Maryland Matters: Former Baltimore Mayors oppose proposed City government reforms

Former Democratic mayors slammed proposals to reduce the size of the city’s Board of Estimates and introduce a city administrator.
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The Daily Record: Bank of America giving 46K face masks to underserved communities in Baltimore

Bank of America is partnering to provide personal protective equipment (PPE), specifically 46,000 masks.
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BBJ: Baltimore City Council bills aim to help laid-off hospitality workers reclaim their jobs

Representatives of local hotels and hospitals pushed back against the proposal, saying it would create another burden on businesses in an already challenging economic climate.
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Letter from Regional Business Organizations to Md., D.C. & Va. Congressional Delegations regarding COVID-19 Relief Legislation

We support the inclusion of funding for healthcare providers and healthcare systems to combat the virus, increased support for transit agencies, and additional aid for state and local governments who have diverted their resources to preventing further spread of the virus.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s July 22 COVID-19 Press Conference

The Latest on COVID-19 in Maryland
Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on July 22, 2020. The focus of the press conference was Maryland’s COVID-19 response and Maryland’s school plans for the fall.
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Kaiser Permanente-sponsored Inner City Capital Connections program accepting nominations

ICCC is returning to Baltimore for the third consecutive year in 2020 with the support of Kaiser Permanente.
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The Daily Record: Johns Hopkins, Loyola join partnership to help students facing tough job market

The participating schools have all pledged to proactively engage their own networks of alumni, supporters and corporate partners to help connect struggling rising seniors and graduates to experiential learning, employment and non-traditional career opportunities.
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BBJ: Racanelli, other industry leaders share insights during GBC panel

National Aquarium
The National Aquarium, along with attractions and businesses across Baltimore, shut down in March as cases of the novel coronavirus rose in Maryland. It reopened July 1 after Gov. Larry Hogan moved the state into the second phase of a three-part reopening plan.
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The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore business leaders detail ongoing fallout from coronavirus pandemic

National Aquarium
Business leaders took part in a virtual forum July 15 hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee to discuss the state of the city’s restaurant, tourism and travel industries.
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McCormick partners with Maryland Restaurant Relief Fund

The fund is offering up to $2,500 in grants to independent restaurants and bars directly affected by the pandemic in the state of Maryland.
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