Shop Maryland For The Holidays Campaign Hopes To Help Out Small BusinessesThere’s help on the way after Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot kicked off the Shop Maryland For the Holidays Campaign.
'Stimulus Checks Are The Least Important,' When Drafting Aid Package, Says EconomistA second stimulus package is unlikely by election day, but removing stimulus checks entirely would save money and could help the parties make a deal.
'It's A Shot In The Arm' | Despite $250M In Relief From State, Small Businesses Worry It Won't Be EnoughAs businesses across Maryland continue to struggle amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new dose of economic aid is coming from the State's rainy day fund.
Stimulus Package Update: While Politicians Negotiate, Economic Damage ContinuesWith negotiations on a second round of stimulus ongoing, the chance of a package that can pass both the House and Senate seems remote.
Gov. Larry Hogan Calls On Remaining Counties, Baltimore City To Move To Third Phase Of Coronavirus Recovery PlanGov. Larry Hogan on Thursday called for all 24 jurisdictions in Maryland to move to the third phase of the state's coronavirus recovery plan, which several counties have not yet done.
Comptroller Peter Franchot Urges Gov. Hogan To Use Some Of State's Reserve Fund To Help Small BusinessesComptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov. Hogan to use some of the $500 million in the state's reserve fund to help small businesses.
Baltimore Leaders Propose 30% Tax On Electronic Smoking DevicesA number of city leaders are proposing a 30% tax on electronic smoking devices sold in Baltimore.
Stimulus Package Update: Is A Deal Even Possible At This Point?House Democrats and the Trump administration agreeing on stimulus terms isn't even the biggest obstacle to a stimulus package.
Stimulus Package Update: Is Time Running Out On A Possible Second Stimulus Check?House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a deal must be reached by Tuesday if a stimulus package is to pass by election day.
Stimulus Package Update: As Unemployment Claims Climb, Have Both Sides Found Common Ground?A second stimulus package remains a possibility, but can struggling Americans wait for Washington to come together on a plan?
Market Strategist Warns 'Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What's Reflected In Stock Market'In an economy beset by pandemic-induced hardship, why is Wall Street thriving while Main Street is struggling?
Macy's Holding Hiring Event For 700 Seasonal Jobs In Maryland Next WeekLooking for some seasonal work? Macy's is among the retailers hiring ahead of the holiday season.
Baltimore County Expanding Funding For Small Business, Business Association Grant ProgramsBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Thursday announced an expansion of grant programs for business associations and small businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?Spending from the first round of stimulus propped up the economy. But that money is gone, and a more stimulus is unlikely in the coming weeks.
More Than 28K Marylanders Filed For Unemployment Last WeekMore than 28,000 Marylanders applied for unemployment insurance last week.