Working & the Economy

D.C.-Area Leaders Call for Continued Telework for Federal Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

The top political leaders from the National Capital Region jointly penned a letter to the Trump administration Thursday, imploring that federal employees continue to...

Retailers Urge Hogan to Allow Greater Use of Curbside Pickup

Maryland retailers who were forced to close last month because they were deemed “non-essential” have seen a crushing drop in sales since restrictions on...
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Consumer Group Wants Protections for COVID-19 Relief Recipients Who Face Debts

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the state’s economy, Maryland consumers are confronting a growing list of challenges, looking for relief...

Regional Reopening ‘Possible,’ But State Isn’t There Yet, Hogan Says

Faced with growing pressure to ease restrictions on businesses and social interaction, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) said Monday it’s “possible” that parts...

Protesters Circle Downtown Annapolis to Demand State’s Reopening

Honking horns by drivers circling State Circle in Annapolis on Saturday drove home the point that some Marylanders disagree with continuing Gov. Lawrence J....

House GOP Urges Regional Approach to Reopening the State

Republican Members of the House of Delegates on Saturday urged Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) to adopt a regional approach to reopening the...

Hogan Defends Measures to Prevent Spread of Virus With Protest Planned in Annapolis

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) on Friday defended his decisions to secure Marylanders' public health as a newly-formed group fed up with COVID-19-inspired...

Van Hollen Wants Minority Businesses to Get Equal Treatment Under CARES Act Program

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) joined a coalition of Democratic lawmakers Friday in the call for the Small Business Administration to make certain...

Group Organizing Annapolis Protest to Reopen State Economy

A group that says it is fed up with the ongoing closure of businesses and schools across Maryland is organizing a protest this weekend...

COVID-19 Pushes Postal Service’s Finances to the Brink

Millions of Americans are relying on the U.S. Postal Service for key supplies while they isolate themselves to slow the spread of COVID-19. But...