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Frederick Co.’s Boyer is moving forward in tough times

With the objects of its doting less responsive during these days of economic malaise, Frederick County is following in the footsteps of many frustrated suitors — it’s going speed dating. Laurie M. Boyer, the county’s economic development director, will travel ...

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Newsmakers: Frederick Co. Economic Development Director Laurie M. Boyer

Laurie Boyer, Frederick County's economic development director and president of the Maryland Economic Development Association, spoke to The Daily Record's Nick Sohr in an exclusive interview about how the county is faring in the current economic climate and some of her plans to get more businesses to come to Frederick.

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Howard executive Ken Ulman running $72M project to connect Maryland

While the economic malaise lingers, another recession threatens and trillions in federal budget cuts loom, Ken Ulman finds hope in a warehouse in Elkridge. There sit spools of fiber-optic cable destined to link public institutions and build the backbone of ...

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Donald C. Fry: Positioned for success is only a start

Converting Maryland’s ‘capacity’ to thrive into actual growth Any conversation about business climate among Maryland economic development experts and policymakers inevitably gets around to the topic of Virginia, our neighboring state and competitor that ranks higher than Maryland on most ...

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Q&A: Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

1.  The Daily Record has published a number of articles this year about the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East by East Baltimore Development Inc. How would you rate the EBDI development so far in terms of public accountability, financial ...

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Candidates target public subsidies, modular housing on upswing, tidbits and more

One of the targets at a Democratic mayoral forum sponsored by BUILD Thursday night was giving public subsidies to wealthy developers to help in local economic development. You know, like the subsidies given or promised to developers John Paterakis, William ...

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Federal spending fuels Southern Maryland

LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist ...

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State tab for Asia trip: $213K and climbing

The bill for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s trade mission to Asia is at least $213,000 and will rise as other arms of state government tally their receipts. Figures released Friday by the governor’s office show the Department of Business and Economic ...

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