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Governor Larry Hogan with the Baltimore Orioles
Business Pulse

On Monday, the O’s season got off to a strong start with a win driven by strong pitching, clutch hitting and contributions from the top of the lineup to the bottom. Baseball is a team sport. So is economic development. No one person, company or government agency can do it alone.

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Mike Gill
Business Pulsee-Newsletters

November 18, 2015 This week, I am heading down to Salisbury to address business leaders and economic development professionals at the Lower Eastern Shore Rural Economic Development Session, hosted by the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA). The two-day forum will focus on the importance of stimulating Maryland’s economy, particularly the

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Secretary Mike Gill
Business Pulsee-Newsletters

November 4, 2015 Welcome to the Business Pulse! We are about a month into our transition to the new Maryland Department of Commerce and we have hit the ground running. We’ve been busy adding a number of team members in key customer-facing positions, including one dedicated to building partnerships and

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Secretary Mike Gill
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October 2015 Business Pulse: We are Commerce Mike Gill is Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce. “We are Commerce.” You’re going to see those three simple words from us a lot in the coming weeks. We are Commerce. We are marking our transition to the Department of Commerce from the

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Cyber Pulsee-NewslettersEventsIT and Cybersecurity

October 2015 Cyber Pulse: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month LaToya Staten is the Program Manager for Cyber Development within the Maryland Department of Commerce. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Maryland will again play host to the CyberMaryland Conference, being held October 28-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. The 2015 conference builds on

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Secretary Mike Gill
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August 2015 Business Pulse: Be heard on regulatory reform Mike Gill is Secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Governor Hogan appointed me to this job almost nine months ago. I’ve seen a lot, learned a lot, and met a ton of great people from Ocean City

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Annapolis
e-NewslettersMaryland Living

August 2015 Marketing Pulse: A newcomer getting to know Maryland Allison Skipper is the Managing Director for Marketing & Communications at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. As one of DBED’s newest faces, I’ve started making the rounds and getting to know the talented people within our agency,

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Economic PulseJob CreationMaryland Economy

August 2015 Economic Pulse: Maryland employers add 9,200 jobs in July Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Job growth in Maryland increased in July as employers added 9,200 jobs, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth more

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e-NewslettersMaryland LivingTourism

July 2015 Tourism Pulse: Buy local for an authentic Maryland experience Liz Fitzsimmons is the Executive Director for the Maryland Office of Tourism Development. With farmers markets and festivals galore featuring local products, July offers up multiple opportunities for summertime visitors and residents alike to support local businesses and get a

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Business PulseInnovation & TechWorkforce

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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