Sept. 10 MD Dept. of Commerce Update
Westminster, MD
09/10/2020 11:18 AM

Governor Hogan Press Conference Today at 11:15 am:

Governor Hogan will be joined by Dr. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, for an announcement regarding the bipartisan interstate testing compact. The press conference can be watched on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube.

Unemployed Marylanders To Begin Receiving Extra $300 This Week:

Maryland Department of Labor (Labor) Secretary Tiffany P. Robinson today announced that the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program, offering claimants an additional $300 per week in retroactive federal benefits, will be launching ahead of schedule this Friday, September 11. Maryland has now been approved for a total of six weeks of $300 federal payments.

Labor will also be launching the fully modernized BEACON 2.0 unemployment insurance system for claimants and employers this month. BEACON 2.0 will provide employers with a new portal, allowing them to access and manage their employer accounts entirely online. All employers have received detailed account activation instructions via email or a mailed letter.


Certain home-based businesses are now eligible and a new program added for Agriculture/farms. Application deadline extended until September 30th at 5:00pm

Carroll County Small Businesses, farms & Nonprofits can apply now - September 30th...

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