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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Baltimore Corps’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Baltimore

Baltimore Corps will announce an intensive technical assistance program and a public education campaign to support small businesses and social entrepreneurs trying to navigate the crisis.
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BBJ: Howard Hughes Corp. halts some construction — but not in Downtown Columbia

Howard Hughes Corp.'s redevelopment of Downtown Columbia will soldier on amid the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the Dallas-based firm has put a halt on other construction and postponed plans related to a restructuring of the company.
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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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T. Rowe Price to grant $500K towards coronavirus relief efforts

The T. Rowe Price Foundation announced it will grant $500K to global and local organizations working to relieve the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting gaps in community services.  
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore-area buses break down more than in most other cities, partly because the MTA forgot to buy new ones

MTA bus
State-run buses in Baltimore break down about six times more frequently than buses in St. Louis or Denver.
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Baltimore Sun: Police Commissioner Harrison discusses ‘squeegee kids’ and his 5-year crime plan with Baltimore’s business leaders

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison pushed back March 4 on calls for increased police pressure on the city’s so-called squeegee kids while telling city business leaders about his five-year crime plan.
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The Daily Record: Harrison seeks to reassure business leaders of progress in reducing crime

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison sought to reassure business leaders that police are making inroads into reducing the violent crime that has wracked the city for the past five years on March 4.
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