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Hogan announces new Maryland initiative will serve foreign companies

A new program designed to help foreign companies relocate to Maryland and do business in the United States is up and running, Gov. Larry Hogan said. The governor, addressing the World Economic Forum in Switzerland this week, touted the state’s infrastructure and work force development, pointing to the Global Gateway Initiative, which provides $2 million in […]

Maryland comptroller calls for special session to stop gas tax increase

Maryland’s comptroller is calling for a special session of the General Assembly to discuss the state’s anticipated gas tax increase. Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat who is running for governor, sent a letter to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan this week, along with Senate President Bill Ferguson, D-Baltimore County, and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones, D-Baltimore County, to […]

ParkConneCT to offer free fares to beaches, state parks this summer

Fare-free and additional bus services will once again be offered in Connecticut this summer, Gov. Ned Lamont said. The governor announced the ParkConneCT program, a pilot program last summer, will provide no fare shuttle and enhanced transit services to state parks and beaches. The program opens Saturday and runs through Labor Day weekend. “Our state parks […]

Hogan implores Maryland comptroller to deter summer gas tax hike

Maryland’s governor is urging the comptroller to think long and hard about the state’s gas tax this summer before ordering any increase. Gov. Larry Hogan is asking Comptroller Peter Franchot to take immediate steps that would either stop or lessen the impact the legislatively passed gas tax. According to a release, the comptroller, through 2013 legislation, is […]

Hospital transfer to advance health care in Maryland

The transfer of a 175-acre site will help shape health care delivery in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan said. The Republican governor, winding down his final term in office, announced the Spring Grove Hospital Center site has been transferred to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The transfer coincides with the state’s long-term plan to bring health-care delivery […]

Marylanders have capital budget in place, cap on cost of insulin

The Maryland governor has signed 140 additional bipartisan bills into law. Gov. Larry Hogan announced bills have now become law that include the state’s budget, capping the cost of insulin, expanding dementia services, and allowing paramedics and emergency medical technicians to give vaccines. “Today we are signing dozens of impactful measures that directly affect Marylanders’ daily lives, including […]

Maryland governor signs 105 bipartisan bills into law

With the swift movements of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s pen, 105 bipartisan bills will become law in the coming months. Hogan signed bills pertaining to opioid overdose prevention across the state, in addition to sending more funding to local governments that is to be used to improve infrastructure. “We are signing another 105 bipartisan bills into law, […]

New Connecticut law will permit school logos, colors in NIL endorsements

College athletes will be able to use their school names and logos to earn cash under a new law, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said. The Democratic governor signed Public Act 22-11 into law this week that, beginning July 1, will give student-athletes the right to use their university or college’s name, trademarks, mascots, colors, copyrights, and other […]

New container line welcomed to Port of Baltimore

A new shipping container line will be doing business in the Port of Baltimore, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said. The Republican governor, who is entering the final months of his second term in office, announced Zim e-Commerce Baltimore Express will bring in goods from China and Southeast Asia. The company is one of the premier ocean carrier […]

Boston MedFlight receives $8.1 million tax-exempt lease

A nonprofit medical airlift company is benefiting from a tax-exempt lease on a new plane, Massachusetts officials announced. MassDevelopment has awarded an $8.1 million lease to Boston Medflight, in conjunction with U.S. Bancorp Government Leasing & Finance Inc., to assist the organization expand its services by purchasing and renovating a jet it will use for medical transport. […]