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Governor Hogan Authorizes Remote Notarizations

Marylanders Encouraged to Only Conduct Essential Notary Services ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today issued an emergency order that temporarily waives the in-person requirement for notarizing documents in Maryland for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, subject to guidance provided by Secretary of State John C. Wobensmith.  Notaries Public commissioned in Maryland who are in good  Read the Rest…

TRANSCRIPT: Press Conference March 30, 2020

GOVERNOR HOGAN:  Good morning. We have reached a critical turning point in the fight to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic here in Maryland and in the national capital region, which includes Washington, D.C. and Virginia. We now have 1413 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our state, including our youngest case to date, a  Read the Rest…

As COVID-19 Crisis Escalates in Capital Region, Governor Hogan Issues Stay at Home Order Effective Tonight

“We Are No Longer Asking Or Suggesting That Marylanders Stay Home, We Are Directing Them To Do So.” ANNAPOLIS, MD—As the COVID-19 crisis escalates in the National Capital Region, Governor Larry Hogan today issued a Stay at Home order to protect public health and safety. The order, which takes effect at 8:00 p.m. tonight, states  Read the Rest…

Watch: Governor Hogan Joins FOX News Sunday

“Governors are going to do what they think is right in their own states to save lives.” ANNAPOLIS, MD—This morning, Governor Hogan joined Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace to discuss Maryland’s aggressive measures to combat COVID-19. (Watch) Excerpts: “Look, I think the virus is going to dictate the time frame, and we’re going to  Read the Rest…

Governor Hogan Statement Regarding Outbreak At Carroll County Long-Term Care Facility, Doubling of COVID-19 Death Toll In Maryland

Now More Than 2,000 Cases In The National Capital Region ANNAPOLIS, MD—State officials tonight, in coordination with the Carroll County Health Department, announced an outbreak of COVID-19 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Mount Airy, where a total of 66 residents have tested positive, with 11 currently hospitalized. Earlier this evening, the Maryland Department of  Read the Rest…

Bloomberg Philanthropies, State of Maryland to Fund Johns Hopkins University-led COVID-19 Treatment Research

Joint Public-Private Initiative Will Provide $4 Million in Funding to a Johns Hopkins University-Led Research Team Exploring Therapeutic Uses of Blood Plasma From Recovered COVID-19 Patients ANNAPOLIS, Md.– Bloomberg Philanthropies, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Johns Hopkins University announced today a joint effort to fund research into the potential therapeutic uses of COVID-19 convalescent plasma, led  Read the Rest…

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Commission Members

  • Alex Williams
  • Walter Olson
  • Chris Summers
  • Lu Pierson
  • Michael Loff