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Despite private sector gains, state unemployment rate up slightly

Government employment losses slowed job growth in Maryland last month and economists expect that trend to continue as Congress sets a new course for federal spending. “Maryland is one of many states where government jobs are shrinking and I expect ...

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Unemployment up to 7% as Maryland’s labor market remains unsettled

Maryland’s labor market continued to flounder in June as the unemployment rate rose to 7 percent and the state posted the worst rate of job growth in the country in the last year. The state lost 300 jobs in June ...

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Jockey club, Penn National deadlock on simulcasting agreement for Rosecroft

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will miss a Friday deadline for reaching an agreement on simulcasting thoroughbred races at Rosecroft Raceway. The two parties had until Friday to hammer out a settlement over how much money ...

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Maryland lost 13,000 jobs in May

Maryland’s economic recovery faltered in May as employers in the state shed 13,000 jobs, a decline only partially offset by government hiring and residents finding work in other states. The private sector led the job losses with a decrease of ...

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Basu: Maryland must do more to stimulate development

CAMBRIDGE — Maryland’s performance in job creation after the recession has been “extremely disappointing” and the state is not doing enough to stimulate economic growth, a leading economist told a group of economic development professionals Monday. “We have not created ...

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Md. unemployment dips to lowest level since 2009

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland employers shed 7,100 jobs in January, but the state’s jobless rate fell to its lowest point in more than a year and a half, according to figures released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state’s ...

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Maryland unemployment rate in Nov. stays at 7.4%

Maryland added 2,100 jobs in November, the sixth straight month of gains but not enough to bring the state’s unemployment rate down from 7.4 percent. Maryland has now generated approximately 39,000 net jobs since January, state officials said. That’s the ...

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