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DLLR, September is Workforce Development Month

Guest feature: Summar Goodman is the Deputy Director of Communications for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation. Follow DLLR on Facebook and Twitter. The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) is using this month as an opportunity to highlight many of the quality employment and job training

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Frederick Maryland: Work Where There's Room
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Guest feature: Michelle Kershner is the Business Development Specialist for the City of Frederick. Late last month, the City of Frederick’s Department of Economic Development released a new three minute video, “Work Where There’s Room to Play,” to showcase the benefits of working in Frederick, Maryland. From thriving Downtown Frederick to outdoor

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Inc 5000
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August 2015 Entrepreneur Pulse: 2015 Fastest Growing Companies in Maryland according to Inc. 5000 Diana Chen is a Business Research Analyst at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. The 2015 Inc. magazine 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country includes 106 firms in Maryland. And five Maryland

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Port Of Baltimore Welcomes Back Maersk Group To The Port
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Guest feature: Matthew Scales is the Public Affairs Officer for the Maryland Port Administration. The Port of Baltimore, a port over 300-years old, recently welcomed Maersk Line to its growing container business. Maersk Line, the number one container shipping company in the world, has a leading 15 percent market share

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Talbot Commerce Park
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The Town of Easton has received a $1 million conditional grant through the State to upgrade the Talbot Commerce Park (TCP). The project will extend public sewer and water service and complete access road improvements to TCP’s 111 acres of land intended for warehousing, distribution, automotive services and offices. The

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June 2015 Business Pulse: Eastern Shore opens first business incubator Ben Wu is Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Earlier this month, I had the chance to join with local leaders and business partners in Cambridge on a very exciting day for the Eastern Shore, and

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July 2015 Manufacturing Pulse: Training the workers of tomorrow Carl Livesay is the Manufacturing Director at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Maryland’s growing advanced manufacturing base got a shot of booster fuel this summer and beyond from an exciting new program in Northwest Baltimore. Advanced manufacturing is a

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  A new study shows Maryland’s military facilities have a major impact on the state’s economy. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) recently tasked the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) of Towson University with determining the economic impact of the state’s military installations. The results were announced

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Economic Pulse
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May 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s business activity  Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. On April 30, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond released its monthly “Maryland Survey of Business Activity” showing solid activity and improved business conditions and expectations in

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Considered one of the key economic generators of the State, it’s no surprise the Port of Baltimore is breaking records year after year. A record 9.7 million tons of cargo came through Baltimore’s public marine terminals last year. Nearly 800,000 automobiles were handled by the public and private terminals—the highest

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