From the office of U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski:
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today issued the following statement on Governor Hogan’s announcement:
I was stunned and saddened to learn about Governor Hogan’s illness. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his loved ones. I join the people of Maryland in wishing him a complete and speedy recovery.
When Lt. Governor Rutherford called to give me the news, we discussed our shared commitment to our state. On behalf of myself and the delegation, I pledged to work with him and Governor Hogan to maintain the continuity of government and continue working together for the good of all Marylanders.
From the office of Congressman Andy Harris:
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. released the following statement on Governor Hogan’s personal announcement:
“My thoughts are with Governor Hogan and his family. I hope all Marylanders will join me in praying that he has a speedy and complete recovery. We have made dramatic advancements in treatment of this disease and I am sure the Governor will get the best care available.”
From Comptroller Peter Franchot:
Comptroller Peter Franchot released the following statement regarding Governor Hogan:
“Along with every Marylander, I am deeply saddened by today’s news about my dear friend, Governor Hogan, and I am praying this afternoon for him; his wonderful wife, Yumi; their daughters, Julie, Jaymi and Kim, and his entire family.
However, I’m comforted by the knowledge that the Governor is one of the toughest fighters I’ve ever met, as well as a man of deep and abiding faith. With Yumi and his entire family at his side, I know that he will approach this latest challenge with the same sense of determination and resolve that has made him so successful in business, politics and government.
In the meantime, I stand ready to assist Governor Hogan and our exceptional Lieutenant Governor, Boyd Rutherford, in any way possible in the days, weeks and months to come.”