| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Tax credits for the film and cybersecurity industries could expand as part of the legislative session that starts Wednesday.
Gov. Martin O'Malley is interested in adding money to the programs, said aides, who declined to provide details. The governor...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:34 PM
One-party rule breeds cronyism. While Maryland's one-party Democratic rulers, like Gov. Martin O'Malley, fancy themselves progressive angels above such things, the fact is, Maryland has devolved into an oligarchy.
Exhibit A: KO Public Affairs, the...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Now that MGM Resorts International won the state license to build a casino in Prince George's County, officials say they have no doubt it will become a world-class destination — and a revenue-generating powerhouse for the state.
"I believe this...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:48 PM
A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's County, according to consultants who presented data to state gambling officials in Annapolis on Friday.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The Baltimore Development Corp. will pay a Texas-based consultant up to $167,500 to develop a strategy for the city to improve its economic and business climate, the mayor's office announced Tuesday.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the effort is...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The three players bidding to build a new casino in Prince George's County have shown their hands, and the state will pick a winner by the end of December.
The stakes are high as the state prepares to hold a series of meetings beginning this week and...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future depends on continued infrastructure investment, beyond the $4.4 billion already scheduled for highway and mass transit systems in the next six years.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:12 AM
City leaders unveiled an ambitious long-term plan for the Inner Harbor Wednesday designed to restore pizazz to a vital area that's beginning to show its age.
The "Inner Harbor 2.0" plan calls for constructing a pedestrian bridge to connect Harbor East...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:09 PM
When the Greater Baltimore Committee asked a roundtable of CEOs for ideas on how to improve Maryland's business climate, many of the answers were unsurprising — lower taxes, a more predictable regulatory system and the like. But at least one of them...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:34 PM
As the city's manufacturing base and population shrank, the Greater Baltimore Committee decided it needed to train leaders to replace the ones the region was losing — people energized to help with increasingly complex local problems.
That was 30...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Playing the last hand of the week in a round of bidding for the rights to build a casino in Prince George's County, MGM Resorts said Friday that the merits of its $925 million resort next to the Capital Beltway trump the others.
Its ace in the hole is...