NFL Debuts New Oakley Mouth Shield, Designed To Mitigate Coronavirus Spread On FieldThe NFL partnered with Oakley to design a face shield that it hopes will mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19 during games this fall.
'It's Still Not Helping Everybody': Hogan Lays Part Of Blame For Unemployment Issues With Federal GovernmentGov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday addressed the continued hurdles some Marylanders have had trying to get unemployment benefits, saying that while the state has processed more than 400,000 unemployment claims, the system is "still not helping everybody."
Maryland Reaches Goal Of 10K COVID-19 Tests Conducted Per Day; Rate Of Positive Results Drops By More Than Half, Hogan SaysAs the number of coronavirus cases and tests in Maryland continues to grow, the rate of people testing positive for the virus has dropped by more than half, Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday.
Maryland Judge Isn't Ordering Jail To Free Inmates In Coronavirus Hot SpotA federal judge on Wednesday said she will require a Maryland jail in a COVID-19 hot spot to implement measures to prevent the virus from spreading inside the facility, but she isn’t ordering the immediate release of medically vulnerable prisoners.
Maryland Should 'Move As Quickly As Possible' To Allow Outdoor Restaurant Seating, Franchot SaysMaryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said the state should "move as quickly as possible" to allow restaurants to set up outdoor seating to allow customers to dine at their establishments.
Appointment-Free Coronavirus Testing To Begin Thursday At Some Locations In MarylandBeginning Thursday, some coronavirus testing sites in Maryland will begin allowing people to get tested without an appointment and without a doctor's referral, Gov. Larry Hogan's office said.
Coronavirus Latest: Maryland Could See $1.1 Billion Budget Shortfall For Fiscal Year 2020, Down From Original $2.8 Billion EstimateThe latest projections for Maryland's budget for fiscal year 2020 show the coronavirus having a significant impact, but the state's shortfall may not be as big as originally thought.
Coronavirus Response: Young, Leaders Of Maryland's Largest Counties Want 'Coordinated Response' To Reopening StateBaltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young said the leaders of some of the state's largest jurisdictions want to see a "coordinated response" to the state's reopening plan.
'Not A Red State Or Blue State Crisis’: Hogan, Cuomo Renew Calls For Congress To Approve Coronavirus Financial Aid For StatesMaryland Governor Larry Hogan and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are renewing their calls for the federal government to quickly approve financial aid to states amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore City Council Weighing Plan To Temporarily Close Streets To Allow For More ExercisingThe Baltimore City Council is considering a plan that would temporarily create more space on city streets for pedestrians and bicyclists trying to exercise while also abiding by social distancing recommendations.
Coronavirus Response: Baltimore City Council Passes Bill Prohibiting Rent Increases During State Of EmergencyThe Baltimore City Council Monday night passed legislation that would make it illegal for landlords to increase tenants' rent during a declared state of emergency and for 90 days after the declaration is lifted.
Coronavirus Latest: Maryland Plans To Expand Testing Efforts For First Responders, Healthcare WorkersMaryland is planning to expand coronavirus testing efforts for healthcare workers and first responders, Gov. Larry Hogan said Sunday.
Coronavirus Response: Harford County Launches Temporary Rent Assistance Program, Reopens PlaygroundsHarford County has launched a temporary program to help renters hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Response: Ball Proposes Allocating $1M For Food, Rental Assistance Due To PandemicHoward County Executive Calvin Ball is proposing allocating around $1 million toward food and rental assistance for families in need amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Latest: Lawmakers Plan To Seek More Federal Funding For Baltimore, Other Cities Struggling Financially From COVID-19Maryland lawmakers promised help for Baltimore and other cities bleeding money since the coronavirus pandemic began.