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Howard County designated as virus hot spot

Howard County has been designated by Gov. Larry Hogan as a Hot Spot within Maryland, allowing the region to be a priority for federal...

Howard VEIP opens COVID-19 testing site

The Howard County Health Department, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health, is offering drive-through COVID-19 testing at the Columbia Emissions Testing Center...

Social Security recipients to get CARES Assistance without filing tax return

According to various news reports, Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive a $1,200 emergency assistance payment – without having to file a tax return to the...

Fed funding of $6.4M helping state health system COVID-19 response

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

Ball updates Ellicott City progress

County Executive Calvin Ball provided updates on the progress of Ellicott City Safe & Sound. He highlighted the $20.2 million in his proposed capital...

Trump urged to help ‘underserved borrowers’

Senate Democratic leaders sent a letter to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin urging the Trump...

Casinos generate $68.7M in March

Maryland Lottery and Gaming announced that March 2020 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos were $68,657,232. The total was substantially limited by the...

Treasury releases Paycheck Protection Program info

Businesses that are anticipating applying to the SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) should begin preparing now. Application submission began on April 3 for small...

Heritage Areas Authority to hold virtual hearing

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority will hold a virtual public hearing at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 17, (rescheduled from the originally planned meeting...

Bankers applaud Paycheck Protection Program

The Maryland Bankers Association (MBA) applauds the U.S Treasury’s newly issued guidance implementing the Paycheck Protection Program of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...

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