USDA Rural Development Launches COVID-19 Resource Webpage

Sandy Sponaugle

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2020 – USDA Rural Development has launched a COVID-19 resource page to keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated on actions taken by the Agency to help rural residents, businesses, and communities impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit www.rd.usda.gov/coronavirus for information on Rural Development loan payment assistance, application deadline extensions, and more.

Emergency Suppliers Needed in Response to COVID-19

Sandy Sponaugle

The Maryland Department of Commerce is working closely with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to organize emergency suppliers of equipment and services that may aid in the response to the COVID-19 crisis. To be added to the list, please take the following actions: FIRST, FILL OUT THE EMERGENCY VENDOR DATABASE FORM If you are…

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GOVERNOR HOGAN ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $175 MILLION FOR BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

Karen Glenn Hood

Loans, grants, workforce assistance to be offered through Maryland Commerce, Labor BALTIMORE, MD (March 23, 2020) – Governor Larry Hogan today announced that Maryland has allocated more than $175 million to assist small businesses and nonprofit organizations impacted by the Coronavirus outbreak. Up to $130 million in new funding, through the Maryland Department of Commerce, will help…

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Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation Joins State of Maryland SBA Disaster Application

Rosa Cruz

Annapolis, Maryland – (March 19, 2020) – Today Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) Vice President of Finance Steve Primosch announced that AAEDC joined the State of Maryland’s application for an Economic Injury Declaration through the Small Business Administration (SBA).  “In speaking to the SBA, the application is expected to be approved today or tomorrow,”…

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AURINIA PHARMACEUTICALS PLANS NEW U.S. COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Karen Glenn Hood

Late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company bringing up to 500 new jobs by 2027 BALTIMORE, MD (March 17, 2020) – Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc., a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company based in British Columbia, Canada, today announced plans to open its U.S. commercial operations in Rockville and bring up to 500 new jobs to the region over the next…

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OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL PLANS EXPANSION, MORE THAN 135 NEW JOBS

Amanda Winters

Anne Arundel County company will grow its manufacturing and engineering services BALTIMORE, MD (February 27, 2020) – Oceaneering International, Inc., a leading global provider of engineered products and services, is expanding its operations in the state and creating more than 135 new full-time jobs in Anne Arundel County. Located in Hanover, the company is planning to create a…

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MARYLAND’S CYBERSECURITY SECTOR HEADS TO RSA™ 2020

Karen Glenn Hood

BALTIMORE, MD (February 24, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Commerce is joining a delegation of Maryland cybersecurity companies, federal agencies, and economic development partners this week at RSA™ 2020. The annual conference, which is taking place in San Francisco, is the nation’s premier information security event and draws more than 40,000 attendees to the Moscone…

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St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development Launches New Website

Southern Maryland News Net

The St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development has launched YesStMarysMD.com. This new website is a resource-rich tool for local employers and businesses as well as those looking to make a career move or bring their businesses to St. Mary’s County. Features include tax incentives and site selection, spotlight on targeted industries, links to business…

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Hogan Administration Announces $700,000 Community Development Block Grant to Allegany County; Matching $750,000 Federal Hazard Mitigation Grant

Owen McEvoy

Funding will support relocation of residents out of a floodplain New Carrollton, Md. (February 20, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development today announced a $700,000 Community Development Block Grant to Allegany County. The funding will be used to purchase land and relocate residents from a portion of the Garden City Mobile Home…

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MARYLAND COMMERCE LEADS LOCAL INNOVATORS TO STARTUP GRIND CONFERENCE

Karen Glenn Hood

Eight local companies were selected to showcase products/services to a global audience  BALTIMORE, MD (February 11, 2020) – The Maryland Department of Commerce this week is leading a delegation of Maryland startup companies to the Startup Grind Global Conference in Silicon Valley, Ca. The conference, which runs through February 12, attracts more than 10,000 entrepreneurs, startups, emerging and…

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