Governor Hogan will close Maryland State Government agencies and offices on December 5th…here is a statement he made via a Facebook note a little more than 30 minutes ago:

Governor Larry Hogan Declares Maryland State Government Closure for State Funeral of President George H.W. Bush

Governor Larry Hogan has declared that Maryland state government agencies and offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, as a mark of respect for President George H.W. Bush’s lifetime of service and unwavering dedication to our country.

“Today, I ask that you take time to remember and honor the immeasurable contributions of President George H.W. Bush and his legacy of principled leadership, decency, and commitment to our nation,” said Governor Hogan. “This is just one small way the citizens of an eternally grateful state can pay tribute to a truly great American.”

This declaration coincides with a national day of mourning, federal government closure, and a memorial service for President Bush at National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., which Governor Hogan will attend.


Click here for further details on the closure.

No word yet on the plans for the various counties in Maryland (particularly Howard County)…but if I come across a statement…I will be sure to follow up this post.

Scott E