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Governor Hogan announces $4.6 billion tax relief package for Maryland families, small businesses, retirees [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday afternoon announced the largest tax relief package in state history to deliver more than $4.6 billion in relief for Maryland families, small businesses, and retirees. “Next to our health recovery from the worst pandemic in more than a century, nothing is more important than our continued economic recovery,” said Governor Hogan. “With all of …


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Maryland Department of Labor: Direct deposit will be available for unemployment insurance claimants in April

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Department of Labor Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson on Tuesday announced that Maryland’s unemployment insurance claimants will begin receiving their benefit payments via direct deposit beginning in April. The transition from Bank of America debit cards to direct deposit comes as a result of a new contract with Wells Fargo. “Maryland’s unemployment insurance claimants will begin receiving their benefit …


Attorney General Frosh joins coalition urging feds to ensure stimulus payments go to families, not to debt collectors

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general in calling on the U.S. Department of the Treasury to take immediate action to ensure billions of dollars in emergency stimulus payments authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) go to American families and not to debt collectors. …

Governor Hogan prohibits mortgage lenders from initiating foreclosure process during COVID-19 pandemic

UPDATE: Click here for a full summary and video from Governor Hogan’s Friday press conference. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Friday afternoon outlining additional steps the state of Maryland would take to assist Maryland residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Hogan is issuing an emergency order to provide additional and immediate financial …

Maryland Attorney General announces coordinated cryptocurrency crackdown

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Wednesday that the Maryland Securities Division is participating in the nationwide Operation Cryptosweep, an initiative of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). Since the beginning of the year, 35 enforcement actions against Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency-related investment products have been completed by state and provincial securities …