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Tag Archives: Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation

Former DLLR secretary Perez to be nominated to top Labor slot

Thomas Perez

WASHINGTON — Seeking to fill yet another second-term Cabinet vacancy, President Barack Obama is set to nominate Thomas Perez, an assistant attorney general, to be the next secretary of labor, the White House says. If confirmed by the Senate, Perez, ...

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General Assembly approves targeted job training program

Certain industries in Maryland in need of workers will be able to compete for $2.5 million in job training grants following Tuesday’s General Assembly approval of the Employment Advancement Right Now program.

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$37.3B budget favors fracking study, biotech and cyber-security firms

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s roughly $37 billion budget proposal to the General Assembly includes an increase in the money allocated for some business-friendly tax credits, $1.5 million to pay for studies into the safety of hydraulic fracturing and puts the state “on the verge” of closing what was once a $1.7 billion structural deficit.

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