[128] In September 2020, Hogan endorsed Maine US Senator Susan Collins for re-election. Hogan personally opposes abortion but has said "he will not try to change Maryland's laws protecting women's rights to the procedure nor to limit access to contraception. As the State of Maryland continues to fight COVID-19, Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of actions to mobilize a medical staffing surge to save lives and prevent overburdening the state’s healthcare system. [146][147], For the former congressman and father of the Maryland governor, see, American politician, 62nd Governor of Maryland, United States withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, possession of marijuana paraphernalia in Maryland, University Center/Baltimore Street station, Trump's impeachment by the Democratic-led House, subsequent acquittal by the Republican-controlled Senate, "RLawrence J. Hogan Sr., Md. officials react to Trump's Paris decision", "After veto override, renewable energy sourcing accelerates in Maryland", "Maryland governor signs fracking ban into law", "Monica O'Connor: Gov. ANNAPOLIS, Md. [126] He also launched An America United, a national advocacy group that is also intended to raise Hogan's profile and give him a voice on the national level. [9] Despite that financial advantage, the race was the closest in Hoyer's tenure. Governor Larry Hogan in Lanham, Md., on Sept., 5, 2019. The law applies to about 44,000 former prisoners.[72]. 12.17.20: New Travel Orders, $180 Million More in Economic Relief "[55], In 2016, Hogan signed legislation to reauthorize greenhouse gas reduction targets and mandate a 40% reduction in statewide carbon pollution by 2030. GOVERNOR Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor (elected by voters to 4-year term), 2022 David L. Marcozzi, M.D., Senior Advisor on COVID-19 Angela Berard, Director of Public Affairs Maddy K. Voytek, Executive Assistant Christina Kawata, Scheduler Collin Cummings, Special Assistant Carter Imes, Special Assistant State House, 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401 - 1925 [7], In 1981, at the age of 24, Hogan first ran for office in the special election to fill the vacancy in Maryland's 5th congressional district left by Gladys Noon Spellman. [127] In February 2020, following Trump's impeachment by the Democratic-led House and subsequent acquittal by the Republican-controlled Senate, Hogan criticized Congress, saying that House Democrats "had already decided before the hearings that the president should be impeached" and that Senate Republicans were going to acquit Trump "no matter what the facts were". [116] In June 2016, Hogan stated that he had no plans to support Donald Trump, the Republican Party's presumptive nominee. [111], On May 24, 2019, Hogan vetoed a bill to replace the state Handgun Permit Review Board with a panel of judges. Larry Hogan leads Democrat Ben Jealous by 20 points, Post-U. Visit the Maryland Department of Health's official resource for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Spellman had succeeded Hogan's father in the congressional seat. Gov. [60], Following the November 2015 Paris attacks, Hogan asked that the federal government "cease any additional settlement programs of Syrian refugees in Maryland until the U.S. government can provide appropriate assurances that refugees from Syria pose no threat to public safety. "[76] Although he made some pro-life comments in the early 1980s, he said in the 1990s that abortion should remain legal. Hogan, governor of a state that went to Hillary Clinton in 2016 by almost 30 points, has been critical of Trump in the past, and has repeatedly directed his ire at the president during the pandemic. Maryland will likely continue to see a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases through Easter, Gov. [35] The independent Gonzales poll in January 2020 showed Hogan with a 75% approval rating from Maryland voters, including 77% from Republicans, 73% from Democrats and 78% from Independents; 70% from African-Americans, 75% from men, and 75% from women. Governor Larry Hogan announced a series of actions to accelerate the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations in the State of Maryland. The compromise "received tentative praise from both the agricultural community and environmentalists. [97] The General Assembly overrode Hogan's veto on April 8, 2016. Hogan's cancer is in remission, 30 days after he completed chemo", "Gov. [77] In 2016, Hogan signed a law making birth control cheaper. [2] Hogan is the son of Nora (Maguire) and Lawrence Hogan Sr., who served as a U.S. In 1992, Hogan was the Republican nominee for Maryland's 5th congressional district, running against Democratic incumbent Steny Hoyer. ", "MD District 5 – Special R Primary Race – Apr 07, 1981", "Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Secretary of Appointments, Maryland Office of Governor", "Hogan's campaign manager among recipients of Change Maryland spending", "In Maryland, Higher Taxes Chase Out Rich: Study", "Hogan senior adviser departs to join a 'nonprofit associated with the governor, "Maryland State Board of Elections Finds Larry Hogan Didn't Account for Poll", "Md. Hogan ran unsuccessful campaigns for Maryland's 5th congressional district in 1981 and 1992, the latter of which was incumbent Steny Hoyer's closest race. VIDEO RELEASE: A New Year’s Day Message from Governor Larry Hogan … gubernatorial primaries; Frosh wins attorney general contest", "Gov. [11] In this capacity, Hogan appointed over 7,000 individuals to positions in the Maryland government. [12][13] The organization promoted Hogan's gubernatorial run, and his campaign eventually purchased the organization's assets. [101][102][103] The proposal was highly controversial, and was opposed by a number of planners and officials, including the Prince George's County Council, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, and by local citizens' organizations such as Citizens Against Beltway Expansion. Larry Hogan said the man who died from the coronavirus had underlying health issues. Maryland Governor Eases Restrictions Caused by Virus Gov. [52][53], In February 2015, Hogan announced proposed regulatory changes on phosphorus nutrient pollution in the Chesapeake Bay and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.