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Month: March 2020

Immediate Relief – USDA Rural Development

USDA Implements Immediate Measures to Help Rural Residents, Businesses and Communities Affected by COVID-19 WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020 – USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated as more actions

USDA Rural Development Announcement

Single Family Housing Direct Programs Continuity of Operations WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020 – At USDA Rural Development, we are taking steps to continue to serve our customers and stakeholders. Rural Development staff who administer Single-Family Housing Direct Loan & Grant Programs are providing this guidance to reassure the public, our self-help grantees, approved intermediaries, packagers, funding

USDA Rural Development Now in Enterprise-Wide Remote Operational Status

Remote Status Protects the Health of Employees, Customers and the Greater Community Washington, D.C., March 20, 2020) – Deputy Under Secretary Bette Brand announced today that USDA Rural Development is implementing enterprise-wide remote operational status effective immediately. Rural Development leadership and managers will continue to provide excellent customer service while following the Centers for Disease

Charles County: Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information Charles County Government is working with the Charles County Department of Health and closely monitoring the health crisis associated with COVID-19, as well as any impact it may have locally. To get COVID-19 updates and tips, visit the below links: News Releases: Military retiree dependent tests positive for COVID-19 on Joint Base

Seeking Applicants: Blue Crab Advisory Committee

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking qualified applicants to fill the newly established Retail Crab Buyer seat on the Blue Crab Industry Advisory Committee. The Blue Crab Industry Advisory Committee serves as an advisory body to the department on matters concerning the blue crab commercial fishing industry, including the structure of daily bushel

Big News from Strong Schools Maryland…

The House Ways and Means and Appropriations Committees voted in favor of The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future. It is now onto the full House of Delegates. This is a big deal! Let’s spread some support for The Blueprint on social media. Click here to send a tweet (pre-written or with your own supportive words) or share important