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Innovation Thrives in Maryland – 5 Reasons Why

WalletHub recently analyzed innovation nationwide to compile a list of the Most Innovative States. Maryland ranks second among the 50 states and Washington D.C. in WalletHub’s report, reinforcing what many in Maryland already know: Innovation thrives here. Here are five reasons why innovation flourishes in Maryland. 1. WORKFORCE Maryland has the highest percentage of professional […]

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MDOT: Laurel commuter Stop to Stay Open on Camden Line

The Maryland Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the Laurel MARC train stops will not be eliminated while scheduling adjustments are made to a planned Laurel Park station in Howard County. MDOT spokeswoman Erin Henson said MDOT, Maryland Transit Administration and CSX Transportation officials signed a memorandum of understanding in late February. As stated in […]

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Anne Arundel Medical Center Wins Bid for New Cardiac Surgery Program

Anne Arundel Medical Center has won the bid to host the state’s new cardiac surgery program after a favorable vote on Thursday from Maryland Health Care Commission. AAMC beat out University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center for the approval after a nearly two-year battle. Both hospitals applied for new cardiac programs back in 2015, […]

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Paid sick leave advocates scramble to get bill on governor’s desk quickly

Backers of a paid sick leave measure that’s been working its way through the General Assembly are trying to get a bill onto Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk as quickly as possible, hoping to force him to sign or veto the bill in time for lawmakers to override him before this year’s legislative session adjourns. Both […]

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Anne Arundel Business Appreciation Week – May 1-5

Join us for Anne Arundel County Business Appreciation Week 2017!  All week, ambassador teams led by Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation (AAEDC) staff will visit 36 area businesses to meet leadership teams, listen to concerns and hear about new opportunities in the community.  Interested business owners are encouraged to register HERE by April 21st.

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Maryland Adds 11,500 Jobs in February

Hiring soared in Maryland last month, as employers added 11,500 jobs, powering the strongest three-month surge of job creation the state has seen since the Great Recession. The gains, reported Friday by the U.S. Labor Department, pulled more than 14,000 people into the labor force, as people started working or looking for work. Despite that […]

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New FBI Headquarters Faces Prospect of Indefinite Delay

The years-long effort to build a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation faces fresh uncertainty as supporters in Congress scramble to secure more than a billion dollars of funding by next month to keep the massive project on track. A vague, three-sentence statement released this month by the agency overseeing the $2 billion […]

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New Shops & Restaurants Land at AIRMALL Maryland

AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) is welcoming travelers this spring with a variety of new shops and restaurants at the airport, including local concepts DC-3 Hot Dog and Pen & Prose. “We are delighted to bring more exciting concepts to the AIRMALL, said Brett Kelly, vice president of AIRMALL Maryland. “Travelers […]

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Moving Startup PockitShip Expands into Baltimore

A D.C.-born startup that’s looking to make it easier to arrange pickup or delivery of big items is expanding into Baltimore. PockitShip’s move to the next metro area north comes after its app launched in the D.C. area in November. Along with the area between D.C. and Baltimore, the company’s map shows that the service […]

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Businesses Balk at Baltimore’s Minimum Wage Bill

Russ Causey chose Baltimore nearly 20 years ago to start a customer service call center serving colleges, but the CEO said Tuesday he has started working with an office leasing broker to prepare to leave. A $15 minimum-wage mandate passed by the City Council on Monday will put his CMD Outsourcing Solutions Inc. at an […]

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