Headlines from HJM: Monday, September 28, 2020

Md. business groups express access concerns for 2021 assembly session

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A coalition of business groups is concerned about the potential for rule changes that could limit public participation in the 2021 General Assembly Session.
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A Q&A with Don Fry, President & CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee

Publisher Name : CityBizList
This week, Nevins & Associates President and CEO, David Nevins, sat down with Don Fry, former state legislator and President/CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC.)
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Q&A with Governor Larry Hogan

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
We sat down with Governor Larry Hogan to get his perspective on leadership during a pandemic.
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Counties’ Concern For 2021 Session? Their Bottom Lines

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The coronavirus pandemic decimated county budgets across Maryland, with many local governments digging into their own pockets before federal funding was available.
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Despite Purple Line problems, Maryland will pursue public-private partnership for toll lane plan

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Even as Maryland’s $5.6 billion public-private partnership for the Purple Line project is on the verge of collapsing mid-construction, the state is continuing to pursue a similar arrangement to add toll lanes to the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270.
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Utilities can send shutoff notices to Maryland homes starting this week. But help is available.

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Utility companies could soon send termination notices to Marylanders who are behind on their bills, as a months-long moratorium on shut-offs comes to an end.
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Starting Oct. 1, foam containers for carryout food will be banned throughout Maryland. Not everyone is happy.

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to shift much restaurant dining from eat-in to takeout, Maryland next week becomes the first state in the nation to ban the familiar foam containers used to carry home everything from crab cakes to curries.
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The Purple Line is on the verge of collapse — and Hogan is silent

Publisher Name : The Washington Post
Midway through the massive Purple Line construction project, intended to connect Maryland’s two most populous localities, Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, and revitalize run-down neighborhoods, contractors are packing up and preparing to quit the job amid a dispute over delays and cost overruns with the state.
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