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Governor Moore Releases $69 Million in Previously-Withheld Funding

Governor Wes Moore announced the release of $69 million in previously-withheld funding in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget. These funds were authorized by the legislature last year, and Governor Moore is proudly standing with the legislature by directing these investments toward critical programs and services throughout the state. “The investments impact every community in Maryland,” said Governor Moore. “This action shows a fundamental shift in how the administration approaches the budget and our relationship with the General Assembly as we boldly act on critical issues facing Marylanders everywhere like climate change, paid family and medical leave, cannabis reform, and abortion care.” $9 million to support Climate Solutions Now Act  $3.8 million in start-up funding for a new Climate Catalytic Capital Fund administered by the Maryland Clean Energy Center. This fund is a green bank, an institution that uses its funds to leverage private and philanthropic investments in projects intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. $3.8 million for the installation of renewable energy generating equipment in multi-family housing that houses low- to moderate-income people. These funds will be administered through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. $1.1 million for the Chesapeake Conservation Corps, intended to support climate mitigation and […]

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