Governor Hogan Announces 2019 Legislative Agenda

Governor Larry Hogan has announced several legislative initiatives for the 2019 session. See below for the complete list. Several are linked to press releases or additional information. Education Opportunities for All Marylanders Building Opportunity Act Legislation that increases funding for school construction projects requested by local school systems; legislation will give the Maryland Stadium Authority…

Dentons – State Attorney General Analysis

Dentons US LLP recently released its analysis of the newly elected state Attorney Generals and their enforcement priorities. With the midterm elections, Democrats now occupy 27 AG seats and Republicans, 24. Dentons US LLP is a national network of government affairs partners, which includes Manis Canning & Associates (MCA). MCA is the only Maryland firm to…

Haddaway-Riccio Named Secretary of Natural Resources

 Governor Hogan announced the appointment of Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio as the Secretary of Natural Resources. Haddaway-Riccio currently serves as a Deputy Chief of Staff in the governor’s office, where she advises on environmental-related issues. From the Governor’s Press Release, “Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio has been a strong member of my executive team since day one and has a proven…

Governor Hogan Sworn in For Second Term

Governor Larry Hogan was sworn in for a second term this week as only the second Republican governor to be re-elected in Maryland history. As reported by the Washington Post, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan used his second inaugural address on Wednesday to decry the divisiveness of Washington politics, implicitly criticizing President Trump and illustrating his own…