Avenue Market In West Baltimore Gets $2 Million In Federal FundingOn its website, Baltimore Public Markets, the nonprofit that oversees five of the six markets in the city, says plans call for making the market an "economic hub for local African-American entrepreneurs" with greater access to healthy foods.
Sens. Cardin And Van Hollen Tout $1.5M Investment In Three West Baltimore ProjectsSens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen appeared in West Baltimore on Friday to tout $1.5 million in federal funding for three community projects, including plans to turn the former segregated school U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall attended as a child into a community hub and legal center.
Van Hollen, Religious Leaders Call For Increasing Security Grants For Houses Of WorshipU.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and religious leaders on Friday called for the doubling of federal funds to provide security grants to houses of worship and nonprofits, saying the federal government's allotment does not meet demand.
Congressional Dems Ask MD Department Of Labor To Apply For Funds To Help Workers Navigate UnemploymentMaryland's congressional Democrats are urging the state labor department to apply for a federal grant to help workers navigate the "deeply flawed unemployment insurance system," which was plagued by delays as a flood of claims came in during the pandemic.
Feds Award Maryland $9.3M For Electric Vehicle Charging StationsMaryland was awarded nearly $9.3 million in federal funding to build electric vehicle charging stations across the state, according to the Democrats in the state's congressional delegation.
Maryland Woman Recovering From Addiction Calls For Action Against Opioid EpidemicThe opioid epidemic continues to devastate communities across the country, including right here in Maryland, as opioid overdose remains among one of the state’s leading causes of death.
EPA Awards $1.8M Grant To Reduce Diesel Emissions At Port Of BaltimoreMaryland has received a $1.8 million federal grant to reduce diesel emissions at the Port of Baltimore by replacing trucks, forklifts and other equipment with electric vehicles and cleaner alternatives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday.
Advocacy Group & Lawmakers Voice Concerns After Bomb Threats Target Maryland's HBCUsA civil rights advocacy group is voicing concerns after a wave of bomb threats targeted more than 20 historically Black colleges and universities across the country.
New BMW Distribution Hub At Sparrows Point Expected To Create 70 JobsBMW is expanding its operation in the Baltimore region with the addition of a new 35-acre vehicle distribution center at the Tradepoint Atlantic Terminal in Sparrows Point.
Vacancies & Broken Equipment Cited In Audit Of Baltimore USPS HubA new audit has found that a U.S. Postal Service hub in Baltimore is processing millions of fewer pieces of mail compared to last year, even though work hours and overtime have gone up significantly.
Build Back Better Act Gets Mixed Reviews From Maryland OfficialsThe U.S. House of Representatives' passage of President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act is getting mixed reviews from Maryland’s elected officials.