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Maryland Police Prepared to Help Secure Supreme Court Justices’ Homes

Police officers in Maryland are prepared to help provide security for Supreme Court justices, Gov. Larry Hogan’s office says. “The governor directed state law enforcement leaders to work with local and federal partners and be prepared to assist in the event there is a need for increased security and protective measures,” Michael Ricci, a spokesman…


Judge Tosses Maryland Congressional Map Over ‘Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering’

A Maryland judge on March 25 threw out a congressional map lawmakers recently enacted, ruling that it was a product of “extreme partisan gerrymandering.” Anne Arundel County Senior Judge Lynne Battaglia, an appointee of former Democrat Gov. Glendening, found that the map unconstitutionally was aimed at reducing the power of Republican voters because it shifted the…


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Ends Mask Mandate in State Buildings

Maryland’s governor on Feb. 14 dropped his mask mandate for state buildings, citing a reduction in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. “Given the dramatic declines in our health metrics, we are now able to take another step toward normalcy in state operations,” Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, said in a statement. The 7-day average of COVID-19…


Maryland Gov. Hogan Rules Out Senate Run, Dashing GOP Hopes to Unseat Van Hollen

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a moderate Republican, has announced that he will not run as a GOP challenger against Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), dashing hopes that the seat could be flipped. Because Hogan’s second term—the final term allowed to him under the Maryland state constitution—ends in 2023, and because of his significant popularity in…