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Perdue Farms
Hogan's Maryland: open for big business
Hogan's Maryland: open for big business

Driving home to Baltimore from a meeting with a potential new customer one cold February afternoon, my wife and I chuckled when we crossed the state border. In addition to "Maryland Welcomes You," our state's "Enjoy Your Visit!" sign on Route 15 now read, "We're Open for Business," followed by Gov. Larry Hogan's signature. I'd like to make our new Maryland greeting a bit more honest by inserting one word toward the end. It should read: "We're open for big business." During his first week in office, Mr. Hogan stalled regulations on how much chicken manure big companies like Perdue can dump in places where it will flow into...