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Hogan Facing Criticism from Other Side with Reopening

March 22nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

After having been dubbed “Lockdown Larry” by many critics during the COVID-19  pandemic for taking an overly cautious approach to re-opening, Governor Hogan is now hearing criticism from the other side. Maryland’s swift and far-reaching plan to reopen businesses and public venues announced recently took many key stakeholders by surprise- with some saying he went further than some industry and health representatives had requested. Outside public health experts described the decision to reopen  as “premature” given the state’s coronavirus metrics. Hogan said his team has been closely following the metrics and the science- and he believes Maryland has struck just the right balance…