Headlines from HJM: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Visit Baltimore faces deep budget cuts as coronavirus upends travel

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
As the novel coronavirus continues to roil the travel and tourism industries, the head of Baltimore's destination marketing organization says there's more hardship to come.
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BREAKING: Mayor Young commits $148 million in bond funding to jumpstart Port Covington project

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
The biggest TIF tax increment funding in city history includes many risks to Baltimore taxpayers, a review of publicly undisclosed material shows.
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With State Budget Woes, Advocates Fear for Future of Developmental Disability Service Providers

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Like many others in this uncertain time, Linda Cades of Kent County is a concerned parent.
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State Bd. of Elections, Legislative Panels, to Review Primary Highs and Lows

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
With Maryland’s June 2 primary under intense scrutiny from a slew of state officials, the Maryland State Board of Elections will meet this Thursday to review the election.
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McDonogh, Loyola Blakefield facing calls to change name, sever ties with racist pasts

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Two private schools in Baltimore County are facing pressure to distance themselves from their institutions’ history of racism.
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Cox seeks injunction to lift Gov. Hogan's executive orders

Publisher Name : Frederick News Post
Del. Dan Cox has filed for an injunction with the regions’s second-highest federal court, asking that court to lift restrictions on churches, businesses and others impacted by Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive orders during the coronavirus pandemic in Maryland.
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PPP lending increases for second consecutive week amid rule changes

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
Money approved for loans to small businesses through the federal Paycheck Protection Program has increased for the second consecutive week, according to figures from the U.S. Small Business Administration released Monday.
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Baltimore certifies primary votes, closing spring election season

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore City Board of Elections certified the vote totals from this month’s primary Monday, bringing an end to a closely watched election season.
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In Baltimore budget battle, Mayor Young exerts power over City Council and Democratic nominee Scott

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore’s lame duck Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young blocked City Council President Brandon Scott — the Democratic nominee for the city’s top job — from brokering a deal Monday to shift money in the $3 billion budget from police to public services.
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