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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The head of Maryland's corrections department says more than 253 department employees have been arrested since January 2013, and more than 200 of them are still employed.

Stephen Moyer told state officials Wednesday the department lacks administrative measures needed to prevent people with some "pretty outrageous" charges from working in the department, which has about 11,000 employees.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to host a fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's presidential bid.

It's set for Thursday afternoon at an Annapolis hotel.

Hogan, a Republican, endorsed Christie's run for the GOP nomination for president last month.

Christie campaigned for Hogan in Maryland last year in his campaign for governor.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says the last inmates in the dangerously decrepit men's section of the Baltimore City Detention Center have been moved out as it permanently closes facility.

The detention center pre-dates modern penal facility standards, with some of its walls dating to the 19th century. It has been notorious for hazardous conditions, including blind corners and dark corridors. It also has been targeted for decades by reform attempts.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - After eight weeks of intensive treatment, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says 95 percent of his cancer is gone.

The Republican governor told The Washington Post he still has some remnants of the dozens of tumors doctors found two months ago, "but it's dead."

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Larry Hogan met with his top housing official Monday to express disappointment in the secretary's comments about landlord liability in lead paint cases.

But a spokesman said the official will remain on the job after 30 lawmakers called for his resignation.
The Republican governor voiced confidence in Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth Holt.

He added that he believed Holt can effectively run the department.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Immigrant activists are scheduled to protest Gov. Larry Hogan's decision to comply with a federal program to notify federal authorities about when and where people facing possible deportation will be released from jail.

The protest is scheduled for Thursday at the governor's mansion in Annapolis.

Maryland corrections officials say the state is notifying federal officials about release dates and times of any inmate who has been identified by Immigration and Customs Enforcement as an immigration enforcement priority.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is halfway through six rounds of chemotherapy.

The Republican governor announced Tuesday on his Facebook page that he had good news and great news. The good news is he has completed his fifth-straight day of chemotherapy. He added that the great news is he's finished the third of six scheduled rounds.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Board of Public Works has delayed its consideration of whether to abolish 63 positions in the state's Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider whether to abolish 63 positions in the state's Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.

The board, which includes Gov. Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot, is scheduled to take up the proposal on Wednesday.

Hogan, a Republican, made the proposal to the board to save roughly $3 million.

The proposal was delayed at the board's last meeting at the comptroller's request to provide more time for review.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is still reviewing the impact of President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut emissions from U.S. power plants, but Maryland Democrats already are praising the plan.

Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles, of Hogan's administration, says it takes time to review the fine print of 3,000 pages. He says the good news is Maryland is well-positioned to be a leader among states on its own terms and through regional collaboration.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced plans to immediately shut down a Baltimore jail that was the focus of a federal corruption investigation.

Hogan said at a press conference Thursday that the state would save $10 million to $15 million a year by closing the "deplorable" Baltimore City Detention Center. It houses hundreds of inmates awaiting trial or serving short sentences.

Current employees and inmates will be reassigned to other facilities.

"There is plenty of capacity in the system," Hogan said.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Larry Hogan has scheduled a news conference at the Baltimore City Detention Center.

The announcement is set for Thursday afternoon. A spokesman declined to comment ahead of the event about what the announcement will be.

Last month, the ACLU and Public Justice Center called on a federal judge to reopen a lawsuit against the state of Maryland over what they described in court documents as so substandard that it brings "shame to his city."

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Larry Hogan has been named chairman of the economic development and commerce committee of the National Governors Association.

The Washington Post reports that the governor's spokesman Matt Clark said Monday that Hogan will be able to meet committee work demands as he continues to serve as governor.

In June, Hogan was diagnosed with stage 3 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Clark says the work will not interfere with Hogan's recovery.

Clark says the association plans to meet with Hogan and his team soon to map out a direction for the committee.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Larry Hogan has announced a new homeland security director and a new head of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency.
Hogan said Friday that Walter Landon will be the new director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security. Landon is a retired Maryland State Police lieutenant colonel. He will replace Thomas Hutchins.

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Regional leaders and federal officials are getting together to talk about cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.

Thursday's annual meeting of the Chesapeake Executive Council, chaired by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, will include an announcement of how officials plan to meet the goals of a federal-led bay cleanup agreement that was signed last year.

The agreement establishes pollution limits in the nation's largest estuary and sets goals for the bay to be fully restored by 2025

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland panel examining ways to improve the state's business climate is scheduled to meet.

The Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission will meet Wednesday in Annapolis.

Panel members are slated to discuss an overview of the state's budget and revenue structure. The commission was formed last year by the presiding officers of the Legislature.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland lawmakers are scheduled to get a briefing on changes to the state's transportation program.

