Hogan to end Maryland's state of emergency, lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions
Maryland is taking a major step toward a pre-pandemic normal with the announcement that all statewide pandemic restrictions will be lifted beginning in two weeks and the state of emergency ended.
Baltimore officials urge Hogan to reverse unemployment decision
Three of Baltimore's top elected officials called on Gov. Larry Hogan to reverse a decision to end Maryland's participation in a federal program that offers supplemental pandemic unemployment insurance payments.
Capital Gazette gunman weighed 'Timothy McVeigh-style' attack
The man who killed five people at the Annapolis Capital Gazette office said he wanted to destroy a building “Timothy McVeigh-style” and that there was “no defense” for the crimes he committed in the shooting, attorneys said.
Author Wes Moore joins Maryland governor race
Author Wes Moore announced he is running for governor of Maryland.
Hogan says Maryland will shut down mass COVID-19 vaccination sites
Maryland’s state-run mass vaccination sites will close or switch to being operated at a local level within the coming weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan announced.
Hogan announces end to enhanced jobless benefits
Gov. Larry Hogan Tuesday announced that Maryland will cut off enhanced pandemic unemployment benefits and reinstate work search requirements early next month, citing claims from employers that they were facing serious worker shortages. Democratic legislative leaders denounced the move, saying Hogan’s action would harm the most vulnerable of the state’s workers. “Our health and economic ...
Hogan vetoes procurement bill, more than a dozen measures
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed more than a dozen measures Friday, including one aimed at creating greater transparency in emergency procurements — like the one that made headlines when Hogan confidentially purchased 500,000 COVID-19 tests from South Korea that later stirred controversy. The bill would require the governor to provide a legislative panel notice ...
Other states join Md. in shoring up empty unemployment funds
Businesses could be spared billions of dollars of higher taxes in coming years — potentially freeing up money to spend on employees or invest in their operations — as a result of federal coronavirus aid flowing to the states. Governors and lawmakers in Maryland and more than half the states are planning to use at ...
Hogan vetoes parole measure and bill to legalize drug paraphernalia
Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday vetoed a measure to limit governors’ parole authority and legislation to legalize the possession and distribution of heroin paraphernalia, including needles and syringes. Hogan delivered blunt denunciations of both measures in announcing his vetoes of those and some other bills. “This bill, which removes the governor from the parole process, ...
Hogan vetoes bills backed by immigration advocates
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday vetoed two bills supported by immigration advocates, including a measure that would prohibit local jails from entering into agreements with federal authorities on immigration-related detentions.