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Johansson: ‘The economy is getting better’

If you’re still living in financial fear, you may have appreciated the pep talk given by the secretary of the state’s Department of Business and Economic Development on Tuesday morning. “Take a deep breath,” Christian S. Johansson said. “The economy ...

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Another year of Maryland’s Newsmakers

In its second full year, The Daily Record's ongoing series "Maryland Newsmakers" brought in some of the state's most interesting and influential figures. From First Mariner's Ed Hale, to Sen. Ben Cardin, to Freeman Hrabowski, Newsmakers told reporters and editors about their careers, businesses and plans for the future.

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DBED delegation larger on Maryland trade mission to India

The Department of Business and Economic Development will foot the bill for at least a dozen state employees on the governor’s upcoming trade mission to India. DBED covered expenses for five when Gov. Martin O’Malley made a trade mission to ...

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O’Malley to bring more than 100 on trade mission to India

Gov. Martin O’Malley will embark on a trade mission to India, the first by a sitting Maryland governor, at the end of November with a delegation of more than 100 educators, business executives and elected officials, his office announced Tuesday. ...

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O’Malley planning November trade mission to India

Gov. Martin O’Malley will lead a six-day trade mission to India in late November, his second overseas economic development excursion this year. The delegation of state officials, educators and business executives from Maryland companies will travel to Mumbai, New Delhi ...

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Editorial: Fast Track offers hope

The O’Malley administration took a much-needed step last week when the governor unveiled a streamlined state approval process for development projects that will generate large numbers of jobs. But a lack of specifics accompanying the announcement left unanswered questions about ...

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Maryland to unveil streamlined approval process

Maryland will unveil a streamlined approval process for developers and businesses pursuing large, job-creating projects on Thursday. Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to sign an executive order in Halethorpe to create “Fast Track,” building on steps his administration has taken ...

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Md. GOP wants full accounting of O’Malley trade mission

As Gov. Martin O'Malley's prepares to travel back to Maryland after 10 days spent drumming up business for the state in Asia, Republican lawmakers are asking for total price tag on the trade mission. "As we are sure you will both agree, in this austere fiscal climate, we must be good stewards of the taxpayer dollar," GOP leaders wrote to Gov. Martin O'Malley and Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson. The letter was signed by House Minority Leader Anthony J. O'Donnell, R-Calvert and St.Mary's, and the No. 2 Republican in the House, Minority Whip Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, of the Middle Shore.

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O’Malley, South Korean president discuss Md. trade

Gov. Martin O’Malley went off script Wednesday, visiting the South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during his 10-day trade mission to Asia due to wrap up Saturday. O’Malley met Lee at his official residence, Cheong Wa Dae, or the “Blue House”, ...

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