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Md. Gov. Moore releases millions in held funding; issues executives orders

January 19, 2023

It was all smiles during the transition to Maryland’s new governor, but the differences in how they’ll operate are quickly becoming apparent.

It wasn’t uncommon for the previous governor, Republican Larry Hogan, to decide not to release funding for something he didn’t see eye-to-eye on with state lawmakers.

But on his first full day in office, the state’s new governor, Democrat Wes Moore, announced he was releasing around $69 million in funds Hogan would not. Changes to state law that took effect this year mean similar situations won’t arise again.

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