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White House Warns Obama Could Go Around Congress To Close Economic Gap

President Barack Obama will work with Congress where he can and circumvent lawmakers where he must, his top advisers warned Sunday in previewing Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.


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Medicaid Expansion Could Save Maryland $2B

A recent report has found, Maryland’s decision to expand its Medicaid program could save the state more than $2 billion.


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Md. Rural Counties Group Plans Economic Summit

A coalition of rural counties is planning an economic summit next month in Annapolis to get the word out about the importance of rural communities to Maryland’s economy.


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Obama To Visit Baltimore To Tout Economic Plans

President Barack Obama will visit Baltimore as part of a series of quick trips around the country to emphasize his economic proposals.



Senate Panel Confirms Murray As DBED Secretary

The new secretary of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development has been confirmed by the Senate Executive Nominations Committee.


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Hagerstown Hires Official To Promote Downtown

Hagerstown has hired a new downtown manager to help promote the city’s central business district.


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Md. Economic Development Secretary Resigns

Christian Johansson is resigning as Maryland’s secretary of Business and Economic Development.


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Economic Impact Of Second Annual Grand Prix Of Baltimore Revealed

The numbers are in, and Race On claims success. The Grand Prix of Baltimore drew tens of thousands of spectators and millions of dollars.


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Rawlings-Blake To Attend State Of The Union

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is planning to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.



O’Malley Touts Economic Development Trip To Asia

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says an economic development trip to Asia next month will include 68 business leaders, educators and elected officials.


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St. John’s Stays True To Liberal Arts Focus

The economic downturn has not been kind to liberal arts schools. Middle-income families with depleted portfolios are fleeing to public colleges. To some, the very term “liberal arts” now symbolizes impractical indulgence. Tuition is at an all-time high. So, too, are tuition discounts. The vicious cycle is driving colleges into debt.



O’Malley To Discuss Economic Development In Speech

Gov. Martin O’Malley will be discussing economic development and transportation priorities in a speech to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.