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Franchot: Second stimulus package is vital for Maryland’s economy

@BryanRenbaum Despite better than expected revenue projections for Maryland’s budget, Comptroller Peter Franchot said he is still very concerned about the state’s economic future and that federal assistance is needed. “Right now it doesn’t mean anything. As far as policy […]

Franchot: Second stimulus package is vital for Maryland’s economy

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@BryanRenbaum Despite better than expected revenue projections for Maryland’s budget, Comptroller Peter Franchot said he is still very concerned about the state’s economic future and that federal assistance is needed. “Right now it doesn’t mean anything. As far as policy […]

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Maryland’s hotels need assistance from the state to survive, industry representative says

Home2 Suites by Hilton Baltimore/Aberdeen, which is owned by a franchisee, has temporarily closed due to the coronavirus. (Courtesy: Hilton.com) @BryanRenbaum The coronavirus pandemic has hit Maryland’s hotel industry extremely hard

Van Hollen calls for $4 billion in funding to address the digital divide in K-12 education

@BryanRenbaum Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on Thursday emphasized his support for legislation that would provide at least $4 billion in funding in the next coronavirus relief package to address

Maryland Restaurant Association president: Indoor dining capacity must be allowed to increase

At a restaurant in Frederick every other table is marked as not for use (BryanRenbaum/MarylandReporter.com) @BryanRenbaum Restaurant Association of Maryland president Marshall Weston called on state officials to allow restaurants to

Maryland is the sixth most vaccinated state: survey

Image by LuAnn Hunt from Pixabay @BryanRenbaum Former Department of Health and Mental Hygiene secretary Joshua Sharfstein said he is not surprised that a recent survey ranked Maryland near the top among states with

Franchot: Maryland’s economic future remains ‘completely and utterly unpredictable’

@BryanRenbaum Maryland’s economic future remains uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic even though the latest fiscal report shows a slight increase in revenues, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Thursday. “Completely and utterly

Howard County Chamber of Commerce president optimistic about the numbers in the latest US jobs report

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay @BryanRenbaum Howard County Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leonardo McClarty said the numbers in the federal government’s latest jobs report are both “favorable and encouraging” and that

Hogan: Maryland will enter Stage 3 of the state’s recovery plan on Friday night

Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at a news conference on Tuesday (Screenshot) @BryanRenbaum Maryland’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic has progressed to a point at which the state will be able to

Maryland’s Republican lawmakers say mail-in voting makes fraud more likely

Photo by Ben Brown with Flickr Creative Commons License @BryanRenbaum Maryland’s Republican lawmakers urged the state’s voters to cast their ballots in-person rather than by mail in November’s general election-saying that

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