BBJ: Dr. Leana Wen: Businesses must do their part to reduce risks when offices reopen

Offices should sanitize public spaces, door knobs and workstations on the hour and require workers to wear masks and remain hyper vigilant.
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore City Council bill would require essential businesses pay workers premium during pandemic

The Baltimore City Council wants businesses to pay essential employees a premium for working during the pandemic, a measure that proposes to put an extra $10 to $25 per shift in people’s wallets.
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The Daily Record: Will Md. end up with a patchwork of pandemic rules?

The leaders of Maryland’s four largest jurisdictions are indicating that they may not line up with all of Gov. Larry Hogan’s plans for easing pandemic restrictions, raising the possibility that a patchwork of rules may exist from one community to the next.
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Maryland Reporter: Hogan: Stay-at-home order will be lifted Friday at 5 p.m.

Gov. Larry Hogan said on May 13 that the state’s fight against the coronavirus has progressed to a point at which the stay-at-home order he issued on March 30 will be lifted Friday evening.
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BBJ: Aerial surveillance planes to begin flying over Baltimore Friday

Camera-equipped surveillance planes will take to the Baltimore skies May 1, kicking off a six-month pilot program testing the technology's ability to help fight crime.
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Don Fry Commentary: New General Assembly leadership shone in first year

Talk about trial by fire. The presiding officers of the Maryland General Assembly, Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne Jones, had their plates full during this year’s legislative session even before the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Meet the members of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s 2020 Next Up class

2020 Next Up Kick Off Dinner
The Greater Baltimore Committee’s third Next Up cohort opened its year of leadership training, professional and personal development and networking opportunities on March 4, 2020.
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BBJ: City panel approves ‘spy plane’ agreement, allowing surveillance planes over Baltimore

Last fall, the Greater Baltimore Committee called for the pilot program to be implemented.
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Baltimore Sun: Gov. Hogan issues stay-at-home order for Maryland to stop spread of the coronavirus

Marylanders may only leave their homes for essential work or urgent medical care, to get food or prescriptions or for other “absolutely necessary” reasons, Gov. Larry Hogan said March 30  under a new “stay-at-home” directive to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
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Maryland Reporter: Hogan orders residents to stay home effective 8:00 on March 30

Gov. Larry Hogan on March 30 ordered Marylanders to stay at home unless they are going out for essential services such as buying food or medicine, or seeing a doctor. Hogan said the order will go into effect at 8 p.m March 30. 
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