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: Lexington Market developers ask business leaders for financial boost

Lexington Market rendering
The redo of historic Lexington Market needs buy-in from Baltimore's business community ahead of its 2022 reopening, the development team said during a Greater Baltimore Committee event.
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Kaiser Permanente-sponsored Inner City Capital Connections program accepting nominations

ICCC is returning to Baltimore for the third consecutive year in 2020 with the support of Kaiser Permanente.
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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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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).
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American Heart Association introduces the Beneficial Business Exchange

The American Heart Association (AHA) has heard from many of their local partners that there are unmet needs in the community as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Daily Record: Cardin, Van Hollen: New PPP funding unlikely to be the last

Maryland’s two U.S. senators said April 22,  that a second round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program will help businesses unable to secure loans before the previous funding dried up and that more stimulus measures are expected as the nation battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BBJ: ‘Here’s $200 for lunch’ — Continental Realty gives out its own stimulus

Continental Realty Corp. gave 300 workers a special $200 "eat local" expense account aimed at supporting Continental's struggling restaurant tenants and other eateries during the COVID-19 crisis.
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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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Donald C. Fry on economic impact of COVID-19 crisis on WBAL NewsRadio

Fry discussed Governor Hogan's decision to shut down non-essential businesses. "These are extraordinary circumstances and they call for extraordinary measures," he said.
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