highway safety grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced more than $12 million in federal highway safety grants as part of a statewide focus to prevent motor vehicle crashes and eliminate roadway fatalities. Baltimore County is set to receive over $320,000 in grant funds. “With traffic already back to pre-pandemic levels, it is even more important that we continue working to make …

Governor Hogan commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11 at Maryland National Guard Fallen Warrior Ceremony [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Saturday commemorated the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during the Maryland National Guard’s Fallen Warrior Ceremony at Camp Fretterd Military Reservation. Following are Governor Hogan’s remarks, as prepared for delivery: “It is my honor to be here, on behalf of all the people of Maryland, as we pay tribute to the …

Governor Hogan orders flags to be lowered to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that he has directed that the U.S. and state flags in Maryland be flown at half-staff from midnight Friday night to midnight on Saturday. The flags are being lowered to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. “Twenty years have passed since one of the darkest days in our …

Four massive Neo-Panamax container cranes arrive at Port of Baltimore following two-month journey [PHOTOS]

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday welcomed four new massive Neo-Panamax container cranes to the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal following a two-month journey that included passage under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The governor was joined by officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration and its public-private partner, Ports America …