Gov. Larry Hogan

Hogan appoints legislative lobbyist to top court

Jun 1, 2016
Rachel Baye

Gov. Larry Hogan today appointed his legislative lobbyist, Joseph Getty, to the state’s highest court, the Court of Appeals.

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Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he is vetoing five bills the General Assembly passed this spring.

One of the more controversial measures would create an advisory board to direct planning at the Maryland Transit Administration.

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Gov. Larry Hogan signed 144 bills into law Thursday at his fifth and last scheduled signing ceremony. But the governor’s office is still reviewing nearly 100 bills the General Assembly passed this year.

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Gov. Larry Hogan has so far signed more than 475 bills the General Assembly passed this year. But with just one more bill signing scheduled this week, some Democratic legislators are worried that a bill that aims to offset the cost of college tuition won’t make the cut.

The politics of air conditioning

May 13, 2016


Fraser Smith and Bryan Sears, of The Daily Record, take on the politics of air conditioning schools.

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The fight over air conditioning in Baltimore County schools boiled over at Wednesday’s state Board of Public Works meeting.

The board voted to withhold school construction money from both the county and Baltimore City until the two jurisdictions release a plan for putting air-conditioning in every classroom by the start of the next school year.

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More than 40 years ago, then-Gov. Marvin Mandel re-organized a host of state commissions, offices and agencies into 12 departments with cabinet-level secretaries. At an afternoon news conference Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan said it’s time to take a second look.

Fraser Smith and John Lee, of the WYPR news team, talk about Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's relationship with Democratic mayoral nominee Catherine Pugh, her relationship with Gov. Larry Hogan and how that could change things for the city and the county.

Governor warns of Zika threat

Apr 29, 2016
Rachel Baye

Gov. Larry Hogan announced $250,000 in new resources for Zika virus prevention efforts, for a total of more than $600,000 the state is spending on preventing the spread of the virus, officials said Friday afternoon.

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Gov. Larry Hogan signed more than 100 bills into law Tuesday morning, at the first of four scheduled signing ceremonies. Following a contentious 90-day legislative session, Hogan and the Democratic leadership projected unity at the event.