Howard County Announces $6.5M In COVID-19 Pandemic AidHoward County Executive Calvin Ball filed emergency legislation to reallocate $6.5 million of county funds in fiscal year 2021 for coronavirus pandemic aid.
Md. Will Appeal FEMA Denial Of Riot Disaster Aid The state of Maryland says it will appeal the federal government's denial of disaster aid to help the state and Baltimore city recover millions of dollars in riot-related costs.
A Big 'No' To Baltimore From FEMAThe federal government has given a big “no” to Baltimore. A request to FEMA to declare April’s riots a major disaster has been rejected.
Federal Aid For Md. Highways Down 9 Percent From 2008-2013Maryland has been feeling a transportation funding crunch in recent years at the federal, state and local government levels. Federal highway funding has dropped, just as it has in many other states. Maryland's own budget pressures also have drained money away from transportation.
Loan Aid Offered To Western Md. Flood Victims The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest loans available to people whose homes or businesses were damaged by flooding in two western Maryland counties in June.
One Year Later: Md. Awarded $19M In Superstorm Sandy AidIt’s been one year since Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast, and communities are still picking up the pieces. The damage up the East Coast was catastrophic, mostly in New Jersey and New York. At least 147 people died, more than a half million homes were destroyed and damage reached $50 billion.
Incredible Sight: Stranded Md. Aid Worker Recalls Massive Fire At Kenyan AirportStranded in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport traps nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa.
In Limbo: Massive Fire Strands Md. Aid Workers At Kenyan AirportTrapped in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport strands nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa. Now investigators are looking into whether the fire was accidental, or something more sinister.
United Way Handing Out $5M In Sandy Aid To 7 States, Including Md.Child-care centers, soup kitchens and a volunteer fire association are among the recipients of $5 million in Superstorm Sandy relief announced by the United Way of New York City.
Senate Sets Monday Vote On $50.5B Sandy Aid BillThe Senate is set to vote Monday on a $50.5 billion emergency relief bill to help victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Somerset Residents Hit By Sandy Eligible For AidSome Maryland residents affected by Superstorm Sandy will be eligible to receive food stamps under a federal aid program.
Md. Senators Call For Increased Federal Heating AidMaryland's two U.S. senators say they are among a group of 40 senators calling on the Obama Administration to increase federal heating aid.
Congressional Aides: Obama Asks $60.4B Sandy AidPresident Barack Obama is asking Congress for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October, congressional aides said Friday.
Feds Announce Md. Housing Aid For SandyFederal housing officials say financial aid is on the way for Marylanders forced from their homes by Hurricane Sandy.
Isaac Strengthens As It Heads Toward HaitiIsaac strengthened as it swirled toward vulnerable Haiti on Friday evening, threatening to bring punishing rains to people still without homes after the 2010 earthquake, but unlikely to gain enough steam to strike as a hurricane.