Headlines from HJM: March 24, 2020

ALL NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES MUST CLOSE BY 5 P.M. TODAY, HOGAN ORDERS

Publisher Name : Maryland Reporter
Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Monday that he has issued an executive order to close all non-essential businesses in Maryland by 5 p.m. EDT tonight in order to control the spread of the coronavirus.
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During COVID-19 outbreak, area liquor stores remain up and running

Publisher Name : WTOP News
Liquor stores are still open for business under Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s order for nonessential businesses to close their doors.
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Regional business leaders urge federal stimulus package — now

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A consortium of business groups in Maryland, Washington and Virginia are urging Congress to pass a stimulus package as quickly as possible.
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What Anne Arundel County lawmakers did and didn’t get done after the coronavirus shortened session

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Anne Arundel lawmakers charged into Maryland’s 441st legislative session in January with a long list of priorities.
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Maryland colleges may owe students millions in refunds amid coronavirus, campus closures

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
University of Maryland, College Park is among the state's universities that will have to refund some student fees, like for room and board, after the University System of Maryland ordered all its campuses will remain closed for the rest of the spring semester.
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Ex-State Senator Weighs in on Legislature’s Budget Process Vote

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The leadership of the House of Delegates should be deeply embarrassed.
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Hogan Orders Closure of ‘Non-Essential’ Businesses, Relief Efforts for Owners

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
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 consumers facing an uncertain future.
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Hours after Trump discusses walking back coronavirus measures, Johns Hopkins official warns of consequences

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
President Donald Trump expressed frustration during a White House media briefing Monday night about how shutting down public activities nationwide amid the coronavirus pandemic threatens to disrupt the U.S. economy. Hours later, the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security sounded off on Twitter that curtailing the restrictions would be detrimental.
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Maryland officials launch small business rescue package

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Gov. Larry Hogan Monday tried to reassure businesses anxious about their future even as he announced additional closures.
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In Midst of Pandemic, Md. Officials Hail Affordable Care Act

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
State and federal officials from Maryland marked the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act with a vow to protect the landmark law from Republican attacks.
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What qualifies as an 'essential business'? More details on Maryland's closure order.

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
Gov. Larry Hogan has announced that all non-essential businesses in the state must close by 5 p.m. on Monday as Maryland looks to slow the spread of COVID-19.
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MGM's chief executive steps down amid coronavirus outbreak

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
MGM Resorts International announced Sunday that CEO Jim Murren has stepped down. Bill Hornbuckle, a longtime MGM executive, has been named acting CEO and president of the company.
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Even ‘recession-proof’ Md. businesses not immune to COVID-19

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Kelly Cullum said Monday she’s glad pharmacies in Maryland remain open. The owner of Best Friends Fur Ever said she could use some melatonin supplements.
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Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison and the people he’s sworn to protect reflect on his first year in charge

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
Drug dealers continue to stash their wares in vacant houses, and prostitutes openly solicit business near Nancy McCormick’s Southwest Baltimore home.
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Local governments in Maryland prepare for drop in revenue

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Local governments in Maryland are bracing for losses in revenue as businesses shut down and people lose their jobs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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