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Maryland Lawmakers Override Gov. Hogan’s Veto to Enact Paid Sick Leave Law

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Photo via Sen. Bill Ferguson/Instagram

Thirty Maryland senators today overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s 2017 veto of a sick-leave bill, requiring employers across Maryland to give hundreds of thousands of workers paid time off for medical reasons.

Poll: Hogan Holds Advantage in Matchups with Democratic Front-runners

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Gov. Larry Hogan nearly holds a 10-point lead in potential matchups with the top three Democrats looking to unseat him in November, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

Poll: Rushern Baker Leads Democratic Field For Governor in ‘Wide-Open’ Race

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker leads the Democratic field looking to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan in November, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

In Announcing School Legislation, Emergency Funding, Hogan Slams City Schools Over Heating

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Gov. Larry Hogan holds a press conference on education legislation. Image via Facebook Live.

Gov. Larry Hogan today announced legislation to create an office of the state education inspector general to look into complaints on illegal and unethical conduct by school administrators, as well as $2.5 million in discretionary funding from the state’s Catastrophic Event Account to fix the “immediate, horrendous, failing HVAC systems crisis” in Baltimore.

With Snow and Cold Weather Still in the Forecast, Teachers Union asks for Schools to Close; Santelises Declines

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City Schools headquarters. Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Citing low temperatures in classrooms that have caused students and teachers to wear their winter coats indoors, the Baltimore Teachers Union requested in a letter sent Wednesday to City Schools CEO Sonja Santelises that schools in the district be closed until heating systems can be assessed and repaired.

Hogan Announces $461M, Suburbia-Geared Traffic Congestion Plan

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I-695, via Wikimedia Commons user Mlaurenti

Maryland’s governor is banking on the Beltway and outer interstates as the keys to improving commuter transportation in Maryland.

Poll: Hogan Still Faring Well with Md. Voters, While Trump Remains Unfavorable

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Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter

One year out from his official bid for re-election, Maryland’s Republican governor appears to be retaining voter support in his blue state.

Hogan Joins Culture War with Peace Cross Stance

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The “Peace Cross.” Photo by Ben Jacobson.

Gov. Larry Hogan took to social media Friday to air his disgust at a federal court’s ruling that a cross-shaped World War I memorial in Prince George’s County is unconstitutional, promising to “fight this unacceptable overreach.”

Big Fish: 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate and Tech Entrepreneur Alec Ross

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Photo courtesy of Alec Ross for Governor

Alec Ross first came to Maryland 23 years ago when he was assigned to be a sixth-grade teacher at Booker T. Washington Middle School as part of the Teach For America program. He had just graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in history, and he immediately developed a strong affection for Baltimore.