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Small business owner’s guide to CARES Act released

BALTIMORE, MD—The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020 to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The CARES Act’s estimated $2+ trillion price tag includes extraordinary public health spending to confront the COVID-19 pandemic; immediate cash relief for …


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Governor Hogan urges Congress to fully fund Chesapeake Bay restoration

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan, chairman of the Chesapeake Executive Council, along with other watershed state leaders sent a letter on Thursday to U.S. House of Representatives and Senate leaders calling on Congress to fully fund federal Chesapeake Bay restoration programs. The Senate approved a measure today that increases funding for the Bay, but falls short of the $85 million in …


Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at 68, local leaders pay tribute

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore died of a long-standing illness early Thursday morning according to his office.  He was 68 years old. A spokesman for the key Democrat said that he passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital at around 2:45 a.m. Cummings had recently been embroiled in a Twitter battle with President Donald Trump over the conditions within …