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02/25/2017 at 16:34. Facebook
Governor Larry Hogan had the opportunity to sit down with Mary Bubala from WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore to talk about what we've been working hard on this legislative session including the Maryland Jobs Initiative, redistricting reform, and the repeal of the Road Kill Bill:
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02/25/2017 at 14:13. Facebook
"Help us finally bring the transparency that Marylanders want and deserve by passing the Legislative Transparency Act, which provides for all sessions of the General Assembly to be livestreamed to the public." -Governor Larry Hogan
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yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
"Lawmakers this week began hearing testimony and debating several key pieces of Gov. Larry Hogan's legislative agenda...

The Public Integrity Act of 2017 is a major part of Hogan's push against corruption and abuse of power in the State House. Democrats in the legislature have been shaken this session by an ongoing FBI investigation into liquor licenses in Prince George's County...

Hogan's...
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Hogan's legislative priorities go to committees

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yesterday at 21:00. Facebook
"A state Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on the Student Debt Relief Act — Gov. Larry Hogan's initiative to provide tax deductions to Marylanders struggling to pay off student loans.

The act would allow individuals making less than $200,000 a year and couples making less than a combined $250,000 a year to deduct 100 percent of interest paid on their student loan debt from their...
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A student debt initiative could save Maryland residents $20 million a year

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yesterday at 18:44. Facebook
For the second year in a row, Governor Larry Hogan has introduced the Redistricting Reform Act to finally end partisan gerrymandering in Maryland. This legislation will institute a nonpartisan redistricting process to ensure free and fair elections in Maryland by removing the politics and politicians from drawing their own district lines.

An overwhelming majority of Marylanders, regardless...
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yesterday at 16:00. Facebook
Governor Larry Hogan is committed to making college more affordable for all Marylanders. As a part of his robust legislative package this session, Governor Hogan introduced the Student Debt Relief Act, which will allow Marylanders to deduct one hundred percent of the interest paid on their student loans from their state income tax return. This legislation is expected to save Marylanders who...
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yesterday at 13:01. Facebook
"It is an honor and a privilege to serve in this historic State House, where many great men and women have served and where many great things have been accomplished.

But sadly, that rich history and proud legacy may be tarnished by those who have failed to uphold the solemn oaths of office that they took to maintain the public trust.

The immense responsibility we have as public officials is...
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yesterday at 03:31. Facebook
"...State gerrymandering is ruining our government...

The Constitution gives states the authority to draw the boundaries of state and congressional legislative districts. In effect, states with one-party control can have members of those parties pick their voters. It works this way. The dominant party shapes many districts where its candidates have a small but comfortable majority while...
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Nick Berry: Why our democracy gets sicker

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yesterday at 00:45. Facebook
This morning Governor Larry Hogan had the honor to speak at Developmental Disabilities Day at the Legislature hosted by the Developmental Disabilities Coalition.

"First, on behalf of the citizens of a grateful state, we want to say thank you to each and every one of the disability service providers, self-advocates, and family members for the important work that they do each and every day to...
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02/23/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
"...Gov. Larry Hogan [joined] students from throughout Maryland on Thursday to see the results of a statewide 3-D printing project, according to a news release from Maryland State Department of Education.

Students in Maryland's 24 public school systems built pieces of a 'large-scale topographical map of the state,' according to the release, using 3-D printers. Select students will gather on...
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02/23/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
Maryland is notorious for having some of the most gerrymandered districts in the entire country. Voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around. For far too long, partisan redistricting has undermined the very foundation of our democracy. Governor Larry Hogan has again introduced legislation to finally end partisan gerrymandering in Maryland.

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02/23/2017 at 16:03. Facebook
"Gov. Larry Hogan wants live video of legislative sessions so badly he said he’s willing to work with lawmakers to address what he said might be their concerns over the use of salty language.

The governor called on the General Assembly to pass his bill that would require both the House and the Senate to provide live-streamed video of all floor sessions and archive those proceedings....
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Hogan offers seven-second delay, warning label amendments

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02/23/2017 at 13:33. Facebook
The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) voted to support the full repeal of the Road Kill Bill. This law usurps important authority away from local governments and the executive branch of state government, giving authority instead to lobbyists and special interest groups.

"Montgomery County legislators voted to kill many of their own top priorities. If this legislation is not immediately...
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02/23/2017 at 02:24. Facebook
Voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around. For far too long, partisan redistricting has undermined the very foundation of our democracy. Stand with Governor Larry Hogan to finally end partisan gerrymandering in Maryland! Sign the petition now -
"Help us finally bring the transparency that Marylanders want and deserve by passing the Legislative Transparency Act, which provides for all sessions of the General Assembly to be livestreamed to the public." -Governor Larry Hogan
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02/22/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
"Gov. Larry Hogan took a shot at Democratic General Assembly leaders Wednesday, prodding the House to schedule a hearing on one of his bills while tweaking Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller for using colorful language.

Leading off a meeting of the Board of Public Works, the Republican governor criticized House of Delegates leaders for being slow to schedule a hearing on legislation that...
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Hogan prods legislature to hold hearing on his video bill, tweaks Miller for using profanity

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02/22/2017 at 20:12. Facebook
"EVAPCO, Inc. is bringing more jobs and and a new facility to Taneytown in Carroll County. The global designer and manufacturer of evaporative cooling and industrial refrigeration products is expanding its manufacturing operations.

The expansion will bring 125 new jobs over the next five years...

EVAPCO will invest $15 million to construct a new 160,000 sq. ft. building next to its current...
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EVAPCO to expand, add jobs in Taneytown

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02/22/2017 at 18:02. Facebook
We still have Marylanders who are struggling in parts of our state like Baltimore City, Western Maryland, and the Lower Eastern Shore, where, unfortunately, unemployment is still higher than it is in the rest of the state. We must come together to enact our Maryland Jobs Initiative, including the More Jobs for Marylanders Act and the Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit. These...
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02/22/2017 at 16:26. Facebook
The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee will be holding a hearing today on Governor Larry Hogan's emergency legislation to repeal HB-1013, better known as the #RoadKillBill! Contact your legislators and tell them to repeal this catastrophic legislation at