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Olszewski to host second virtual community input meeting on American Rescue Plan spending on Monday

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski will be joined by Baltimore County officials to host the second virtual public input meeting on feedback, ideas, and priorities regarding spending proposals for Baltimore County’s $160.7 million allocation from the American Rescue Plan (ARP). The meeting will take place online via WebEx at 6 p.m. on Monday, November 29th. Earlier this month, Olszewski announced …


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Olszewski presents American Rescue Plan Act spending proposal for Baltimore County, to hold public input meetings

TOWSON. MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced spending proposals for Baltimore County’s $160.7 million allocation from the American Rescue Plan, which advance a broad range of innovative, equity-focused efforts in addition to ongoing pandemic response needs. Officials will utilize approximately $80 million in funds to support Baltimore County’s ongoing public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Baltimore County …


Maryland Department of Health to award $55 million in mental health, substance use grant funding

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Monday announced $55 million in grant funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The funding, slated to begin distribution in November, will provide relief to behavioral health patients and service providers who have been impacted by the pandemic …

Traffic on Maryland roads, highways begins to exceed pre-pandemic levels

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Marylanders are returning to roadways, airways, and other forms of travel in numbers approaching pre-pandemic levels, marking major milestones for state transportation, tourism and economic recovery. “Holiday travel during the Fourth of July Weekend exceeding 2019 levels is an important milestone signaling our state’s strong recovery from the pandemic,” said Governor Larry Hogan. “Traffic volumes are exceeding pre-pandemic levels …