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WASHINGTON POST: Jon Baron, former nonprofit executive, enters Maryland governor’s race

WASHINGTON POST: Jon Baron, former nonprofit executive, enters Maryland governor’s race

Baron, a Montgomery County resident, said he wants to use his work experiences to fund “evidence-based” programs that will improve education and health care in the state.

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GARRETT COUNTY REPUBLICAN: Baron Discusses Ideas As Gubernatorial Candidate

GARRETT COUNTY REPUBLICAN: Baron Discusses Ideas As Gubernatorial Candidate

When Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jon Baron traveled to Frostburg last week for a dinner, he took some time to discuss some of his ideas and what made him decide to run for governor.

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MARYLAND MATTERS: As FDA Grants Full Approval to PFizer’s COVID Shot, Hogan, Md. Dems Push for Next Steps

MARYLAND MATTERS: As FDA Grants Full Approval to PFizer’s COVID Shot, Hogan, Md. Dems Push for Next Steps

Jon Baron . . . called on Hogan to require COVID vaccination or weekly testing for all Maryland public school students aged 16 and over, and to require vaccination for all school staff.

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The Afro: Jon Baron calls on Governor Hogan to require vaccines or testing of Maryland public school students 16+, and vaccines of all school staff

The Afro: Jon Baron calls on Governor Hogan to require vaccines or testing of Maryland public school students 16+, and vaccines of all school staff

“At this time, almost all COVID hospitalizations and deaths are preventable. Vaccines are extremely effective at preventing serious illness or death from this disease. We should use every tool at our disposal to get more Marylanders vaccinated,” Baron said. “Currently just over half of 12-17 year-old Marylanders are vaccinated, and their low vaccination rate puts our youngest school children – who can’t yet be vaccinated – and immunocompromised patients at risk. The bottom line: vaccines save lives, so let’s do what works.”

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STAR DEMOCRAT: Democratic gubernatorial contender calls for state COVID vaccine mandates

STAR DEMOCRAT: Democratic gubernatorial contender calls for state COVID vaccine mandates

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jon Baron is calling for expansive statewide COVID vaccine mandates.

Baron, a nonprofit executive running for Maryland governor in 2022, favors vaccine mandates for all state employees and contractors, K-12 teachers and staff and all health care workers.

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MARYLAND MATTERS: Senators Call on Health Department to Issue Stricter Statewide COVID-19 Mandates, Require Vaccines in Schools

MARYLAND MATTERS: Senators Call on Health Department to Issue Stricter Statewide COVID-19 Mandates, Require Vaccines in Schools

Jon Baron, a nonprofit executive and gubernatorial candidate, called on Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and local officials to institute tougher vaccine and testing requirements.

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WASHINGTON INFORMER: Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Highlight Public Safety Proposals

WASHINGTON INFORMER: Md. Gubernatorial Candidates Highlight Public Safety Proposals

Baron, who said Aug. 6 that he is the first Democratic candidate to release such a plan, asserted his public safety initiative presents a solution in four parts: focused deterrence, voluntary drug treatment court, prison therapy for inmates scheduled for release and intervention for at-risk youth.

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FOX45 NEWS: Maryland Dems kick off in-person campaigning while gubernatorial candidates make pitches

FOX45 NEWS: Maryland Dems kick off in-person campaigning while gubernatorial candidates make pitches

“We really need to zero in on things that have been tested and proven, like [universal early grade] tutoring and job training programs for young adults.”

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MARYLAND MATTERS: Judge to Issue Decision Saturday Morning in Cases Challenging End of Expanded Unemployment Programs

MARYLAND MATTERS: Judge to Issue Decision Saturday Morning in Cases Challenging End of Expanded Unemployment Programs

“Hogan’s decision will leave too many Marylanders in the lurch. Our next Governor needs to clean up the mess at the unemployment division: between the endless glitches and technical problems, cutting off pandemic benefits early, and other mismanagement, Hogan is failing to support Marylanders who are trying to get back on their feet.” — Jon Baron

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AP NEWS: Jon Baron announces run for governor of Maryland

AP NEWS: Jon Baron announces run for governor of Maryland

Former nonprofit executive Jon Baron has announced he’s running for governor of Maryland.

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