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Legislators override two of Gov. Hogan’s bill vetoes

Gov. Larry Hogan delivers his State of the State Address in Annapolis, Maryland, on January 29, 2019. (Daniel Oyefusi/Capital News Service)

By Natalie Jones
Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS — One day after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) vetoed three bills on $15 minimum wage, school districts setting their own calendars and stripping alcohol and tobacco regulation from the state comptroller, the Maryland General Assembly fought back to override him Thursday.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan inaugurated for second term

Photo via governor’s office

By David Jahng

Beating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma into remission and being the first Maryland Republican governor elected for a second term since 1954 is no small feat.

But Gov. Larry Hogan will continue to work against the odds this legislative season, with Democrats maintaining a supermajority in the Maryland House and Senate.

Regardless, Hogan has previously touted his bipartisanship, and Wednesday’s inauguration was no different.

Hogan once again ranked country’s 2nd-most popular governor in poll

Image via Facebook

A new national poll pegging approval marks for all 50 states’ governors has once again placed Gov. Larry Hogan at the top, right behind Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.

Hogan’s nonpublic schools funding gets ‘BOOST’ from students

Gov. Larry Hogan high-fives students at a nonpublic school advocacy rally in Annapolis on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Opponents of Gov. Hogan’s nonpublic school funding argue that public funds should be used for public schools. (Aaron Rosa/Capital News Service)

By Sean Whooley

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland —Hundreds of private school students, faculty, parents and supporters piled onto Lawyers Mall in Annapolis on Tuesday for a rally to support Gov. Larry Hogan’s funding for nonpublic schools.

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

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

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

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

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

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.