| Feb 24, 2013
Maryland's business leaders are increasing efforts to speak with a louder, more unified voice to state officials, seeing in looming federal budget cuts the necessity — or opportunity — to focus more attention on the private sector.
| May 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
When Del. Andrew A. Serafini, R-Washington, introduced a bill during the 2013 session of the Maryland General Assembly seeking to reduce the state’s corporate income tax from 8.25 percent to 4 percent, he suggested that his bill might be a way to...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Did we miss the press release announcing that Peter Franchot had joined the tea party? The comptroller certainly sounded like he'd gone over to the side of anti-government activism Monday when he cast the lone vote against a proposal at the Maryland...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to make a personal, perhaps quixotic pitch Wednesday for what could be the least popular proposal in Annapolis this year: raising the tax on gasoline.
The governor is scheduled to testify before House and Senate...
| Mar 18, 2012
Many long-term unemployed have discovered an ugly truth: You need a job to get one.
Jobless workers across the country have recounted tales of being written off by a prospective employer if they have been out of work for six months or more. And some...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley says he still hopes to convince the legislature to raise money for highway and transit projects — possibly by adding another penny to Maryland's six-percent sales tax and dedicating the extra revenue to transportation.
| Jan 1, 2012
Jan. 4 — Quick tips on résumé design, development and refinement. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. Call 301-393-8255.
Eastern Panhandle Entrepreneurs Forum
Jan. 5 —...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Democratic leaders in Annapolis have compiled a "To Do" list for the next three months that includes raising taxes and changing the definition of marriage. Some also want to close off big chunks of Maryland to development and open even more casinos in the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Jan. 10 — The Division of Rehabilitation Services at the Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac St., Suite 100, Hagerstown. 10 a.m. to noon. Call 301-791-4760.
Learning Lunch Hour
Jan. 10 — Hagerstown-Washington...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:04 PM
State businesses should be prepared for major changes in health benefit policies regardless of the outcome of a U.S. Supreme Court case challenging federal health care reform, a Maryland Chamber of Commerce official warned Wednesday.
“Even if parts...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Moving to the forefront of social media privacy law nationwide, the Maryland General Assembly has passed legislation prohibiting employers in the state from asking current and prospective employees for their user names and passwords to websites such as...