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Coverage of the 2023 inauguration of Wes Moore as governor of Maryland
January 21, 2023
A short illustrated introduction to Black governors of the United States who preceded Wes Moore.
January 19, 2023
”Tonight, celebrate this great state,” Moore told the crowd. ”Celebrate your neighbors. We are Maryland because of each other not in spite of.”
January 18, 2023
The dog selection criteria for the Moores includes a hypoallergenic pup that’s also a rescue.
Lieutenant governor may be the first holder of her office to use the Bhagavad Gita, a Hindu text.
Wes Moore and Aruna Miller made history Wednesday as they were sworn into their respective roles. Here is a recap of the historic day in a series of photos.
“This state is something special," Winfrey said, as she praised Moore’s commitment to service and recalled her own years living in Baltimore.
Moore made bold promises in his speech, including ensuring that Maryland is both “a safe state and a just state.” He also pledged to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and to put the state “on track” to have 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2035.
“Today is not an indictment of the past; it’s a celebration of our future. And today is our opportunity to begin a future so bright, it is blinding. But only if we are intentional, inclusive, and disciplined in confronting challenges, making hard choices, and seizing the opportunity in front of us.”
Watch as Maryland Gov.-elect Wes Moore and Lt. Gov.-elect Aruna Miller take the oath of office.
“We stand here today in triumph,” said keynote speaker Sherrilyn Ifill, former president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
Wes Moore's landslide election victory demonstrates that Marylanders view him as the right man to lead the state at this moment in history. He carries that broad support into office along with high hopes that his vision for the state and plans to build consensus will be realized.
A myriad of notables are expected to attend Gov.-elect Wes Moore’s historic inaugural events.
Watch for live updates, including video and photos from Gov. Wes Moore’s inauguration in Annapolis.
January 17, 2023
Secretary of transportation is one key post that is yet to be filled by the incoming governor.