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Maryland trolling for trade in Asia

Maryland’s overseas economic development efforts stretch beyond occasional gubernatorial visits with dozens of business leaders in tow. The Department of Business and Economic Development runs 11 foreign trade offices in 10 countries, including one each in China and South Korea, ...

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Newsmakers: Business and Economic Development Secretary Christian Johansson

Maryland's Secretary of Business and Economic Development Christian Johansson speaks with Daily Record reporters and editors about Maryland's economy, unemployment, tourism and other issues affecting the state.

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Johansson: Economy is turning around — just not fast enough

While poised to lead the economic rebound, Maryland has holes in its game it must shore up if the state is to retain its front-running role in a global economy driven by high-tech innovation, the state’s top economic development official ...

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Some state permitting to be streamlined for businesses

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley will announce Friday plans to allow businesses to apply for and monitor review of the litany of permits and licenses required in Maryland, and streamline some application processes that have grown increasingly byzantine. “Small businesses, ...

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On tap for Tuesday, Feb. 2

Gov. Martin O’Malley will give his State of the State address at noon today before both houses of the Maryland General Assembly and other assorted state government poobahs. If this speech follows O’Malley’s recent public remarks — and those made ...

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Senators question DBED over loan fund

Tucked into the raft of economic development and job creation initiatives on the table this year in Annapolis is a relatively innocuous looking bill that would shake up a small business loan program run by the Department of Business and ...

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