Supporters of a resolution calling for an end to Maryland’s state of emergency related to the pandemic pleaded with a state legislative panel it is time to end what they called an overreach by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee held a hearing on House Joint Resolution Two, which would effectively end a state of emergency put in place in March and renewed 14 times by Hogan. Supporters told the committee that Hogan’s repeated extensions continue to violate the First Amendment.
Md. GOP legislators make a bid to rein in executive orders
February 23, 2021