Small businesses have been struggling throughout this entire time, however the Small Business Administration does have three categories your small business may be eligible for Coronavirus Relief. The three categories are: PPP Recipient, Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Recipient, and COVID-19 EIDL Recipient. The site explains what the qualifications are for each. Below we have attached … Continue reading Cross Program Eligibility on Coronavirus Relief
The Daily Record ran an article in regards to the Makerspace bill I am sponsoring (HB 443). It goes into detail how this will help create jobs and add money to our economy. This idea has helped add jobs in Baltimore and add to their economy. You can view the article at the link below! … Continue reading In the News: HB 443
This past Thursday, we held a hearing on HB 443. This is a bill I sponsored in an effort to help establish makerspaces across the state. This would be a place where groups of people with similar ideas can come together to start businesses, for the community to come together, and for people to interact. … Continue reading HB 443 – Economic Development – Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program
Below is a copy of my testimony for today's hearing in regards to HB 441. I testified in favor of the bill in my effort to help small businesses in the 2021 Session.
Today we are announcing the formation of the Office of Post Pandemic Opportunities. It will be headed by former Allegany County Commissioner, Bill Valentine. His official title will be the Development Coordinator for Post Pandemic Opportunities. The purpose of this office is to address the needs of residents in Allegany and Washington Counties for Legislative … Continue reading Office of Post Pandemic Opportunities
Below is the official statement from Governor Hogan's Office in regards to his Executive Order.
Today, Governor Hogan issued an Executive Order allowing restaurants and other food establishments to stay open passed 10:00 pm starting on Monday, February 1! This is a great help to the economic prosperity of restaurant owners and their employees. The full context of his Executive Order is below.
Today, Governor Hogan announced in a press conference that he was introducing a $1 billion emergency stimulus package that is designed to help many Marylanders that have taken a huge financial hit during the COVID-19 health crisis. The full press conference is provided in the link below along with the full details of the proposed … Continue reading Governor Hogan’s Stimulus and Tax Relief Package
I am extremely honored to be named a Co-Chair of the Economic Stability Commission by new House Speaker, Adrienne Jones. This commission evolved from a Study Group with the same name established by the late House Speaker Mike Busch last year.
Thank you to the more than 150 individuals who participated in the August 28th Listening Session hosted by the House of Delegates Study Group on Economic Stability.