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News, articles and information about small businesses, starting and owning and operating a small business, employment law, employment taxes, minimum wage. (Photo iTOWNS)
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  • GOP candidates take aim at Democrats

    GOP candidates take aim at Democrats
    In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....
  • District 12 candidate Bailey charged with criminal election law violation

    District 12 candidate Bailey charged with criminal election law violation
    District 12 delegate candidate Brian Bailey has been charged with a criminal election law violation after a website allegedly created by his campaign to criticize an opponent was discovered not to have an accurate authority line, State Prosecutor Emmet C....
  • Kamenetz, Zirkin endorse Herbst for County Council

    Kamenetz, Zirkin endorse Herbst for County Council
    Jonathan Herbst, a Pikesville attorney challenging Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond in the Democratic primary in June, picked up endorsements Thursday from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and state Sen. Bobby Zirkin. In a statement, Kamenetz...
  • Candidates for governor differ on economic plans

    Candidates for governor differ on economic plans
    As Maryland looks to re-energize its economy amid federal budget cuts and slow growth in the aftermath of the recession, the three Democrats vying to be the next governor each developed distinct — and detailed — plans for how to improve...
  • Building a business is bad under Obama [Commentary]

    Building a business is bad under Obama [Commentary]
    Let's imagine for a moment a woman (we'll call her Nancy) who had a job but saw limited opportunity for advancement at her place of employment. So, Nancy began scribbling out unique product designs in her spare time — an exercise that eventually...
  • Ehrlich's small business rhetoric rings hollow [Letter]

    Ehrlich's small business rhetoric rings hollow [Letter]
    I always have to laugh when I read Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column in your paper. He's always pitching his fantasy of the Republican party as the champion of "small business," when in fact we all know the Republican party is the champion of big,...
  • Tax policy, dumbed down for the campaign trail [Letter]

    Tax policy, dumbed down for the campaign trail [Letter]
    Two things jumped out at me in the article "Candidates for governor differ on economic plans" (May 10). One was the proposals by Republicans to lower taxes and state expenditures to increase over-all economic activity in the state and the statement by...
  • District 13 Senate candidate says he'll prioritize education, lower taxes

    District 13 Senate candidate says he'll prioritize education, lower taxes
    As an auditor, Jody Venkatesan says he would love to take a look at Maryland's healthcare website, which made headlines last fall after being plagued by technical problems from the moment it launched. But while Maryland Republicans have seized on the...
  • Democrats abandon small business [Letter]

    Democrats abandon small business [Letter]
    William Smith writes that Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column concerning the Republican Party being the champion of small business is a fantasy and sets forth his own storyline that he alleges to have a "ring of truth to it" ("Ehrlich's small business rhetoric...
  • Five Questions for banking industry veteran Scott Wilfong

    Five Questions for banking industry veteran Scott Wilfong
    Banking industry veteran and native Baltimorean Scott Wilfong got involved with the Living Classrooms Foundation to help improve lives in some of East Baltimore's neediest neighborhoods, including Perkins Homes, the Fayette Street corridor and McElderry...
  • State candidates talk jobs at Columbia forum

    In this unusually eventful Howard County election season, the crowded field of state candidates was enough Saturday to fill three long tables with contenders for the county’s 12 seats in the State House. That’s not even taking into account...
  • Plans for business health exchange change direction

    Plans for business health exchange change direction
    The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers. The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...