Technical.ly: Economists are tracking these indicators to understand the recession and the election

Amanda Agati
Both Agati and Bernard Yaros, an assistant director and economist at Moody’s Analytics, offered some economic indicators to watch.
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BBJ: Baltimore City Council bills aim to help laid-off hospitality workers reclaim their jobs

Representatives of local hotels and hospitals pushed back against the proposal, saying it would create another burden on businesses in an already challenging economic climate.
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BCCC to offer tuition-free classes for fall semester

BCCC's affordable cost is also particularly attractive to students attending four-year institutions who want to take advantage of the low tuition and enroll in virtual or online classes.
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BBJ: Catalyte launches platform to help millions of out-of-work Americans train for jobs

Baltimore's Catalyte is launching a platform to help connect millions of out-of-work Americans with training opportunities for the kinds of jobs that will outlast coronavirus.
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Maryland Food Bank continues to feed hungry Marylanders through COVID-19 pandemic

As essential second responders, the Maryland Food Bank is working diligently to continue core operations amidst this public health crisis.
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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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Statement of Donald C. Fry, President and CEO, Greater Baltimore Committee, regarding Maryland unemployment numbers

March 26, 2020 “The unemployment numbers reveal that the business closures and other restrictive measures being taken to curb the spread of COVID-19 are creating economic hardship for many and that is unfortunate but not unexpected. The hospitality industry – hotels and restaurants –is a strong part of our regional...
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