Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has submitted a $101.25 million supplemental budget to the General Assembly to expand the state’s cyber readiness and workforce initiative.
Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccine call center, created in February of this year, has now helped scheduled more than 460,000 vaccination appointments and made more than 11 million outreach calls to Marylanders.
The state of Maryland is launching Connect Maryland, a program that will infuse $400 million in broadband investment to address the digital divide, Gov. Larry Hogan announced.
The state of Maryland will award $29,472,131 in grant funding to expand broadband internet access for over 12,000 households in 18 counties, Gov. Larry Hogan announced.
Like other states across the country, Maryland needs to reduce the number of COVID-19 infections to flatten the curve. Contact tracing—the process of reaching out to people who tested positive for the virus and alerting people who have been in contact with them—is an essential part of the state’s strategy.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote a joint letter to the Trump administration urging them to not prematurely reopen Federal offices.
The state of Maryland received $200 million from the Federal government to upgrade its technology, $14 million of which will be used to build a new suite of applications for the health and human services field.
For the first time in state history, Maryland’s state government website was named the best in the country by the Center for Digital Government’s Best of Web competition.