BBJ: McCormick’s profit exceeds expectations in 2Q amid increase in at-home cooking

Strength in consumer demand drove the increase. McCormick's consumer sales segment saw sales skyrocket 26% to $962.6 million in the second quarter, compared to $764.1 million in the year-ago quarter as shoppers flooded grocery stores to stock up their pantries. Continue reading
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BBJ: Six mayoral candidates share their plans for luring businesses to Baltimore

How would you go about wooing a big-league business to take a chance and invest in a move to Baltimore? That was one of several questions posed by Greater Baltimore Committee CEO Donald C. Fry to six leading Democratic mayoral candidates during an online debate May 27 sponsored by the...
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The Daily Record: Baltimore mayoral candidates clash during GBC debate

Baltimore’s top Democratic candidates for mayor traded sharp barbs Wednesday as voters in the June 2 primary continue casting ballots by mail. Continue reading
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BBJ: Greater Baltimore Committee: City needs a mayor who can ‘measure up’

Through June 2, Baltimore residents will cast their ballots in the Primary Election for Mayor, City Council President, City Council seats and Comptroller. Continue reading
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The Daily Record: Wen warns Baltimore business leaders COVID lockdown lifting too soon

Dr. Leana Wen
Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen said she believes orders to reopen businesses throughout the nation are coming too soon and could negate gains made in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Continue reading
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FOX45: Proposed bill would give hazard pay to essential workers in Baltimore City

There's a plan for a new law in Baltimore City that would mandate hazard pay for some of the people working during the pandemic. Continue reading
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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. Continue reading
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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. Continue reading
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M&T Bank customers secure nearly $7 Billion in Paycheck Protection Program funding to-date

M&T Bank Corporation (M&T) announced May 13, that to-date 32,273 of its customers have received approval for a total of nearly $7.0 billion in funding through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Continue reading
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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. Continue reading
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