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…

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…

Former State Senator Robert Neall Named Health Secretary

Governor Hogan has appointed former Anne Arundel County Executive and State Senator Robert R. Neall as Secretary of the Department of Health. Neall will replace Secretary Dennis Schrader, who will continue to serve the department as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Neall served as the CEO of a Medicaid managed care company and has held various positions in the…