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Through a merger between the Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber and the West Anne Arundel County Chamber in early 2017, the Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (CMCC) was created. We are dedicated to providing networking, information and growth resources to all sizes and kinds of businesses, agencies, institutions and organizations. Our connections to business, industry, academia, government are unparalleled.

With budget deal, Maryland businesses breathe sigh of relief

It wasn’t until the wee hours of Friday morning that Congress finally passed a two-year deal that staves off harsh spending reductions and averts a credit default, setting aside most of the big fights over the federal budget for the remainder of President Barack Obama’s term.

At $80 billion, the latest accord is modest by Washington budget standards.

But in Maryland, where federal spending powers a large portion of the economy, many businesses said they were just grateful a deal — any deal — had been reached.

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