This is to advise that Governor Larry Hogan ordered the Maryland State Flag be lowered to half-staff effective immediately and returned to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment (not yet known).

This action is in honor of Delegate Michael E. Busch, Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, who died Sunday, April 7, 2019. Speaker Busch represented Legislative District 30.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...