Business, Government

Governor Hogan appoints Secretary of Labor

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that Tiffany Robinson would be Maryland’s next Secretary of Labor. Robinson currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Governor, where she advises on labor, housing, education, human services, and health matters. “Tiffany Robinson has dedicated her career to empowering people and expanding opportunities,” said Governor Hogan. …


Business, Government

Governor Hogan announces drop in homelessness rate in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan announced on Wednesday that overall homelessness in Maryland has been reduced by 9.47% since 2017, according to data from the 2019 Point-in-Time Count. The number of chronically homeless individuals dropped by 14.8% and veterans experiencing homelessness declined by 8.58%. Conducted by the state’s 16 designated Continuums of Care and supported by the Maryland Department …


State awards financing to develop low-income housing in Fallston

The state has announced funding recipients for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s most recent application round for federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits and state Rental Housing Funds. Twenty-one projects will receive awards, including one located at a busy Fallston intersection. The awards will cover the new construction and rehabilitation of approximately 1,147 affordable rental units, including …

State designates Essex as Maryland Sustainable Community

Essex is now qualified to apply for State funding for projects leading to increased economic, transportation and housing choices, and environmental improvements. The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has awarded Essex the designation of Maryland Sustainable Community, based on an application submitted in April by the Baltimore County Department of Planning, the Eastern Baltimore County Task Force, and …

Governor Hogan announces statewide flood response efforts

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has directed Maryland state agencies to coordinate and work together to keep Marylanders safe and informed following Sunday’s severe weather, which included extensive and persistent rain, major flooding, and power outages in multiple locations throughout the state. Ellicott City in Howard County was particularly devastated by this weather event, which also included significant flooding in …