Tag: gov. larry hogan

Hogan maintains comfortable approval mark in new poll, though re-election odds less clear

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Still via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Gov. Larry Hogan is sitting pretty in terms of voter approval, though a gap exists between that mark of his job performance and the share of voters who are prepared to elect him to a second term, according to the newest Goucher Poll.

Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Law is Now on the Books in Maryland

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Photo by Kevin Galens, via Flickr

Small firms in Maryland with at least 15 employees are now required to offer them paid sick leave under a new law enacted yesterday.

Voided State Center Plan Still Offers a ‘Competitive’ Deal for State, City in 2018, Report Says

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An artist’s rendering of the stalled redevelopment design for State Center.

The master plan for Midtown’s aged State Center complex that the Hogan administration voided in 2016 is still a strong deal for Maryland, the city, state employees and surrounding neighborhoods, a new report commissioned by the developer argues.

Lead Developer of Nixed State Center Project Criticizes New Study on Redevelopment Options

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An outlined diagram of State Center. Image via Crossroads Consulting Group.

Speaking to state lawmakers on Tuesday, shortly after the release of a new study on the future redevelopment potential of Baltimore’s State Center complex, developer Caroline Moore blasted the Hogan administration for gutting her firm’s $1.5 billion redevelopment project and commissioning a study whose recommendations were similar to her company’s years-old plan.

Hogan Proposes ‘PRIME Act’ Catering to Amazon HQ2 with $3 Billion in Tax Credits

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Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

With Baltimore entirely out of the running now for Amazon’s second North American headquarters, Gov. Larry Hogan is all on Montgomery County, with an unofficially Amazon-branded bill to show for it.

Hogan Proposes Two-Term Limits for Md. General Assembly

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Still via Gov. Larry Hogan/Facebook

Gov. Larry Hogan says he’s going after the “professional politician” in the State House.

UPDATE: Diagrams Show Which Buildings Face Demolition in Baltimore’s Correctional Complex

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Diagram via Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services

A planned partial demolition of Baltimore’s correctional complex off of I-83 will bring down an iconic castle-like administration building overlooking E. Madison Street, the turreted west wing of the Metropolitan Transit Center and the men’s and women’s detention centers, according to diagrams from state documents.

Q&A: Ben Jealous talks universal health care, weed, his progressive roots and more

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Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons

Ben Jealous might just be the only gubernatorial candidate for 2018 who could bolster his run by getting handcuffed at the White House.