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Hogan’s business aid plan: How much, and how fast?

"The state has already invested $250 million in tax money to help state businesses," Gov. Larry Hogan says. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Maryland business owners could see additional state aid as part of Thursday announcement from Gov. Larry Hogan, who is being urged by a prominent Democrat to make any package large and quickly available. Hogan, a second-term Republican, firmed up the ...

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Advisory group recommends Md. keep its borrowing flat

"I urge anyone who interprets these updated projections to approach these figures with the utmost caution," says Secretary of Budget and Management David Brinkley. (The Daily Record / Bryan P. Sears)

A state capital debt panel has recommended the state limit the amount it will borrow next year to less than $1.1 billion, dashing the hopes of some who want Maryland to expand bonding to stimulate its economy. The $1.095 billion recommendation ...

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Hogan says more state aid for businesses on the way

Gov. Larry Hogan and Delaware Gov. John Carney at the Cherry Lane Farm in Hurlock on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

HURLOCK — Businesses in Maryland can expect another round of state aid. Gov. Larry Hogan, speaking at a farm on the upper shore, pledged another round of aid for struggling state businesses at the same time he was announcing $10 ...

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Md. commission to recommend release of police disciplinary records

Thousands of protesters joined the march that ended at City Hall on Monday evening. Despite some violent acts later in the night Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young praised the restraint of activists and police. (The Daily Record/Adam Bednar)

Police departments around the state could be required to begin using body cameras and release some disciplinary records of officers under a set of recommendations made by the Commission to Restore Trust in Policing. The recommendations are the latest aimed at ...

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Md. lawmakers appoint independent counsel to lead MES probe

Roy McGrath, former chief of staff to Gov. Larry Hogan and executive director of the Maryland Environmental Service, has been subpoenaed to testify before lawmakers. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

State lawmakers have issued subpoenas to Roy McGrath and a top aide and hired a seasoned attorney to serve as an independent counsel to the ongoing investigation of McGrath’s six-figure severance payout. The subpoenas for McGrath and Matthew Sherring call ...

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Hogan names new chief of staff

"The state has already invested $250 million in tax money to help state businesses," Gov. Larry Hogan says. (The Daily Record/File Photo)

Gov. Larry Hogan has named a new chief of staff. The governor said Tuesday that Amelia Chasse Alcivar will move into the job effective Oct. 26. Keiffer Mitchell, who has been serving in an acting capacity as chief of staff, ...

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Md. lawmakers express fears of spike in foreclosures, evictions

Once moratoriums end, Maryland lawmakers fear, a flood of foreclosures and evictions may soon follow. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

The economic fallout of an ongoing pandemic has state lawmakers asking what can be done to stave off a looming foreclosure and eviction crisis. About 70% of the mortgages in the state are backed by the federal government and are ...

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