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  • Ivanka Trump, SBA administrator meet with entrepreneurs in Baltimore

    Ivanka Trump, SBA administrator meet with entrepreneurs in Baltimore

    Ivanka Trump and the newly confirmed head of the Small Business Administration met with about a dozen business owners in Baltimore on Wednesday to discuss urban entrepreneurship. The meeting, which was not announced beforehand, took place at the Raymond V. Haysbert, Sr. Center for Entrepreneurship...

  • Hogan officials refuse compromise in transportation fight

    Hogan officials refuse compromise in transportation fight

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's administration is refusing to compromise with Democrats on a controversial transportation scoring law, demanding its full repeal before they entertain anything else. "We can't salvage this law," Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn told the Senate Budget and Taxation...

  • Maryland slips to second in passing AP scores for the first time in a decade

    Maryland slips to second in passing AP scores for the first time in a decade

    Maryland's decade-long reign as the state with the greatest percentage of students to pass an Advanced Placement test has come to an end. The state placed second in the nation, with 30.4 percent of high school seniors passing the rigorous exams last year. Massachusetts finished first, with 31 percent...

  • Maryland hotels, online rentals spar over paying taxes

    Maryland hotels, online rentals spar over paying taxes

    Traditional hotels are making a push to require people who rent out their homes to guests to pay the same taxes and follow many of the same regulations that they do. A bill before the Maryland General Assembly, backed by the hotel industry, is aimed at regulating short-term rentals through Airbnb,...

  • First Annapolis to Baltimore commuter buses to begin March 1

    First Annapolis to Baltimore commuter buses to begin March 1

    The Maryland Department of Transportation will launch two new Annapolis to Baltimore commuter bus routes March 1. The two routes will travel via Route 97, with one making stops in Kent Island and the other being a straight Baltimore to Annapolis connection. "Once people, who drive between Kent...

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