Governor Larry Hogan – Official Website of the Governor of Maryland


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“A hallmark feature of Hogan’s 2023 budget proposal: $4.6 billion tax relief plan for retirees” WBAL: “Signing the Governor’s Budget Proposal is a $4.6 billion tax relief plan for retirees. The governor said he thinks the time is right given the state isn’t facing a structural deficit and has a record surplus on the books not just for this year, but for years to come. (David Collins, “A hallmark feature of Hogan’s 2023 budget proposal: a $4.6 billion tax relief plan for retirees“, WBAL01/19/2022)

“The proposed tax cuts for seniors are approved by retirees and retirement communities” The Daily Record: “But the biggest element of Hogan’s plan – eliminating taxes on retirees to the tune of $4 billion over the next five years – won immediate and widespread applause from retirees and of their advocates, including the managers of the retirement communities that serve them.” (Pete Pichaske, “Proposed Tax Cuts for Seniors Gets Approval from Retirees, Retirement Communities,” The daily record01/18/2022)

“‘Unprecedented:’ States are investing in childcare to recoup pandemic-related losses” The Hill: “Several states have announced new programs that go beyond federal spending. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (right) announced this week that his state would provide an additional $50 million to child care providers, after those companies clawed back $285 million in federal grants. (Reid Wilson, “Unprecedented: ‘States Invest in Child Care to Recoup Pandemic Losses’, The hill01/20/2022)

“Governor. Larry Hogan Presents Budget, Promises Tax Breaks, Education Spending” WJZ: “The governor said his budget for fiscal year 2023 aligns with some of the themes that propelled him to power as an outsider Republican: providing tax relief to Marylanders, creating a business-friendly environment in the ‘State and Fiscal Responsibility.’ (Staff, “Governor Larry Hogan Presents Budget, Promises Tax Relief, Education Spending”, WJZ01/19/2022)

“Governor Hogan Announces Budget Plan for Final Quarter” WBAL NewsRadio: “Governor. Larry Hogan presented his latest legislative budget plan for fiscal year 2023, which includes tax cuts, more money for police and what he called “record money for education”. The budget includes $1 billion for school construction, millions in tax breaks for seniors and nearly $4 billion in a rainy day fund. (Phil Yacuboski, “Governor Hogan Announces Final Fiscal Plan”, WBAL NewsRadio01/19/2022)

“Hogan Presents $58.2 Billion Budget, Including Tax Relief Proposals” Maryland Matters: “The budget is based on an unprecedented level of fund balances and revenue growth. And, in addition to a $2.4 billion credit to the state’s rainy day fund, that would leave the state with a structural surplus of $1.3 billion going forward. (Danielle E. Gaines, “Hogan Presents $58.2 Billion Budget, Including Tax Relief Proposals,” Maryland Matters01/19/2022)

“Hogan outlines plans for Maryland’s historic budget surplus” Washington Post: ‘Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (right) on Wednesday unveiled a plan to pour billions into statewide construction projects and eliminate all taxes on retiree income by 2028, while spending record amounts on state parks, education, policing, and more. Hogan’s final term budget proposal hands out a historic $4.6 billion surplus as the term-limited governor seeks to shape his legacy and portray himself as a bipartisan pragmatist. (Erin Cox, “Hogan Outlines Plans for Historic Maryland Budget Surplus,” Washington Post01/19/2022)

“As Maryland Expects Surplus and Growing Revenues, Governor Hogan Pushes Tax Cuts in Final Budget” Baltimore Sun: “The $58.2 billion proposal is a first step in budget negotiations in a year in which the state is teeming with cash thanks to a combination of federal aid, a resurgent economy and rebounding tax revenues. The Republican governor also attributed the state’s fiscal strength to “hard work” and “a lot of belt-tightening” over the past seven years.” (Pamela Wood, “With Maryland Expecting Surplus and growing revenues, Governor Hogan is pushing tax cuts in the final budget,” Baltimore Sun01/19/2022)

