Maryland, NASA ink pact to boost aerospace industry

ANNAPOLIS, MD—The Maryland Department of Commerce has signed a new memorandum of understanding with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to bolster the state’s aerospace industry. The three-year agreement will support growth in Maryland’s aerospace economy in the area surrounding Goddard, located in Greenbelt, and on the Lower Eastern Shore near the rocket launch site Wallops Flight Facility. Under the three-year […]

BlueHalo expands in Maryland, bringing 200 new jobs

ANNAPOLIS, MD—A defense contractor company is expanding its operations in Maryland and bringing with it 200 new jobs. Governor Wes Moore announced this week that BlueHalo is expanding its facility in Germantown. The move is expected to create 200 new jobs across the company’s three locations in Maryland. BlueHalo is a company that develops and manufactures next-generation space, cyber, and […]

Maryland launches two new relief programs to aid businesses impacted by Key Bridge collapse

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week announced the launch of two additional economic relief programs to assist businesses impacted by the Key Bridge collapse. The $15 million Port of Baltimore Emergency Business Assistance Program provides grants to businesses that have experienced a loss of revenue or increased costs due to the disruption of their shipments at the Port of Baltimore. […]

Governor Moore announces Port of Baltimore Worker Support Program to provide temporary cash assistance for eligible workers

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore on Friday announced the start of the Port of Baltimore Worker Support Program, which will provide temporary cash assistance to eligible workers who have lost income and work hours due to the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. The $15 million program, established through executive order and authorized by the Maryland Protecting Opportunities and Regional Trade (PORT) […]

Maryland announces $12.5 million grant program to help Port of Baltimore retain workers following Key Bridge collapse

BALTIMORE, MD—The state of Maryland has announced a $12.5 million grant program to help businesses at the Port of Baltimore retain workers impacted by the recent Key Bridge collapse. The Port of Baltimore Worker Retention Program will provide grants to eligible businesses that can demonstrate an effort to avoid layoffs and maintain their workforce at the same hours, rates of […]

Blink Charging to relocate headquarters, build new production facility in Maryland

BOWIE, MD—Electric vehicle charging company Blink Charging plans to relocate its headquarters to Maryland, Governor Wes Moore announced this week. The company will also build a new production facility in Bowie. The new development will include 15,000 square feet of office space at 17301 Melford Boulevard in Prince George’s County and a 30,000 square foot manufacturing plant at 5081 Howerton […]

Maryland’s ‘Be Moved’ campaign aims to attracts young professionals

BALTIMORE, MD—The state of Maryland has launched a new effort to attract young high-tech professionals and college students to the state. A new component of the department’s ‘Be Moved’ campaign will promote Maryland as a place where to live, work and thrive, featuring testimonials from young professionals who share their experiences of living in the state. The new ‘Be Moved’ […]