The Treasury Department said Wednesday it wants to dedicate $500 billion to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month as the centerpiece of a $1 trillion plan to stabilize the economy as the coronavirus epidemic threatens a body slam to taxpayers and businesses.Read More »
President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers a $46 billion emergency funding request to help the government fight the coronavirus and to reverse cuts proposed just last month to the Centers for Disease Control, the front-line agency in fighting the battle.Read More »
Maryland continues to have to triage who gets to be tested for COVID-19 while it asks the federal government pointed questions about the ability and capacity to test for the disease caused by the coronavirus. The state could have drive-thru ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates gave final approval to a multibillion-dollar expansion of education funding billed as a once-in-a-generation change to improve public school education. The House voted 96-38 along party lines on House Bill 1300 just a ...Read More »
Legislation that would help settle ongoing litigation over funding at Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities passed the General Assembly, and it awaits Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature for final approval. The bill, sponsored by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, D-Baltimore County, ...Read More »
Breaking: Gov. Larry Hogan has postponed the April 28 primary Election to June 2. ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will delay it’s presidential primary election amid heightened concerns that gatherings at polling places will increase the risk of community transmission of the ...
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As the global markets fluctuated amid fears of a recession, the president conferred with tourism executives as well as restaurant leaders, retailers and suppliers. His administration is expected to propose a roughly $850 billion emergency economic stimulus to address the free-fall while considering checks to American workers trying to make their way in an economy deeply unsettled by the outbreak.Read More »
The White House is proposing a roughly $850 billion emergency stimulus to address the economic cost of the new coronavirus. The request will be outlined to Senate Republicans Tuesday and will aim to provide relief for small businesses and the airline industry and include a massive tax cut for wage-earners.
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ANNAPOLIS – A key Senate committee has recommended the confirmation of nearly two dozen appointments to the University of Medical System Board that had been on hold since earlier this year. The Senate Executive Nominations Committee voted overwhelmingly to support ...Read More »