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Senators call for coordinated small business research

Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) advocated for increased small business-led research related to the coronavirus pandemic and response. The...

Howard allocates food, rental relief funding

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has designated $200,000 in relief funds to the Community Action Council (CAC) for food assistance in Howard County. The...

Casino closings cuts state revenue

With Maryland’s casinos closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus, fiscal 2020 casino revenues and contributions to the state remained unchanged in April....

SBA expands eligibility for Economic Injury Disaster loans

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, small business owners can apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000. This...

Howard expands PPE supply, dashboard data updated

Howard County has worked with other jurisdictions to place bulk orders of personal protective equipment (PPE), accessed the strategic national stockpile, and received many...

New federal funds for mental health services approved

The full Maryland congressional delegation, including U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Andy Harris,...

Howard bond sale nets lower interest rates 

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced that a total of $255,470,000 of General Obligation, Metropolitan District and refunding bonds were priced and sold via...

Department of Labor releases tutorial videos

The Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Unemployment Insurance has posted four new tutorial videos on our website, social media pages, and YouTube to...

Pittman delivers Arundel FY’21 budget

On May 1, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman delivered his proposed budget for fiscal 2021 to the County Council. The $1.7 billion budget...

Time magazine profiles Governor Hogan

Time magazine has published a profile of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and his leadership style as he deals “with a crisis for which there...

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