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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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Governor Hogan announces $4.6 billion tax relief package for Maryland families, small businesses, retirees [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon announced the largest tax relief package in state history to deliver more than $4.6 billion in relief for Maryland families, small businesses, and retirees. “Next to our health recovery from the worst pandemic in more than a century, nothing is more important than our continued economic recovery,” said Governor Hogan. “With all of …


Governor Hogan signs 66 bills into law [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed 66 bills into law, including legislation to preserve and expand telehealth and mental health services across the state, increase access to high-speed Internet, and bring critical reforms to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “I want to thank our …

Governor Hogan, President Ferguson, Speaker Jones announce bipartisan agreement for American Rescue Plan funding [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones on Wednesday announced a bipartisan budget agreement to allocate the $3.9 billion in federal funding that the State of Maryland expects to receive through the American Rescue Plan Act. The major components of the bipartisan agreement to provide targeted relief are: $1.1 billion in federal funding …

Governor Hogan announces $7 million in emergency relief awards for Main Street communities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $7 million in awards for 41 Main Street programs across the state. The funding will support small businesses and other economic recovery efforts in both the state – and Baltimore City – designated Main Street communities. Through this relief, more than 5,000 businesses will be eligible for support from their local Main Street …

Governor Hogan enacts RELIEF Act of 2021 [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday signed the RELIEF Act of 2021, which will deliver more than $1 billion in tax relief and economic stimulus for struggling families and small businesses who are suffering as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson, House Speaker Adrienne Jones, Senate Minority Leader Bryan Simonaire, House …

Governor Hogan delivers Maryland 2021 State of the State [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday evening delivered Maryland’s 2021 State of the State address. Following are excerpts from the address: “This crisis will not end overnight, but together we will bring it to an end. We will get our kids back to school, get people back to work, and get life back to normal once again.” ECONOMIC RELIEF: “Our …

Governor Hogan announces $258 million in additional rental relief funding

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that a total of $402 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding had been distributed to Maryland to provide assistance for individuals and families struggling to pay their rent due to the pandemic. A total of $258.1 million was provided to the state this week, which will be administered through the Department of Housing …