Local News
Marylanders for Tax Fairness, an independent coalition of Marylanders, businesses of all sizes, and pro-economic growth advocates, announced its official formation, initial membership, and outlined its collective mission to sustain Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of House Bill 732, the Digital Advertising Tax. More
Columbia-based Advarra, a provider of institutional review board (IRB), institutional biosafety committee, quality and compliance consulting services has announced the acquisition of IntegReview IRB, an AAHRPP-accredited central IRB. Learn more
Next spring, the Center for Global Business at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is recognizing companies that persevered through the pandemic with its Maryland Business Adapts 20/21 initiative. Read about it
Through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership Strategy for COVID-19 Vaccination, Safeway pharmacies in Albertsons Mid-Atlantic Division will receive a direct allocation of COVID-19 vaccine once it is authorized or approved and recommended for use in the United States. Learn the details
Maryland University of Integrative Health is now offering complimentary virtual acupuncture telehealth visits to Maryland residents. See more
As the National Independent Venue Association’s (NIVA) 2,900 members hope for the passage of the Save Our Stages Act in Congress, NIVA has announced the formation of the National Independent Venue Foundation (NIVF). Read more
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Government News
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced additional CARES Act funding through a second round of HoCo RISE business grants with applications due by November 29.
County Executive Calvin Ball announced new COVID-19 restrictions after Howard County reached a 5% positivity rate and a case rate of 19.1 per 100,000 residents. Read about them
Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman has chosen Hyattsville Police Chief Amal Awad as his selection for Anne Arundel County Chief of Police. Learn more
Taking action to attempt to curb a sudden increase in COVID cases, County Executive Steuart Pittman announced several new restrictions at the county’s Emergency Operation Center with County Health Officer Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman, Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley and top county public safety officials. Find out more
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November 17, 2020