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Governor Hogan’s Statewide Toll Rollback Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Cash Tolls Lowered Across the State; E-ZPass Maryland Users Save 25% to 37.5% ANNAPOLIS, MD – Tomorrow, tolls for bridges, tunnels and roadways across the state of Maryland will be lowered for the first time in nearly 50 years as part of Governor Larry Hogan’s statewide Toll-Tax Rollback Plan. On May 7, Governor Hogan delivered […]

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WSSC FY16 Budget Takes Effect July 1 Introduces Changes to Customer Bills

Includes 6% revenue increase, launch of Customer Assistance Program LAUREL, MD – June 30, 2015:  WSSC’s Fiscal 2016 (FY16) operating and capital budget of $1.4 billion goes into effect on July 1, focusing on the continued rehabilitation of water and sewer pipelines in WSSC’s system. The new budget includes a 6 percent revenue increase as […]

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WSSC Launches New Customer Assistance Program

Provides Help with Fee Increases LAUREL, MD – June 30, 2015:  Effective July 1, 2015, WSSC will launch the Customer Assistance Program (CAP) to provide a partial credit to qualified, low income, residential customers for its Ready-To-Serve Charge. WSSC’s new CAP is implemented in partnership with Maryland’s Office of Home Energy Program (OHEP). “WSSC has […]

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Maryland lawmaker moves to relocate Preakness

Sara Salinas Baltimore Business Journal A Maryland lawmaker wants to move the Preakness out of Pimlico Race track and says he has filed the legislation needed to do so. De. Pat McDonough, a Republican who represents areas of Baltimore and Harford counties, said Friday he has pre-filed legislation that would allow the Preakness to move […]

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: Prince George’s County Disparity Study – July 16, 2015

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: Prince George’s County Disparity Study LOCAL, SMALL, MINORITY CONTRACTORS:  We Need to Hear From You! Prince George’s County has embarked on conducting a Disparity Study.  A disparity study’s primary objective is to assess, quantify and evaluate the prevalence, magnitude and extent of marketplace discrimination, if any, against minority and women-owned businesses. Business owners […]

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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s decision is in on the Purple Line

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday the Purple Line will advance, but the two local counties that stand to benefit from the light rail line will be asked to shoulder a much larger burden. The alignment of the 16-mile Purple Line will not change, nor will the number of stations. But Prince George’s and Montgomery […]

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Here’s where Va., Md. rank on the CNBC best states for business list

CNBC’s annual ranking of America’s Top States for Business bumped Virginia down from No. 8 last year to No. 12 this year, and the commonwealth gets bad marks in several key categories. CNBC’s rankings are based on more than 60 measures of competitiveness. Virginia’s highest score was for “business friendliness,” ranking No. 3 among 50 […]

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1st QTR 2015 Economic Indicators for Anne Arundel County


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Maryland employers are invited to participate in Operation Hire Maryland

The mission of Operation Hire Maryland is to create an ongoing program which supports employers as they develop or expand upon their veteran hiring and retention initiatives. Through the collaboration and efforts of Operation Hire Maryland participants, a veteran friendly business network will be established to share best practices and proven methods for veteran recruitment, hiring, on […]

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Announces Service Between BWI Marshall and Two Caribbean Destinations—Martinique and Guadeloupe

New Airline, New Markets, and More Low-Fare International Service to Begin in December Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the announcement that Norwegian Air Shuttle will start nonstop seasonal service to Martinique and Guadeloupe.  Norwegian will operate the service with two roundtrip flights per week between BWI Marshall and both destinations, starting in December. […]

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