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Eye on Annapolis

The Daily Record's Maryland state government blog

Hogan: Going pants-less is not part of executive orders

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks on Monday as [name needed], director of public diplomacy for South Korea’s Minsitry of Foreign Affairs, listens on April 20, 20. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Pants are not optional during the pandemic. That’s the word from Gov Larry Hogan, who during a moment of levity on ABC’s “The View,” was asked about a recent humorous post on social media from the Taneytown Police Department. “This ...

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Md. House and Senate ponder possibility of remote meetings

The Maryland General Assembly passed a bill earlier this month to eliminate references to gender and classify all nonconsensual sexual violations as rape. A spokeswoman for Gov. Larry Hogan says he will sign the legislation into law. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

Leaders in the Maryland General Assembly are considering their options if the current COVID-19 pandemic requires the legislature to meet remotely. With more questions than answers — including would such an option even be needed — Senate President Bill Ferguson ...

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Md. unemployment claims continue to soar, state official says

"We are in the process of tripling the size of the division to handle this crisis," says Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson, shown earlier this year. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

Unemployment driven by COVID-19 is continuing to surge, says Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Tiffany Robinson. Robinson told members of the legislature’s Joint COVID-19 Work Group Wednesday that her agency is seeing an unprecedented number of claims ...

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