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Gas prices rise on oil’s recovery

NOTTINGHAM, MD—After a short-lived decline, the nation’s average gas price has risen 1.7 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.16 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average now stands 3.8 cents higher than a month ago and …


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Gas prices fall as oil prices fade amid higher output

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The nation’s average gas price has fallen 2.9 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.14 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average now stands 4.7 cents higher than a month ago and 97.2 cents higher than …


Gas prices inch higher as OPEC agrees to raise production

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The nation’s average gas price has risen 1.3 cents per gallon from a week ago to $3.16 per gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy data compiled from more than 11 million individual price reports covering over 150,000 gas stations across the country. The national average now stands 10.2 cents higher than a month ago and 98.0 cents higher than …

Governor Hogan declares July 17-25 Maryland Buy Local Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday proclaimed July 17-25 “Maryland Buy Local Week” to support Maryland farms and seafood operations that continue to provide Marylanders with fresh, local products. Throughout the week, Marylanders are encouraged to participate in the Buy Local Challenge by incorporating at least one locally grown, produced, or harvested product into their meals each day. “We are …

Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 6,400 in June, unemployment rate rises

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland’s total jobs decreased by 6,400 and the unemployment rate increased to 6.2% in June. “Today’s jobs report is further evidence of the ongoing challenges our state’s economy is facing due to a serious labor shortage,” …

Work search requirement to be reinstated for federal unemployment insurance claimants on July 18

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson on Wednesday announced that the work search requirement will be reinstated for all federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) unemployment insurance claimants this Sunday, July 18. The work search requirement was already reinstated for regular state unemployment insurance claimants on Sunday, July 4. “As of July …