Family, Health, Politics

Olszewski announces historic funding for summer SNAP program

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced record funding for Summer SNAP for Children, a program helping low-income families put food on the table for school-age children during the summer months when they don’t have access to school breakfast and lunch. As a result of nearly $2.8 million in contributions from the State and County, the program will …


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Governor Hogan presents FY 2023 budget focused on tax relief, education, relief for underserved Marylanders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday presented his Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023) surplus budget, which strengthens the state’s Rainy Day Fund to record levels, delivers major tax relief to retirees and working families, expands relief for vulnerable Marylanders, makes record investment in K-12 education and school construction, increases funding for the Maryland Park Service, fully funds Chesapeake Bay restoration, …


Governor Hogan announces FY 2023 budget to include historic investments in public health, record funding for health departments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that his Fiscal Year 2023 budget will include historic investments in public health, including record funding for the state’s local health departments. The budget will also expand support for 50,000 low-income children and 27,000 seniors in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), while providing additional resources for food banks and nonprofits. “Our budget …

Governor Hogan declares August 1–7 as Maryland Farmers’ Market Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has declared August 1-7 as Maryland Farmers’ Market Week. The event recognizes the 105 farmers markets across the state that have continued to provide citizens with access to fresh, local produce and other Maryland-made items. Residents are encouraged to celebrate Maryland Farmers’ Market Week by visiting a nearby market and buying local products. A nearby market …

Governor Hogan submits $1.5 billion supplemental budget focused on education

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday submitted a $1.59 billion supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2022, including additional resources to support the safe reopening of schools. “This supplemental budget provides further support for the safe reopening of Maryland schools,” said Governor Hogan. “I want to commend all the teachers, administrators, parents, and public health officials who are doing everything they …

Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force releases final report

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Monday released the final report of the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force. The report, Confronting the COVID-19 Access to Justice Crisis, is the culmination of six months of work by members of the task force and includes 59 significant legislative and policy recommendations to help Marylanders recover from the …

Governor Hogan announces $1 billion emergency stimulus, tax relief package [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced the RELIEF Act of 2021, an emergency legislative package that will provide more than $1 billion in direct stimulus and tax relief for Maryland working families, small businesses, and those who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “With the start of a new 2021 legislative session on Wednesday, …

Governor Hogan announces $50.5 million for school construction, economic development projects

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $50.5 million for critical capital projects in the State of Maryland, including school construction and economic development projects across the state. “These shovel-ready projects will help create jobs and lay the foundation for the strongest possible recovery,” said Governor Hogan. “In the coming days, we will be proposing a larger economic and stimulus …