Hogan Criticized For Opting Out Of Federal Pandemic Unemployment Programs

Several members of Maryland’s congressional delegation – all Democrats – are raising questions with Republican Governor Larry Hogan about his decision to end the state’s participation in four federal pandemic unemployment assistance programs. The group, which includes Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, said unemployment benefits are helping more than 300,000 Marylanders make ends…

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Maryland U.S. Senators press Trump admininstration over coronavirus response plans for seniors, disabled

Maryland U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen announced that they, along with more than 30 Democratic colleagues, pressed the Coronavirus Task Force on their preparedness and response plans for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The Senators sent three letters to the Trump Administration regarding the safety of people living in nursing homes, the…

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Maryland Seafood Industry Will Recieve H2-B Workers This Season

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—————————————————————-The Trump administration is set to allocate an additional 30,000 H-2B visas this year, positive news for Maryland’s seafood industry. Waterman and seafood companies depend on seasonal migrant workers who legally, temporarily visit the United States to pick crab meat, and then return home to Central and South American countries. Maryland U.S. Senator Chris Van…

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