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  • Maryland added 8,000 jobs in February

    Maryland's employers added 8,000 jobs in February, the latest sign of the state's economic recovery, labor officials said Friday. It's the sixth month in a row of jobs gains. The state's jobless rate remained unchanged at 6.5 percent from a month...
  • Lawmakers approve withholding fix for contractors

    Government contractors applauded congressional action Wednesday to repeal a federal law that would have postponed millions of dollars in payments to Maryland companies, potentially wounding the region's fragile economy. In a rare display of...
  • At cross purposes? Two city offices worked on phone plans

    As the Baltimore comptroller's office was seeking bids for a multimillion-dollar upgrade of the city government's telephone system last year, the mayor's technology office was buying about $500,000 worth of equipment that could be used for the same kind...
  • Baltimore spending board votes down phone system contract

    Baltimore spending board votes down phone system contract
    Baltimore's Board of Estimates rejected Wednesday a $7.4 million contract with IBM for a new phone system that has been at the center of a City Hall turf war — a dispute that city officials said they would have to resolve before they could move...
  • Labor Department: Maryland added 25,000 jobs in 2011

    Labor Department: Maryland added 25,000 jobs in 2011
    Maryland employers added nearly 25,000 jobs last year, according to new estimates — the best performance since 2006, but one that still leaves the state with more than 80,000 jobs to make up, given the recession's losses. At this rate of employment...
  • Building contracts awarded for statewide broadband network

    A group of local governments in Central Maryland awarded contracts this week to four companies that will help build a high-speed broadband Internet system in the state to improve communications among public agencies, as well as upgrade...
  • Hatching hope for farmers : the new pecking order

    AS HE TRUDGED through the mud of poultry grower Arthur Holley's Parsonsburg farm last week, Rep. Wayne T. Gil-chrest symbolically crossed into new territory. He and several other members of Congress had journeyed from Washington to take a closer look at...
  • Des Plaines approves 911 dispatch with Wheeling

    Des Plaines approves 911 dispatch with Wheeling
    If you're a Des Plaines resident and you happen to dial 911 next year, the call won't be answered by the Des Plaines Emergency Communication Center located in the city's civic center building. The call will instead be picked up in a 911 dispatch...
  • 4 tips on landing a government contract

    One of J. Bruce Camino's first assignments as a government contractor was to design a dog kennel for the Marine Corps center at Twentynine Palms, Calif., a minor project that ended up laying the foundation for the young architect's future company. A good...
  • Sikorsky Wins Contract To Build New Presidential Helicopters

    Sikorsky Wins Contract To Build New Presidential Helicopters
    Sikorsky helicopters will get to keep their parking spots on the South Lawn of the White House. The company Wednesday afternoon won a multibillion-dollar Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One transportation helicopters,...
  • Public input sought on potential rules for Orland pet shops

    Public input sought on potential rules for Orland pet shops
    Orland Park's Public Safety Committee is seeking residents' input on whether the village should regulate pet shops that sell dogs from large-scale commercial breeders, which critics call "puppy mills." In a statement from the village, Trustee Pat Gira...
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