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Will reducing enhanced unemployment benefits help Maryland’s economy?

Image by Bruce Emmerling from Pixabay @BryanRenbaum A proposal by Republicans on Capitol Hill to reduce enhanced unemployment benefits in the $1 trillion coronavirus aid package has reignited the debate on whether the GOP’s federal stimulus plan could help or hurt Maryland’s economy. […]

Will reducing enhanced unemployment benefits help Maryland’s economy?

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Image by Bruce Emmerling from Pixabay @BryanRenbaum A proposal by Republicans on Capitol Hill to reduce enhanced unemployment benefits in the $1 trillion coronavirus aid package has reignited the debate on whether the GOP’s federal stimulus plan could help or hurt Maryland’s economy. […]

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Maryland Senate workgroup releases report with recommendations to prevent housing crisis

@BryanRenbaum A Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee workgroup released a report on Monday that includes a dozen recommendations that Maryland’s executive and judicial branches can implement to help prevent a housing

Salmon: School systems will be given flexibility in deciding how to reopen

@BryanRenbaum Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon said on Wednesday that local jurisdictions will be given flexibility in deciding how they wish to proceed for the upcoming school year. “In

Sen. Carter: Marylanders fear eviction when federal money runs out

@BryanRenbaum Sen. Jill Carter (D-Baltimore City) said some Marylanders have expressed concern that they might be evicted from their homes during the coronavirus pandemic even though there are restrictions to

Van Hollen calls on Congress to extend enhanced unemployment benefits

@BryanRenbaum U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) Monday called on Congress to extend enhanced unemployment insurance benefits in the coronavirus aid package that lawmakers are working on. “We must extend enhanced unemployment

Maryland adds 68,300 jobs in June; unemployment drops to 8%: labor report

@BryanRenbaum Maryland’s business leaders said the state’s latest employment numbers are encouraging but warned that significant hurdles remain on the road to economic recovery. Maryland added 68,300 jobs in June and

Van Hollen: Ending TPS would hurt both Maryland’s and the nation’s economy

@BryanRenbaum U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) said ending a program that allows people from countries that are either war-torn or disaster-stricken to temporarily stay and work in the U.S.

Hogan: Maryland has uncovered a ‘massive’ unemployment insurance fraud scheme

@BryanRenbaum Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday that Maryland officials uncovered a scheme that involved widespread unemployment insurance fraud using identity theft. “We’re here to announce that the state of Maryland has

Maryland’s teachers’ union and associations say distance learning should be the rule for the fall semester

@BryanRenbaum Groups representing Maryland’s teachers urged state officials to make virtual learning uniform for the first half of the 2020-21 school year because of concerns associated with the spread of

Franchot praises Hogan’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic

@BryanRenbaum Comptroller Peter Franchot applauded Gov. Larry Hogan’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “The aggressive leadership by Governor Hogan and his team has been commendable as far as the pandemic and the public safety aspects,”

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