Maryland Board of Education issues Mask Mandate

The Maryland Board of Education issued a mask mandate for all students across Maryland schools. The House Minority Caucus issued a statement today, voicing concerns regarding the Board's "unprecedented usurpation of local control". It is irresponsible and unacceptable for an unelected group of individuals to make a sweeping ruling without the local governments or the … Continue reading Maryland Board of Education issues Mask Mandate

Governor Hogan Lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced the end of the COVID-19 state of emergency in the State of Maryland. As of today, Maryland has surpassed 6.5 million vaccinations, and the positivity rate is a record-low 0.82%. “Thanks in large part to the hard work, the sacrifices, and the vigilance of the people of Maryland, we have … Continue reading Governor Hogan Lifts COVID-19 State of Emergency

Governor Hogan’s Covid-19 Update

Today, some wonderful news came from Governor Hogan. Governor Hogan is completely lifting all restrictions on outdoor events and indoor capacity. Everything can be open to 100% capacity both indoor and outdoor and masks will not be needed for outdoor events. The only remaining restriction are masks for indoors. That will remain until 70% of … Continue reading Governor Hogan’s Covid-19 Update

Governor Hogan’s Mask Mandate Update

Below is Governor Hogan's update on his mask mandate. The outdoor mask mandates have been lifted as has all restrictions for outdoor dining. You can read the entire statement from the Governor's Office below as well as view the video of his press conference here. ANNAPOLIS, MD—With consistent improvements in key statewide health metrics and … Continue reading Governor Hogan’s Mask Mandate Update

Republican Caucus Letter to Secretary Robinson

Today the Republican Caucus sent a letter to Secretary Tiffany Robinson of the Maryland Department of Labor. The Caucus called upon Secretary Robinson to open up the work search requirement for people getting unemployment benefits. As of now, the state does not require anyone to be actively searching for a job while receiving unemployment benefits … Continue reading Republican Caucus Letter to Secretary Robinson

Western Maryland Vaccination Updates

Vaccination efforts in Garrett, Allegany, and Washington Counties are in full swing. Below is an update on how it has gone so far in both Garrett and Allegany Counties. Statistics for Washington County will come soon. There will be a mini clinic in Hancock at the Hancock Volunteer Fire Department. Current Vaccine Distribution points: Allegany … Continue reading Western Maryland Vaccination Updates

Office of Post Pandemic Opportunities

Since March of last year, we have experienced a pandemic unlike any other. It has taken a financial, mental, and emotional toll on our region, state, and country. That is not to mention the horrible loss of life we have suffered throughout this time as well. With many now out of work or in tough … Continue reading Office of Post Pandemic Opportunities