Morgan State announces no increase of tuition & fees for 2020/2021 academic year

Historically, Morgan has been at the forefront of Maryland’s higher education institutions in terms of the percentage of University resources reallocated and financial assistance provided to students based on need.
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BBJ: Legg Mason’s profit grows 29% in fiscal 4Q despite pandemic

Legg Mason Inc. saw its profit increase in fiscal fourth quarter despite the Covid-19 pandemic, which CEO Joseph A. Sullivan said "reinforced the importance" of the company's planned sale to Franklin Templeton.
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BBJ: SBA snapshot: These banks are processing the most PPP loans in Maryland

The Small Business Administration has approved more than $1.5 billion in small business relief loans to be disbursed by banks in Maryland, according to figures obtained by the Baltimore Business Journal.
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GBC’s 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session Summary

Every year, prior to the start of the legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly, the GBC releases its Legislative Priorities, which are based on several core policy priority areas. Here is the end of session summary.
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Legg Mason partner organizations help to address nutritional needs in Baltimore

Local citizens are coming together without fear through social media to do what is needed – organizing volunteers, distributing food and critical supplies and running errands for vulnerable populations – all while maintaining appropriate social distancing.
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The Daily Record: Md. jobless claims soar to unprecedented levels

More than 42,300 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Maryland, a number that vastly exceeds the highest period of claims during the Great Recession.
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CareFirst commits $2M to nonprofits addressing community needs amid coronavirus

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CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will contribute $2 million to area nonprofits serving the needs of communities during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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The Daily Record: Regional business leaders urge federal stimulus package — now

A consortium of business groups in Maryland, Washington and Virginia are urging Congress to pass a stimulus package as quickly as possible.
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