Ryan Zinke

How much would Hogan have to kiss up to Trump for Md. to get a drilling ban like Fla.?

How much would Hogan have to kiss up to Trump for Md. to get a drilling ban like Fla.?

With the General Assembly back in session, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan may be a busy fellow these days, but he really ought to take time from his normal duties to pick up the telephone and give Florida Gov. Rick Scott a call. Governor Scott has just demonstrated the kind of pull with the Trump administration that ordinary governors, even Republicans, can only dream about — and that Maryland could sure use right about now.

Less than one week after announcing a controversial plan to dramatically expand offshore drilling in nearly all U.S. continental waters, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has offered an exception to the state of Florida — the only state to receive such status — that...

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