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Governor Hogan Announces $50.5 Million For School Construction and Economic Development Projects

Governor Larry Hogan today announced $50.5 million for critical capital projects in the State of Maryland, including school construction and economic development projects across the state. To date, the governor has announced more than $700 million in emergency economic relief for Marylanders. “These shovel-ready projects will help create jobs and lay the foundation for the strongest possible recovery,” said Governor Hogan. “In the coming days, we will be proposing a larger economic and stimulus relief package to provide further support to struggling Marylanders and small businesses.” This is one of a series of economic announcements the governor has made this week. On Tuesday, the governor announced that Maryland was one of the first states to begin accepting claims and issuing payments for the extended federal pandemic unemployment programs. On Wednesday, he announced that all Maryland SNAP recipients will receive an additional 15% increase in their total benefits beginning this month, while Maryland’s Temporary Cash Assistance families will receive an additional $40 million in benefits. The governor has approved funding for the following projects: $43.5 million for three Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) K-12 capital programs that provide improvements to building systems and school security: $30 million will go to MSDE’s Healthy School Facility Fund, which provides grants to public […]

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