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Md. GOP legislators make a bid to rein in executive orders

February 23, 2021

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.

Article Source: The Daily Record

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