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The sun is shining, flowers are blooming and across Maryland, farmers markets are reopening for the spring and summer selling seasons. This is welcome news for lovers of fresh produce, but it’s also a boon to local economies.  Maryland farmers who sold edible crops directly to consumers generated $28.03 million

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Job Creation

Governor Larry Hogan has signed legislation marking March 30 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, in recognition of military members who served in the Vietnam conflict in the 1960s and ’70s. Despite facing great challenges on the battlefield, many veterans return home to find a new struggle for well-paying jobs and financial security. The Maryland

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Industry News

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Maryland added 6,100 total jobs in February across several industry sectors, MDBIZ News reports. What better way to celebrate Maryland Day than with growing business centers? Governor Larry Hogan spent time at the Cove Point groundbreaking and MGM’s National Harbor Resort project. Learn

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Maryland Economy

Maryland added a total of 6,100 jobs in February, the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation announced Friday, including 3,100 in the private sector and 3,000 in the public sector. Jobs were added across several industry sectors. Maryland Employment Growth, February 2015 Industry Sector Added Jobs Professional and Business Services 3,000

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Maryland EconomyUncategorized

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes: Astrum Solar, a leading residential solar power provider, is expanding its headquarters and tripling its footprint in Howard County, with plans to add 240 new jobs, MDBIZ News reports. A growing number of Baltimore startups have earned venture capital funding

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International

When it comes to bringing your goods and services to the international marketplace, consider Maryland your gateway. State exports reached a record high of $12.2 billion in 2014, up from $11.8 billion in 2013, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced Thursday. How did Maryland do it? Much of that answer

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Maryland EconomyUncategorized

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is continuing its partnership with the federal government to assist small businesses. The U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) has awarded $7.6 million to the State, the second of three planned allotments since 2011, DBED officials announced Wednesday. “Maryland is committed to supporting the

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Maryland Economy

By this summer, Maryland will be home to Southwest Airlines‘ second largest operation in the United States, according to Southwest CEO Gary Kelly, who spoke at a recent BWI Business Partnership breakfast. At its peak, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will host 224 daily departures of Southwest flights. These will include new international service

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Maryland Economy

Catch up on the latest Maryland business news. Maryland business successes:  With help from a $42,000 loan through the State’s Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program, Texas 202 Barbeque of Maryland plans to open in Prince George’s County. Maryland’s WeddingWire, the leading tech organization for the North American wedding and event

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InvestMaryland

This spring, the InvestMaryland Challenge will award four $100,000 grand prizes to innovative young companies with the potential to flourish in Maryland. Now in its third year, this national seed and early-stage business competition, hosted by the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, has accepted hundreds of applications since fall 2014.

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