Working & the Economy

Hogan Orders Closure of ‘Non-Essential’ Businesses, Relief Efforts for Owners

As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses throughout the state, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr (R) announced several more measures Monday to aid Maryland businesses and...

Congressman Responds to High School Student on Nonprofits

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) has responded to an open letter from a school-aged constituent, Linataro Donovan, published Sunday in Maryland Matters, on the...

BWI Contract Employees: Airline Bailout Should Protect Workers

As the airline industry angles for a $50 billion bailout from the federal government, the union representing contract employees at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport...

National Media Discover Gov. Hogan: ’The Republican Who Gets It’

The COVID-19 crisis has thrust several of America’s governors onto the national stage, mostly through the eyes of television, where state leaders have been...

Open Letter to Congressman Raskin: Protect Our Nonprofits

To U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin:Like thousands of your constituents, I remember my first day of swim lessons at the YMCA. As I left my...

Baltimore Mayor Orders Freeze on Hiring and Spending

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young (D) announced Friday that the city government will institute a freeze on all non-essential hiring and spending during...

U.S. Must Do ‘Much, Much More’ to Help Small Businesses, Senators Say

The federal government must move urgently to help small businesses survive the sharp downturn in economic activity caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, Maryland’s U.S....

Hogan Wants to Offer COVID-19 Tests at VEIP Stations, Suspends Emissions Testing

Maryland will not create drive-through COVID-19 testing centers until labs have the capacity to process the samples, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said...

Hogan Shutters Md. Restaurants and Main St. in Annapolis Becomes a Ghost Town

On Monday morning, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) ordered Maryland restaurants, movie theaters, bars and gyms to close.By Monday evening, Main Street in...

Opinion: Legislature, Governor Must Act Now to Protect Marylanders from Financial Adversity

Over the past few days, Americans and Marylanders have begun adapting to the challenges that a global pandemic brings with it in modern times.While...