Gov. Martin O'Malley has asked a key lender to R.G. Steel to reconsider its decision to freeze some company funds, saying the move has contributed to the firm's decision to lay off workers at its Sparrows Point mill.
When NovaSom Inc. was looking to produce its diagnostic kits for measuring sleep apnea, the Glen Burnie-based company didn't look to factories in Asia or Mexico. Instead, it found a manufacturer right off the Beltway in Woodlawn.