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Gov. Moore asks lawmakers to support bills expanding housing, protecting renters

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore made a pitch to lawmakers Tuesday address the state’s “true housing crises” by passing bills that would allow developers to build more housing units in key areas, as well as grant more protections to renters. The state has both a shortage of available units — either to rent or to buy — and housing costs are too high for many Marylanders, the Democratic governor said. He estimated the state has a shortage of about 96,000 housing units.

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Episode 73: GBC Priorities, Transportation Issues, & Federal Tech Designation with Mark Anthony Thomas
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Episode 73: GBC Priorities, Transportation Issues, & Federal Tech Designation with Mark Anthony Thomas

Greater Baltimore Committee President & CEO Mark Anthony Thomas joins Center Maryland’s The Lobby Podcast this week. Mark joins the podcast to discuss his path to the Baltimore region, priorities for 2024, Baltimore’s designation as a federal tech hub & more. Mark is a economic development professional who knows how to turnaround big cities. Over the past two decades he has lead economic development strategies and public-private partnerships for some of the largest metro areas in the country including Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, & New York City.

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