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  • Fast-growing local manufacturer? Yes, it is possible

    Fast-growing local manufacturer? Yes, it is possible
    Drew Greenblatt's company has grown every year for the past six years — something many other firms, buffeted by the sharp recession, can't claim. What makes that all the more notable: It's a manufacturer. In Baltimore. With 35 employees, up from...
  • Let businesses point the way to peace

    Palestinians want a prosperous nation. Israel wants a permanent peace ("Israelis debate ground invasion," Nov. 20). Non-government sponsored businesses make profit from peace and free trade, regardless of the ideology of their owners. The owners will...
  • 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...
  • How Republicans raided the welfare state and left it flat broke

    How Republicans raided the welfare state and left it flat broke
    I would like to add some points to former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich's column "How the welfare state has grown" (April 7). Mr. Ehrlich fails to mention the fact that every president since Lyndon Johnson, beginning in 1964, has raided the Social Security...
  • Obama administration wants assistance package for workers before moving trade deals

    Reporting from Washington -- President Obama won't send three pending free trade agreements to Congress for consideration until lawmakers agree to expand a federal assistance program for American workers affected by the trade deals, administration...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • Washington's week ahead

     
    As President Barack Obama brings his jobs pitch to a Pittsburgh labor union Tuesday, the U.S. Senate is expected to move ahead that same evening on a slightly altered version of his jobs package. Senate Democrats changed the pay for......
  • Florida Dems split on Colombia trade pact vote

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida members were divided – and for once not entirely along party lines – when the U.S. House approved the U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement on Wednesday. Two Florida Democrats...
  • Scott’s new 7-step plan for jobs, slightly different from the last one

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott unveiled a new 7-step plan for creating jobs at a steel business in Longwood Wednesday, and many of the proposals have been trickling out of his office for weeks. The highlights include plans to shape up troubled...
  • So who’s afraid of trade?

     
    In their futile attempt to block approval of the long-delayed free trade agreements that finally passed Congress on Wednesday, opponents trotted out the well-worn claims about how international commerce is destroying the American economy and middle class....
  • Casey won't support free trade deals

     
    Democrat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, who has long warned of free trade’s adverse impact on manufacturing jobs, said Wednesday he'd vote against three free trade deals supported by the White House. The trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia....