ANNAPOLIS, MD (AP) – The Maryland State House is reopening to the public. Gov. Larry Hogan announced the Capitol will reopen on Friday. The building was closed in March of last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All COVID-19 protocols, including screening questions and thermal scanning, will remain in place for all visitors. Tours and groups of visitors may not exceed 25 individuals per group, not including the tour guide.