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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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June 2015 Economic Pulse: Maryland employment surges in May Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Following April’s largest monthly job gain in five years, Maryland employers added an additional 13,500 jobs (seasonally adjusted) during May, ranking the State as fifth in the nation

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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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March 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s exports growth Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. A growing number of exports are fueling Maryland’s economy and creating jobs. In 2014, total annual exports from Maryland increased by 4.2 percent, from $11.8 to $12.2 billion.

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February 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s advanced industries Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.

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BALTIMORE, MD (July 24, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the State, through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), has approved the designation and renewal of six Enterprise Zones around Maryland, enabling the jurisdictions to provide businesses located within the zones with income tax and

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Baltimore, MD (June 27, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that the State, through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), has approved a $150,000 grant to the City of Hagerstown to fund the Hagerstown Revolving Loan Fund (HRLF). Hagerstown is actively pursuing opportunities to attract and

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Baltimore, MD (June 26, 2013) – The BioMaryland Center, a part of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), today announced that early-stage biotechnology companies and individual investors have until Friday, June 28 to submit an application to be considered for the first round of up to $10

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Dozens of intricate objects, from plastic coil springs to plaster trophies, line walls and tables. The small workshop, known as the Object Lab, is housed in Towson University’s Center for the Arts. It hums with the sound of multiple 3D printers and laser cutters, and the bustling students and interns

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Manufacturing may conjure up images of massive warehouses and assembly lines, but a small workshop at the Community College of Baltimore County Catonsville demonstrates a simpler approach. A laser cutter, a 3D printer, a router and various other tools line the walls of the Fab Lab Baltimore, a joint effort of CCBC and

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