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U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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  • O'Malley kicks off 'Better Choices' tour

    O'Malley kicks off 'Better Choices' tour
    Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday kicked off an autumn-long series of appearances intended to highlight his record over the past seven years and to set the stage for the final year of his administration. O'Malley has scheduled five "policy forums"...
  • O'Malley touts state economy in address on middle class

    O'Malley touts state economy in address on middle class
    WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley used an address at the Center for American Progress on Thursday to argue that Maryland has become a national model for growing the middle class and suggested that most states led by Republican governors "only made things...
  • Making it new in Maryland

    Making it new in Maryland
    Would it surprise you to learn that Fast Company magazine just ranked Maryland the third-most innovative state in the nation? Or that Maryland took the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's No. 1 spot for both innovation and entrepreneurship? It's a fact: In our...
  • IRS correct to target questionable groups

    IRS correct to target questionable groups
    Sorry, Baltimore Sun, but for once I cannot agree with your position on the Internal Revenue Service enforcing the law on outfits that have been breaking the law for years ("Taxing the tea party," May 14). Tea party groups, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,...
  • Replace the sequester before it's too late

    Replace the sequester before it's too late
    Over the past six years, Maryland has taken a balanced approach when it comes to fiscal policy — making responsible cuts to spending while prioritizing investments in jobs, opportunity, and a stronger middle class. Because of this balanced approach,...
  • Will Wall Street prevail?

    Will Wall Street prevail?
    Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
  • O'Malley hails September jobs numbers

    For a politician crow is something you'd rather do than eat. For Gov. Martin O'Malley, that less-than-delectable bird is off the menu for now. September's jobs report, released Friday, brought the best numbers the state has seen in a long time. The U.S....
  • Mitt Romney's question-mark economy

    Mitt Romney's question-mark economy
    We're closing in on Election Day, but the questions about what Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would do if elected are only growing larger. Rarely before in American history has a presidential ticket campaigned on such a blank slate. Yet, paradoxically, not...
  • 5 questions…

    5 questions…
    Joe Mechlinski, CEO and co-founder of Canton-based management consulting firm entreQuest, has worked with more than 400 businesses since starting the company 12 years ago. Last month, he released his first book, "Grow Regardless: Of Your Business' Size,...
  • Obama picks Perez to lead U.S. Labor Department

    Obama picks Perez to lead U.S. Labor Department
    Senate Republicans criticized the nomination Monday of former state labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, signaling the longtime civil rights lawyer will face a contentious confirmation over his approach to the law and...
  • Md. business climate must be improved, speakers say

    Md. business climate must be improved, speakers say
    Nearly 400 people packed a conference room Thursday to hear conservative leaders argue that Maryland is in critical need of a better business climate as big federal spending cuts loom. Change Maryland, a group started by a businessman who contemplated...
  • Veterans seek jobs at Towson event

    Veterans seek jobs at Towson event
    To work for Fireworks Extravaganza, a job applicant needs a clean record and the ability to pass a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives background check. That's one reason Wells Berni, a local representative of the New Jersey-based...