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Ovetta Wiggins

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) revels in the crowds far from the Republican National Convention.

  • Jul 20, 2016

Governor says the Republican lawmaker “understands the issues of everyday Marylanders.”

  • Jul 19, 2016

Maryland’s Republican governor spends the first day of his party’s convention with Democrats.

  • Jul 18, 2016

Chris Shank quit the Maryland Senate to join the governor’s administration.

  • Jul 17, 2016

Union members raise concerns about new state law that will allow hundreds of non-violent prisoners to be released next year.

  • Jul 14, 2016

The group’s recommendations on testing were not as far-reaching as some had hoped.

  • Jul 6, 2016

Gov. Larry Hogan dedicated a stretch of Route 924 in Harford County to the men killed in February..

  • Jul 6, 2016

In a strongly Democratic state, advocates across the spectrum are closely watching the Republican governor’s appointments to key state panels.

  • Jul 1, 2016

Govs. Larry Hogan (R) and Jack Markell (D) say New Jersey residents should pay a higher share of power line project‘s costs.

  • Jun 29, 2016

Md. Gov. Larry Hogan, who actively campaigned for his good friend Chris Christie until the New Jersey governor dropped out of the race, made clear in a series of interviews Thursday that he will not follow Christie in endorsing The Donald.

  • Mar 25, 2016
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Ovetta Wiggins covers Maryland state politics in Annapolis. She came to The Washington Post in 2003 and has covered numerous stories about Prince George's County during that time, including the rise and fall of former County Executive Jack B. Johnson, the county's foreclosure crisis, and the attempt by County Executive Rushern L. Baker III to take over the school system.

Ovetta grew up in New Jersey (which may explain her affinity for shopping malls and her distaste for stopping at a gas station and having to pump her own gas). She graduated from Rutgers University and previously worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer and The Bergen Record.
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