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Gov. Hogan's New Emergency Order To Protect New Federal Stimulus Check Payments From Garnishment

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Gov. Larry Hogan issues an emergency order to prohibit the garnishment of stimulus payments.

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- And speaking of those stimulus payments, they are now protected from landing in the hands of debt collectors. Governor Hogan signed an executive order to prohibit the garnishment of that money. He says the payments are intended to support working families and struggling Marylanders. The governor made a similar move last April, barring the garnishments of any rebates issued under the CARES Act.