Baltimore Sun: Uncertainty from coronavirus, presidential election could dampen Maryland economy for months

Economic Outlook Conference 2020
While the stock market might point to the re-election of President Donald Trump, other economic indicators, including disposable income and monthly payrolls, point to former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s October 22 COVID-19 Press Conference

Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on October 22, 2020. Governor Hogan announced new economic relief for Maryland small businesses. 
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BBJ: CFG Bank owner to cover his employees’ payroll taxes

By promising to take on the responsibility of repaying the tax owed for CFG employees, Dwyer is turning tax deferment into tax forgiveness.
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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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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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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.
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EMR offering kitchen equipment service special until July 31

As an effort to provide relief to businesses that are re-opening, Electric Motor Repair (EMR), is offering a kitchen equipment service special to select businesses. 
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Abel Communications launches Boost Bmore Project

Greater Baltimore small businesses, nonprofits, restaurants, startups and entrepreneurs with less than 50 full-time employees can apply for the project.
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McCormick and Drew Barrymore partner for #TacosTogether and $1M donation

The Instagram Live event took place May 19 and celebrated the power of food to bring the community together over shared stories and conversation.
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