“Governor. Hogan’s final budget proposal makes a bipartisan overture in hopes of securing tax cuts” WBFF: “The budget plan includes a $4.6 billion tax relief plan for retirees, a proposal that will be phased in over several years but could help attract and keep retirees in Maryland. According to Hogan, his tax cut plan for retirees could take 70,000 low-income seniors off the tax rolls in the first year. (Mikenzie Frost, “Governor Hogan’s final budget proposal makes a bipartisan overture in hopes of securing tax cuts”, WBFF01/19/2022)

“Hogan Reveals His Last Tax Budget As Governor of Maryland” WMAR: “He has pledged to leave the state with a $3.6 billion rainy day fund. Hogan wants to pass two more tax relief bills at this year’s General Assembly. One is the Retirement Tax Reduction Act, which aims to phase out taxes on all retiree income over 6 years. If passed, Hogan says the law would immediately remove 70,000 low-income seniors from tax rolls. The other proposed bill is the Working Marylanders Tax Relief Act, which would permanently implement the enhanced refundable income tax credit that affects nearly 300,000 families in the state. (Ryan Dickstein, “Hogan Reveals Last Tax Budget as Governor of Maryland,” WMAR01/19/2022)

“Maryland Governor’s Final Budget Focuses on Health Care, Tax Cuts and Education” DCist: “Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (right) announced his budget proposal of approximately $58.2 billion for fiscal year 2023 – his last as governor – with a focus on local health services, food aid, police funding and education.” (Dominique Maria Bonessi, “Maryland Governor’s Final Budget Focuses on Health Care, Tax Cuts and Education”, DCist01/19/2022)

“In his draft final budget, Hogan notes surpluses, tax relief” The Herald-Mail: “Hogan said that instead of leaving a structural deficit, the administration will leave a budget surplus, including $3.6 billion in a rainy day fund. About $9.7 billion will be allocated to local aid. (Michael D. Garcia, “Hogan’s Final Budget Proposal Notes Surplus, Tax Relief,” The Herald Mail01/19/2022)

“Maryland. Governor Hogan Presents Fiscal Year 23 Budget” WGMD: “As he enters his final year in office, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday outlined his budget plan for fiscal year 2023 – a plan he says would provide major tax relief to retirees and working families, make record investments in education and building schools, and bolster the state’s Rainy Day Fund. Hogan also said the budget will fully fund the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay while providing a record funding to address mental health and addictions disorders (Mark Fowser, “Md. Gov. Hogan Presents Budget for FY23,” WGMD01/19/2022)

“Hogan is proposing a $58 billion fiscal budget with a $3.6 billion surplus” The Washington Informer: “At a press briefing inside the State House, the Republican governor said the spending plan includes $1 billion for building schools, $601 million for the higher education and $30 million for the More Jobs in Maryland tax credit program to help 84 small businesses and 3,540 jobs (William J. Ford, “Hogan Proposes $58 Billion Tax Budget with Surplus of $3.6 billion, The Washington Informant01/19/2022)

“Governor Hogan Announces $50 Million in Additional Child Care Grants” WMDT: “The Maryland State Department of Education administered two rounds of stabilization grants using $285 million in federal funding. With federal funds running out, Governor Hogan is taking steps in his fiscal year 2023 budget to expand the program and provide additional relief to recipients. (Sarah Ash, “Governor Hogan Announces $50 Million in Additional Child Care Grants”, WMDT01/17/2022)

Maryland to provide additional $50 million to child care providers for COVID-related expenses, Hogan saysWJZ: “The Maryland State Department of Education has already used $285 million in federal funding to provide two rounds of grants to providers. With those funds “spent,” Hogan said he is now adding grant programs to the fiscal year 2023 budget.” (Staff, “Maryland will provide an additional $50 million to child care providers for COVID-related expenses, says Hogan,” WJZ01/17/2022)

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