| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....
| May 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The state's primary election is less than two weeks away, and my mailbox is jammed with campaign mailers. They began trickling in last week and now I'm getting several each day, often from a single candidate.
They are all the same style: lots of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Many Chicago shoppers would have to change the way they tote groceries, clothing and other items from store to home under a plan to ban the plastic bags that have become a ubiquitous feature of modern life.
The idea is to dramatically lower the number...
| May 26, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Frederick voters may notice a theme to their primary ballots next month: Young for state senator. Young for county executive. Young for county school board. Young for state delegate.
Politics, after all, is the Young family business.
"I was driving...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Americans have a dim view of big business, saying in a new poll that large U.S. corporations are much better at creating good jobs in foreign countries than at home.
Results of a Gallup survey released Tuesday showed respondents have more confidence...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The state has scrapped plans to build a new online health exchange for small businesses and will instead build on a system it already has in place for employers.
The board that makes decisions on how the exchange will operate voted on the change in...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 4:54 PM
TCP Capital Corp. is a specialty finance company that invests in mid-size businesses with strong positions in their fields.
"We provide creative and flexible financing solutions for companies that don't have easy access to the capital markets or to...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Who: Chuck Black, chief executive officer, Image360 — Fort Lauderdale, received the "Small Business Person of the Year 2014," award by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce in recognition of leadership and management skills in operating...
| Jun 15, 2014
A century ago civic architect Daniel Burnham mapped a physical future for this city. He had intended to design social remedies as well but didn't deliver. Today, with education failures, joblessness, crime and other intertwined challenges confronting...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:29 PM
A scheme that targeted small-business owners in Costa Mesa last summer has resurfaced, authorities said.
According to a warning from police, scammers are posing as Southern California Edison representatives and threatening to shut off electricity if...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I believe that Jon Weinstein will provide the best leadership for Howard County Council District 1. First, Jon is fully committed to supporting the Howard County school system and the excellent police and fire departments. His commitment is clearly...