Faced with a budget from Gov. Larry Hogan that presents few tempting targets, General Assembly Democrats are weighing how to assert their influence over which programs are guaranteed future funding and who receives tax breaks.
A commission established by Democratic leaders in the Maryland General Assembly is recommending significant changes to the state's tax structure, including cuts to the corporate income tax and other levies affecting companies.
Low-skilled workers in Baltimore are missing growing opportunities for science, technology, engineering and math careers because of limited employment access and training for the types of STEM jobs requiring an associate degree level of education or less.
Lowering taxes for business is likely to be a focus of Annapolis lawmakers in the new year, as Gov. Larry Hogan seeks to deliver on promises made during the election and Democrats look to burnish their credentials with business. While momentum is gathering for reform, just what shape that tax relief may take — and how far it will go — remains unclear.
As we move toward war against the Islamic State, we must be vigilant -- to fairly allocate the burdens of who's called on to fight the war, to protect civil liberties, to protect innocent civilians abroad, to avoid hate and bigotry, and to fairly distribute the cost of paying for war.
As the nation heads toward another pricey presidential election, many of its largest companies are providing shareholders with more information about their corporate political donations, a report released Thursday has found.
Lockheed Martin is eliminating about 500 jobs from its Information Systems & Global Solutions segment, as the defense contractor adjusts to changing government priorities and tries to sharpen its competitiveness.
In the same breath as they're slamming McDonald's, the Iranians are telling us exactly what they want from the West: ultra-high-tech manufacturing. That's precisely why it should be used as the ultimate enticement in developing closer relations with new frontier markets like Iran, not to be given away without something substantial in return.
The Baltimore region is justifiably proud of strong companies in cutting edge fields like cybersecurity and biotech, with a workforce powered by our world-class universities and colleges. High-tech, higher education-driven industries are our future, but we also must double down on the training and transportation connections needed to create and fill what are called "middle-skill" jobs.
Declaring that Maryland can no longer depend on the federal government for job growth, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman R. Augustine presented Thursday a list of steps Maryland can take to improve its ability to compete for business.
Howard Community College is one of 14 Maryland community colleges that have partnered to receive nearly $15 million in federal grant funding to create cyber technology training programs, according to a release from the college.
When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyber attack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton – and a two-year old startup in Federal Hill – to shore up defenses.
Two weeks after the Social Security Administration received a report criticizing management for a dysfunctional, $300 million computer system agency officials provided only a cursory summary of the findings at an official meeting of a committee overseeing the project, documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun show.
The Social Security Administration has spent nearly $300 million to develop a computer system to speed processing of disability claims, but the system still isn't working after six years, according to a newly released report.
The number of women on corporate boards in Maryland increased last year, and for the first time, all businesses that joined the state's publicly traded companies had at least one woman board member, Network 2000 said in a report released Wednesday.