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Commentary: Addressing Long-Term Impacts of Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

Tugs assisting tanker approaching Baltimore's former Francis Scott Key Bridge that carried I-695 on a cloudy, winter day

Commentary Commentary: Addressing Long-Term Impacts of Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse May 16, 2024 The Building Bridges to Recovery Coalition, comprised of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and other leading organizations in our state, quickly mobilized following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge to survey affected businesses. The findings reveal the incident’s widespread…

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Maryland Chamber Foundation to Host 15 Statewide Finalists in the 2024 National Civics Bee®: Maryland Finals

News Release Maryland Chamber Foundation to Host 15 Statewide Finalists in the 2024 National Civics Bee®: Maryland Finals May 2, 2024 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Middle school students from across Maryland will soon compete in the third annual National Civics Bee®: Maryland State Finals competition hosted by the Maryland Chamber Foundation in partnership with The Civic…

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2024 Legislative Recap and Achievements

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COMMENTARY 2024 Legislative Recap and Achievements Apr 25, 2024 As we reflect on Maryland’s 2024 legislative session, we can take pride in the impact achieved when Maryland’s business community speaks with one voice. While this legislative session was filled with challenges for businesses, including the threat of burdensome regulations, increased costs and state budget deficits,…

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Meet the 2024 Inspire MD Award Winners

Sheela Murthy, Founder & President of Murthy Law Firm and inductee into the Maryland Business Hall of Fame in 2023, poses with Mary D. Kane, President & CEO of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce during the annual Inspire MD event.

Blog Meet the 2024 Inspire MD Award Winners Apr 17, 2024 Get ready to be inspired! The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize several outstanding Maryland business visionaries, entrepreneurs and community leaders at our 2024 Inspire MD event. This year, we are honored to present an esteemed inductee into the prestigious Maryland Business…

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Statewide Coalition Launches to Support Business Recovery

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News Release Statewide Coalition Launches to Support Business Recovery Apr 5, 2024 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — In response to the catastrophic Key Bridge collapse, a number of leading business organizations across Maryland have united to form the Building Bridges to Recovery Coalition. The coalition includes the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Greater Baltimore Committee, World Trade Center…

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Real-Time Key Bridge Collapse Resources

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Key Bridge Response Real-Time Key Bridge Collapse Resources Apr 2, 2024 Introducing our live blog providing real-time updates on economic assistance available for businesses, workers and communities affected by the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. For detailed information, please refer to the linked resources below. Resources for Businesses Resources for Businesses Affected by Key Bridge…

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Resources for Workers Affected by Key Bridge Collapse

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Key Bridge Response Resources for Workers Affected by Key Bridge Collapse Apr 1, 2024 In the wake of the recent Key Bridge collapse, many workers in Maryland find themselves confronting unforeseen challenges and uncertainties. Whether directly affected or concerned about the broader implications for employment and livelihoods, it’s important to know what support is available.…

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Resources for Businesses Affected by Key Bridge Collapse

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Key Bridge Response Resources for Businesses Affected by Key Bridge Collapse Apr 1, 2024 In the aftermath of the recent Key Bridge collapse, businesses across Maryland are grappling with unprecedented challenges and disruptions. Whether directly impacted by the incident or concerned about the broader economic repercussions, please be assured that we are here to help.…

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SBA Offers Economic Assistance to Businesses Affected by Key Bridge Collapse

Aerial view of Francis Scott Key Bridge over the Patapsco River in Baltimore, Maryland on a winter evening.

Key Bridge Response SBA Offers Economic Assistance to Businesses Affected by Key Bridge Collapse Apr 1, 2024 Small businesses in Maryland, Washington, D.C., as well as select counties in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia are now eligible to apply for low-interest, long-term Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)…

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Message to Business Community in Wake of Key Bridge Collapse

Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland on sunny summer day.

Key Bridge Response Message to Business Community in Wake of Key Bridge Collapse Mar 29, 2024 The catastrophic bridge collapse that happened earlier this week has left our community reeling. This vital infrastructure connected our neighborhoods and enabled the movement of goods, services and tens of thousands of daily commuters. Its failure has already had…

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