Baltimore Business Journal: U.S. Sen. Cardin, Mayor Scott have discussed a possible revival of the Red Line project

Sen. Ben Cardin
By withdrawing from the project, Maryland forfeited $900M in federal funding. The 14-mile line had been in planning for years, and the state had already spent close to $300M.

Baltimore Sun: Infrastructure deal facing ‘legitimate problems,’ Cardin says. The money would fund Maryland transit, broadband needs.

Transportation Summit 2021
The ongoing negotiations over a nearly $1 trillion investment in the nation's railroads, roads, bridges, ports and broadband internet — and how Maryland might spend federal dollars it receives — took center stage in a virtual summit hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee.

GBC 2021 Transportation & Infrastructure Summit Explores Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework Plan

Transportation Summit 2021 panelists
The Bipartisan Infrastructure process has been "a struggle," Senator Cardin added. "The politics of this is brutal. But we're cautiously optimistic that we can put the package together this week."

The Daily Record: UnitedHealthcare donates $550K to Maryland nonprofits

The grants aim to assist individuals and families experiencing challenges from food insecurity, social isolation and behavioral health issues, and support local health promotion and health literacy efforts.

Higher Achievement Baltimore Seeks Literacy Tutors

Higher Achievement Logo
Higher Achievement Baltimore will include high-dosage literacy tutoring as the main part of its programming during the 2021-22 school year.

The Daily Record: Morgan State University doctoral program gets boost from Nigerian partnership

Morgan State University
The collaboration will bring more than 70 Nigerian doctoral students and more than 15 Nigerian postdoctoral students to MSU for scholarship and research during the Fall 2021 semester.

Baltimore Fishbowl: Founder Rebecca Hoffberger will step down as head of American Visionary Art Museum

AVAM Exterior -- Provided Jack Hoffberger
Rebecca Hoffberger, who co-founded AVAM with her former husband, and built it into one of Baltimore's most beloved attractions, has told her Board of Directors that she plans to retire in March of 2022.