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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Another Historic Moon Launch for NASA

Moon Mission

NASA’s biggest test flight of the year is set to launch this morning. At 8:30 am EDT today, Monday, the Artemis 1 mission, an ambitious flight to the moon by NASA’s most powerful rocket ever — the Space Launch System — will head into space.

Hoyer: Economy Recovering at Steady Pace

Economic

The latest jobs report shows that 373,000 jobs were created across the US in June 2022, in line with the past several months of strong growth, while employment in the private sector has surpassed its pre-pandemic level. “[The July 8] jobs report demonstrates that our economic recovery is continuing at a steady pace,” said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer.

Loan Program Expanded for Small Businesses

More than $198 million in federal funding is available to help spur economic growth and support Maryland’s small businesses recovering from the pandemic. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) said the funds were available through the State Small Business Credit Initiative program.

Hoyer: Jobs Are Being Created, Wages Are Rising

Economic

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May 2022 jobs report tells the same story of the past several months: the economy is growing, good jobs are being created, wages are rising, and entrepreneurs are feeling comfortable enough again to take the risks necessary to start new small businesses, said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer.

Hoyer: Economic Recovery ‘Within Our Grasp’

Economic

US Labor Department’s April 2022 report: 428,000 new jobs created, unemployment rate remains at 3.6%, and more Americans launching small businesses and finding jobs. The tools to keep up the US economy’s recovery and accelerate its pace are “within our grasp,” said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer.

Hoyer: US Economic Recovery Continues

Economic

The US Labor Department released its February 2022 jobs report, which shows the jobless rate is down and 678,000 new jobs were created. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said the report “demonstrates the continued strength of our economic recovery.”

Hoyer: Tax-Filing Process Might Look Different

Tax-Filing Process

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer offered information on resources for filing taxes correctly this year.

Delegation Urges MD to Apply for Rescue Plan Program

Coronavirus Relief Bills

Maryland’s congressional delegation is urging the state’s Department of Labor to apply for a new program funded by the American Rescue Plan to improve the state’s unemployment insurance system, in the wake of the severe delays and errors encountered by tens of thousands of unemployed Marylanders amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyber Project Earns Rescue Plan Funding

Cybersecurity

The Howard County Economic Development Authority was awarded $500,000 in American Rescue Plan funding to continue developing its Maryland Cyber Workforce Solutions project on behalf of a coalition of Maryland local governments.

Airports Across MD Awarded Funds

Airports

Maryland’s congressional delegation announced that more than $31.5 million in bipartisan infrastructure law funding was awarded for airports across the state.