A joint hearing is set for Tuesday in Annapolis with members of the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee.

Last month, Gov. Larry Hogan announced plans to spend nearly $2 billion on roads and bridges.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Board of Public Works has delayed a vote on whether to abolish 63 positions in the state's Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
Gov. Larry Hogan made the proposal to the board, which considered it at Thursday's meeting in Annapolis.
Abolishing the positions would take a majority vote of the three-member board. The members include Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot and Treasurer Nancy Kopp.

Hogan Endorses Christie

Jul 15, 2015
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Chris Christie has picked up the presidential endorsement of Maryland's governor.

Republican Larry Hogan says Christie tells it like it is and most politicians don't - and that the New Jersey governor can work with Democrats and independents.

Hogan made the endorsement Wednesday during a stop at a diner near the Maryland Capitol in Annapolis.

It's a bit of political payback.

Christie was a strong supporter of Hogan's underdog campaign for governor last year in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is coming to Maryland for an announcement related to his presidential campaign.

Christie's campaign announced Wednesday's event at the Double T Diner near Maryland's capitol in Annapolis.

Christie was a strong supporter of Gov. Larry Hogan's underdog campaign last year in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1. A spokesman for Hogan declined to comment on the event.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is warning that efforts to remove references to the Civil War Confederacy are nearing the point of no return.

Answering questions during a news conference on Thursday in Annapolis, Hogan said he supported recalling Maryland license plates with the Confederate flag image, but reviewing Civil War statues or digging up Confederate cemeteries was "political correctness run amok."

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is on his fifth day of chemotherapy, but he says he's "doing great" and getting things done from the hospital.

Hogan said in a Facebook post Wednesday morning that he was starting the last day of his first round of 24-hour therapy. The governor posted a photo of himself with his wife and daughter in the hospital. He was expected to leave the hospital Wednesday night.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he's "still feeling really strong" as he nears the end of his first round of cancer chemotherapy.
Hogan said in a Facebook post Tuesday morning that he was starting his fourth day of 24-hour treatments. He says he expects to leave the hospital Wednesday night.
Hogan is being treated at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He said when he announced the diagnosis June 22 that the disease was at an advanced stage but his prognosis was good.

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Governor Larry Hogan had been scheduled to speak at the Maryland Municipal League Convention in Ocean City today.

But while he won’t be there because of the chemotherapy he is undergoing for cancer the Maryland Republican was not forgotten.

At the convention hundreds of local and state officials signed a huge get well card set up by the entrance into the convention center.

In addition, WBOC reports that green wrist bands were handed out imprinted with words such as survivor, faith and hope.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has begun chemotherapy treatments for an aggressive form of cancer.
Hogan announced last week that he's been diagnosed with an advanced stage of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He said the cancer responds well to treatment and his prognosis is good.
The Republican governor said in a Facebook post Sunday morning that he's "made it through the first 24 hours of chemo."

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Republican Gov. Larry Hogan says the state will contribute $168 million to the planned Purple Line rail system in the Washington suburbs instead of nearly $700 million.
The governor says the counties of Montgomery and Prince George's will have to put up more money for the 16-mile light-rail project. The total cost is estimated at $2.45 billion.
Hogan gave a news conference Thursday afternoon to discuss transportation infrastructure.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Larry Hogan has scheduled a news conference to discuss transportation infrastructure in Maryland.

The news conference is scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Annapolis. It will be the first public appearance by the governor since he announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer.

The governor's office declined to comment on details about the announcement ahead of time.

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland officials are responding to renewed concerns about Confederate symbols on license plates

Last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding Texas' right to refuse to issue a license plate bearing the Confederate battle flag and in the wake of a massacre at a black church in South Carolina have brought the issue to the forefront.

Gov. Larry Hogan, a day after he announced  that he is against the use of the Confederate flag on license plates.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has a "very advanced and very aggressive cancer."

Hogan says the cancer is B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He says it may be Stage 4, or at least a very advanced Stage 3.

He spoke at a news conference Monday afternoon in Annapolis, surrounded by members of his family and cabinet.

Hogan, a Republican who took office in January, says he's "shocked" by the news.

He says he's been feeling good and has had few symptoms, but has tumors, a low appetite and some pain. Chemotherapy treatment is planned.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The first meeting of a Maryland panel examining criminal justice reform is scheduled in Annapolis.

The Maryland Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council is set to meet Monday.

The panel was established by the Legislature this year, and Gov. Larry Hogan signed a measure into law to form the panel.