Headlines from HJM: Monday, July 27, 2020

PSC ponders BGE’s rate freeze through end of 2022

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
BGE has asked the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve a multiyear rate plan that would freeze rates through 2022 while investing in the utility infrastructure with a rate increase then scheduled for 2023.
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Despite job losses, Md. aims to reach renewable energy goals

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
While the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt jobs in the renewable energy field, Maryland is still aiming to reach it’s renewable energy goals by 2030.
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Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver Dies

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland’s political leaders are mourning the death of Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver (R), who died early Sunday less than half a year after announcing he had been diagnosed with liver cancer.
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Hogan Joins GOP Governors Pressing Congress on Liability Protections

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and nearly two dozen other GOP governors asked congressional leaders this week to include COVID-related civil liability protections to businesses and others.
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99 Questions for Rep. Andy Harris, MD

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The nation is experiencing a massive spike in COVID-19 cases at a time when other nations are getting their outbreaks under control.
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‘The forgotten industry’: Westminster business calls on Congress to provide COVID-19 relief to bus companies

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Feeling like the industry she works in was forgotten in coronavirus relief packages, Lauren Grote of Rill’s Bus Service in Westminster wrote to members of Congress to ask for help.
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27 U.S. mayors: Want to address systemic racism? Start with housing.

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
We have arrived at a critical juncture: Do we offer platitudes and empty gestures to outraged Americans demanding change, or do we answer the cry for racial justice and dismantle the broken systems that keep racism deeply embedded in our daily lives?
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County Executive Steuart Pittman announces $1.5 million boost to local rent relief, federal eviction moratorium ends Saturda

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman has bolstered the Eviction Prevention Program with another $1.5 million of the county’s federal relief funding.
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Hogan Opens Rent Relief Program as Protesters in Annapolis Demand More

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) opened applications Friday for $10 million in relief funding for Marylanders living in state-financed rental units.
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