| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Roughly half of Maryland employers will see their unemployment insurance tax drop by about 70 percent next year, the result of the state's rebound from the recession, the governor said Wednesday.
After an annual evaluation of the unemployment benefit...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:00 AM
At 36, Jason Easley has made a living waiting tables, tending bar and laboring on construction jobs. He feels he's qualified to do other things, but he can rarely get an interview — a problem he blames on drug and assault convictions.
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The head of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce will retire this summer after nearly 15 years at the helm, the business group said Monday.
Kathleen T. Snyder, president and CEO of the chamber since October 1999, plans to step down June 30. She came to...
| Jan 19, 2014
When Kathleen T. Snyder retires from the Maryland Chamber of Commerce in June, it will be a decided shift after years of running — and turning around — business organizations.
She's headed the chamber since 1999, taking on budget deficits...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Sensing an election-year push to cut taxes in Maryland, advocates of environmental, health and social service programs are plotting to ensure that that doesn't happen.
The call by some politicians to repeal a stormwater fee, cut the corporate tax rate...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:27 PM
With momentum building for higher hourly pay in Maryland, Rep. John Delaney, a co-sponsor of a federal minimum wage bill and a former CEO, urged Baltimore-area business leaders Thursday to have a voice in a measure he said is long overdue.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The Maryland Chamber of Commerce said Tuesday that it has picked the head of a chamber in Western Maryland to succeed its retiring CEO.
Brien Poffenberger, CEO of the Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce for the past decade, will step into...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 12:52 PM
E. Brent Snodgrass, who had been Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s regional director of public and political affairs and later established a Florida public relations firm, died April 1 of complications from dementia at his Tampa home. He was 85.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Maryland's employment base shrank by nearly 10,000 jobs in January and grew at a much weaker pace last year than originally estimated, the federal government said Monday.
The state had about 23,000 more jobs in December than a year earlier, down from the...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Baltimore's City Council voted unanimously Monday to ban employers from asking about an applicant's criminal record until after a job interview — a sweeping requirement that supporters say will make it easier for ex-convicts to get jobs.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, a leading candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, sharply criticized one of his rivals Wednesday for supporting a proposal to cut Maryland's corporate income tax.
The Brown campaign released a statement saying...