U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in California made her ruling late Thursday, two days after hearing arguments from attorneys for the Census Bureau, and attorneys for civil rights groups and local governments that had sued the Census Bureau in an effort to halt the 2020 census from stopping at the end of the month. Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities. READ MORE
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield invested $1 million in the distribution of care packages including masks, hand sanitizer and no-touch tools for high-risk members in Maryland, the... READ MORE
Technology is now an essential part of learning for many children across Maryland who are about to begin school virtually. But not every family can afford the computers and tablets that are needed... READ MORE
Buried under the flood of information about the coronavirus pandemic and the country’s economic... READ MORE
In the past five months that have seemed like an eternity, philanthropy has faced a reckoning on the deep racial inequities that plague society and our institutions at all levels.
The... READ MORE
Appeals of rulings by the Small Business Administration could add months to businesses’ efforts to see their Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven.
The federal agency released this... READ MORE
A new effort is underway to help raise and distribute an additional $200,000 to support the nonprofits working on the front line in Howard County during the global coronavirus pandemic.... READ MORE
It’s Black Business Month and the state is placing the spotlight on Maryland’s Black-owned businesses. WJZ’s Amy Kawata spoke to two popular businesses on why it’s so important to support them,... READ MORE