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Hogan Comments on Remote Working as a Help for Rural Maryland

March 1st, 2022 by WCBC Radio

There is an old cliché about every dark cloud having a silver lining- and when it comes to the Coronavirus pandemic-  that may come in the form of more people than ever working from home. And that could halt the decades long population decline in the region. With billions of dollars coming from the federal infrastructure bill to upgrade and expand broadband access in rural Allegany and Garrett counties- Governor Larry Hogan says the area could experience a reverse migration. He told WCBC News that he can picture a scenario where more and more people opt to leave large metropolitan areas in favor of the quality of life that Western Maryland offers…