Maryland announces $1.75 million in tax credits for nonprofit organizations

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Maryland Governor Wes Moore has announced plans to grant $1.75 million to 70 nonprofit organizations that are working to revitalize communities and improve the quality of life for local residents. The funds are being distributed as tax credits through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Community Investment Tax Credit program, which is designed to attract private sector […]

Maryland invests $19.6 million to bridge digital divide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—An initiative to close the digital divide in Maryland has awarded $19.6 million in grants to provide internet access to 2,400 previously unserved households. The governor’s office announced the grants as part of a $270 million plan to expand broadband access across the state, which includes a $19.6 million grant to provide internet access to 2,400 previously unserved households. […]

Maryland adds 7,800 jobs in April

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland added 7,800 total jobs in the month of April, including 4,800 in private sector industries and big gains in expanding sectors such as Professional, Scientific and Technical services. The monthly jobs data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics this week also showed that job growth in March was healthier than initially reported, with […]

Governor Moore announces $125 million investment to revitalize Maryland communities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has announced more than $125 million to fund projects aimed at revitalizing Maryland communities. The funding, which was made possible through the State Revitalization Program, will help local governments in carrying out revitalization projects that aim to improve the quality of life for residents in the areas targeted. The State Revitalization Program provides capital investments to […]

Maryland’s Main Street communities to receive $2.25 million in revitalization grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore has announced a grant program that will aim to revitalize Main Street communities across Maryland. The program is part of a larger effort to combat blight and crime in designated areas. The funding is part of $2.25 million in grant money that will be distributed between local governments, nonprofits, and community development corporations. The money can be […]

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 […]