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Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development

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  • Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland

    Arts funding diverted to help keep film industry in Maryland
    Netflix's Capitol Hill drama "House of Cards" may receive millions more in tax credits to continue filming in Maryland, now that the General Assembly has agreed to make more funding available. But the local arts community may not like the politics. To...
  • Will 'House of Cards' fold? [Commentary]

    Will 'House of Cards' fold? [Commentary]
    The debacle regarding film tax credits at the recent legislative session could potentially cause Maryland to lose one of the finest TV programs around today, and all because of misunderstanding of an industry and reliance on failed history. "House of...
  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • Republicans go along with Democrats' crony capitalism

    Republicans go along with Democrats' crony capitalism
    Over the years Red Maryland has chronicled how the Democratic majority in Annapolis has been in the business of picking winner and losers in Maryland’s economy.  Whether it is bestowing lavish subsidies for film production, mandating ratepayers...
  • Eastern Shore encouraged to cash in on Wallops Flight Facility

    Eastern Shore encouraged to cash in on Wallops Flight Facility
    Maryland officials should get more economic bang from the Wallops Flight Facility — just over the line in Virginia — by capitalizing on space tourism and the potential from unmanned aircraft, according to a new study. The report, commissioned...
  • Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion

    Sysco to buy US Foods, former Columbia-based company, for $3.5 billion
    A merger of the top two U.S. food distributors, Sysco and US Foods, could mean cutbacks at facilities in Severn and Jessup that employ hundreds of workers and sit fewer than 10 miles apart as a combined company consolidates operations across the United...
  • Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget

    Cybersecurity, film could receive boost in state budget
    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...
  • Ex-state cabinet member Fielder named Bel Air town administrator

    Ex-state cabinet member Fielder named Bel Air town administrator
    James D. Fielder Jr. was appointed by Bel Air commissioners as the new town administrator during a meeting Monday night. Fielder, who was a cabinet secretary in two state administrations, replaces Chris Schlehr, who retired Dec. 31 after serving the town...
  • Clothier expands in Westminster, to add 75 jobs

    Clothier expands in Westminster, to add 75 jobs
    Clothing firm Tom James Co. has opened a national distribution center in Carroll County and is expanding another operation there, the state said Tuesday. Tom James expects to add 75 jobs in the next five years as a result of both moves, the governor's...
  • Jos. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid

    Jos. Bank rejects Men's Wearhouse bid
    Just as its offer to buy its rival was rejected, Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. spurned a $1.2 billion turn-table acquisition bid by Men's Wearhouse Inc. on Monday, but most observers still believe a merger is inevitable. Responding to Men's Wearhouse's...
  • Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead

    Fuchs Group Baltimore Spice to move to Hampstead
    A global company that manufactures spice concoctions for the food industry is building a new North American headquarters in Hampstead, relocating its operations from Baltimore County. The German-based Fuchs Group, which bought Old Bay creator Baltimore...
  • Red Maryland's fact check of O'Malley's last State of the State

    Red Maryland's fact check of O'Malley's last State of the State
    Yesterday, Governor O’Malley delivered his eighth—and thankfully—final state of the state address of his administration.  And, as usual, his speech was filled with so much that isn’t so.  Now, I’ve done a few O’Malley...