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Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development

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  • New economic development chief named for Md.

    New economic development chief named for Md.
    Maryland's second-in-command on economic development matters will step into the top job in January when the current secretary leaves for the private sector, state officials announced Wednesday. Dominick Murray, who joined the Maryland Department of...
  • Maryland's state parks help drive local economies

    Maryland's state parks help drive local economies
    The new green at Maryland's state parks is cash, and lots of it. This has been a banner year for the 66 parks, which logged nearly 11 million visitors by early December, 1.1 million more than at the same point last year. Long the destination of day...
  • Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help

    Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help
    The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained more urgency last week as the final hopes of the steel mill reopening were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches...
  • 'House of Cards' economic impact put at $140 million for Maryland

     'House of Cards' economic impact put at $140 million for Maryland
    Gov. Martin O'Malley Monday announced something that had been widely known in Baltimore at least for the last two weeks: That the Netflix series "House of Cards" was back in town to film its second season. The White House Correspondents Dinner in...
  • Five questions ... for Bill Burwell

    Five questions ... for Bill Burwell
    Bill Burwell wants to see more Maryland firms competing globally. "We want to enable Maryland firms to win in overseas markets," said Burwell, director of the U.S. Commercial Service in Baltimore, the Commerce Department's trade promotion arm and part of...
  • Finalists named in Maryland's startup contest

    Maryland's competition for startup companies — with three grand prizes of $100,000 each — was narrowed to nine finalists Monday. The companies, based largely in Baltimore and Montgomery County, were part of an original field of nearly 260...
  • Owings Mills: Library nears completion

    Owings Mills has reason to celebrate as the new library is nearing completion at the Metro Center. Tentatively slated to open in the spring of 2013, this will be the largest branch in Baltimore County. A joint use facility, the library shares space with...
  • O'Malley postpones Middle East trip

    O'Malley postpones Middle East trip
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has postponed his planned post-Thanksgiving economic development trip to the Middle East, saying he does not want to create a distraction during the conflict between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The governor's office...
  • Mayor launching micro-loan program for Baltimore small businesses

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is launching a micro-loan fund for small businesses in Baltimore, to help them hire and stabilize their businesses. The effort, called BaltimoreMICRO, will enable small businesses with under $1 million in annual revenue...
  • Change Maryland argues for change at state's economic development agency

    Change Maryland argues for change at state's economic development agency
    A group formed by a Maryland businessman argued in a report released Monday that the state's Department of Business and Economic Development is a political marketing organization rather than the job-creation agency it should be. The department needs to...
  • Protenergy to add up to 100 jobs on Eastern Shore by April, state says

    Protenergy to add up to 100 jobs on Eastern Shore by April, state says
    Protenergy Natural Foods Corp. expects to add as many as 100 workers to its Eastern Shore operations by next spring, the state announced Tuesday. The Canadian food processing company, which currently employs 53 in Cambridge, is ramping up faster than...
  • Catonsville's designation as sustainable community gets boost from Council

    Catonsville's bid to qualify for special state funding as a "Maryland Sustainable Community" received a boost last week as the Baltimore County Council passed a resolution Nov. 19 to support the designation. Catonsville is one of four Baltimore County...