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Barbara Nicklas * Luke Chow * Calvin Ball * Leonardo McClarty * Larry Twele * Kate Heatherington * Michael Martirano * Mike DiMarco * Kristi Simon * Holly
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Local News
A Columbia company that interprets cell phone data is tracking human movement and the spread of coronavirus. Tectonix is getting information “to policy makers, state regulators and public health experts because when they can see trends at scale they can direct resources to areas where people tend to gather,” said Mike DiMarco, chief marketing officer for the company, “and to those who need it most, and to save lives.” Find out more
Time  magazine has published a profile of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and his leadership style as he deals “with a crisis for which there is no playbook.”  Read it
Orbis Technologies of Annapolis, a provider of enterprise content management and highly specialized cloud analytics software, announced this week the issuance of a new patent. See the details
Government News
Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced that a total of $255,470,000 of General Obligation, Metropolitan District and refunding bonds were priced and sold via a negotiated sale. Read about it
The Howard County Health Department has designated 35 staff as Contact Tracing Investigators to track the spread of COVID-19 and prevent community spread. Find out more
Howard County is compiling mental health resources and support for residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders. Learn more
Howard County Farmers’ Markets announced opening dates and logistical changes to allow safe operation. Find out when
The Maryland Department of Labor’s Division of Unemployment Insurance has posted four new tutorial videos on our website, social media pages, and YouTube to help Marylanders navigate the new BEACON One-Stop.   More
On May 1, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman delivered his proposed budget for fiscal 2021 to the County Council. The $1.7 billion budget is built on a forthright accounting of revenue projections, which declined $63 million since March 13 .   Details
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