Governor Moore, federal partners announce $15 million for new electric vehicle charging stations in Maryland as Hertz dumps EVs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary Polly Trottenberg, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul Wiedefeld and Coppin State University President Anthony L. Jenkins at Coppin State University to announce that the Maryland Clean Energy Center, the state’s official green bank, […]

Governor Moore announces Maryland’s commitment to Baltimore Workforce Hub, highlights local job creation

ANNAPOLIS, MD — This week, Governor Wes Moore joined Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su, Senior Advisor to the President of the United States Mitch Landrieu, and U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen at Carver Vocational School to announce Amtrak, Baltimore City, and the state of Maryland’s commitment to support the Baltimore Workforce Hub. Through the Workforce Hubs Initiative, the […]

Maryland officials issue joint statement on selection of Greenbelt for FBI’s new headquarters

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, members of Maryland’s federal, state, and local governments including Governor Wes Moore, Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Jamie Raskin, David Trone, and Glenn Ivey, and Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks released the following statement regarding the General Services Administration’s […]

Governor Moore launches Maryland ActNow campaign to close digital divide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week launched the Maryland ActNow campaign in partnership with EducationSuperHighway, to further close the digital divide by extending broadband internet access to all Marylanders and making it more affordable. The governor was joined by U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves, state and local officials, and leadership from non-profit EducationSuperHighway to illustrate the campaign […]

Governor Moore announces relaunch of Baltimore Red Line

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Flanked by local, state, federal and community leaders, Governor Wes Moore on Thursday announced the relaunch of Baltimore’s Red Line, a major investment in transit to enhance east-west connectivity across the Baltimore region. Governor Moore made the announcement at the West Baltimore MARC Station joined by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller; Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld and […]

Olszewski announces $1.1 million in additional federal funding for eviction prevention

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that Baltimore County will receive an additional $1.1 million dollars in rental assistance funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, through its reallocation of federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds. Baltimore County was one of only three jurisdictions statewide to receive reallocation funding – obtaining the largest reallocation of federal dollars […]

Olszewski announces $2.5 million in grant funding assistance for Baltimore County childcare providers

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the availability of $2.5 million in grant funding for licensed childcare providers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants, made possible through the County’s allocation of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds, will assist with stabilizing Baltimore County childcare providers in the latter stages of their COVID recovery and support those affected […]

Baltimore County to develop framework for new Resilience Authority to combat ‘climate change’

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials have announced plans to develop a framework for a Resilience Authority that will finance, and support sustainability infrastructure projects to protect Baltimore County’s shorelines, communities, and residents from “climate threats,” according to the official press release. In addition, officials on Thursday announced that Baltimore County was awarded nearly $2 million to support climate resilience efforts in […]