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No relief in Maryland unemployment insurance rates next year

Unemployment insurance tax rates will remain at the highest possible level in 2012, leaving Maryland businesses with bills between $187 and $1,147.50 per employee, according to the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Rates have lingered at that extreme since ...

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Top 5: ‘It’s bad news for Maryland’

Following Tuesday’s primary, Baltimore is on its way to sending Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to a second term as mayor, and the announcement of Bank of America’s 30,000 layoffs will surely be felt in Maryland. Those stories and more in this week’s ...

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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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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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