Here are the details of Maryland’s failed $5.84B bid for Amazon’s HQ2

Maryland’s package to Amazon.com to lure HQ2 to Montgomery County included $2.8 billion in refundable state income tax credits spread out over 10 years and $2.4 billion in new transportation funding.

The total incentive package was $5.84 billion and set a state record. It had been kept mostly secret as Maryland officials attempted to win a national bidding war to attract Amazon’s estimated $5.5 billion investment and 50,000 new high-paying jobs.

The details were released Tuesday afternoon by the…

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Trump submits answers to special counsel questions

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s attorneys on Tuesday submitted his written answers to a series of questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller about Trump’s knowledge of the Russian government’s efforts to assist his 2016 White House bid. The inquiries only include a portion of the questions that Mueller has sought to pose to Trump for …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/11/20/trump-submits-answers-to-special-counsel-questions/

Editorial Advisory Board: Common ground on immigration

  This Thanksgiving week is when we celebrate the immigrants who came to New England before the nation’s founding in a holiday that President Lincoln established in 1863 to bring the country together in the midst of the Civil War.  Today the country is also divided and in need of common ground. Ideas about who …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/11/20/editorial-advisory-board-common-ground-on-immigration/

Hogan names Fader to be Court of Special Appeals chief judge

Gov. Larry Hogan has elevated Court of Special Appeals Judge Matthew J. Fader to head Maryland’s second-highest court. Fader, 45, will succeed Court of Special Appeals Chief Judge Patrick L. Woodward, who reaches the state’s mandatory judicial retirement age of 70 on Nov. 28. “I am confident that Judge Fader is the most qualified candidate …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/11/20/hogan-names-fader-to-be-court-of-special-appeals-chief-judge/

Morgan State to launch Food Resource Center for students

As part of a proactive effort to relieve students of hunger and food insecurity through food collection and distribution, Morgan State University announced Tuesday the launch of a new Food Resource Center on campus beginning Dec. 7. Housed within the Morgan Business Center, home of the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management, and overseen by …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/11/20/morgan-state-to-launch-food-resource-center-for-students/

Temescal Wellness of Md. rebrands as Evermore Cannabis Co.

Temescal Wellness of Maryland LLC has been renamed Evermore Cannabis Company LLC, company officials announced Tuesday. This current rebrand is the first step in the complete separation from Temescal Wellness LLC.   Evermore is currently Baltimore’s only licensed medical cannabis cultivator and processor. It consists of principals and team members who are Baltimore natives committed to supporting, educating, and giving back …

from https://thedailyrecord.com/2018/11/20/temescal-wellness-of-md-rebrands-as-evermore-cannabis-co/