The Maryland Technology Development Corp., or TEDCO, announced on Monday the launch of a program to aid startups by lending them executives or coaching entrepreneurs. The Executive Exchange Program is an initiative designed to cut across all TEDCO funding programs. TEDCO, the state’s entrepreneurial support organization, hopes to reach up to 80 ventures in the […]
Harford County Executive David R. Craig this week vetoed a bill that would have raised the county executive’s salary to $130,000. In 2010 and 2011, Craig turned back his scheduled pay raise to the county, and he has proposed that the executive not receive any raise larger by percentage than that given to Harford County […]
Former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan has filed to run to get his old job back.
Nearly three years in office, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is confident that he has orchestrated a series of new developments that will set the pace for the next generation.
DALLAS — Southwest Airlines Co. announced several changes in its executive ranks, which it called “promotions and realignments.” Executive vice president Jeff Lamb said Monday that the changes would “help support the transformation of our brand in this tough industry.” The airline named Andrew Watterson as vice president of network planning and performance. He had [&helli[...]
Ulman announces launch of the Watershed Protection Partnership Program Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced the launch of the Watershed Protection Partnership Program, which allows not-for-profit organizations and religious institutions to develop and implement plans for greater water quality improvement on their property, while reducing or eliminating the impact of the Watershed Protection[...]
How listening to your employees can help you find the answer.
Atwood “Woody” Collins III, a prominent Baltimore banking executive, will become the next chair of the Baltimore Convention and Tourism Board, effective May 17. Collins succeeds Ed Hale, owner of the Baltimore Blast and Hale Properties LLC, who has chaired the board since its formation in 2006.
Six weeks after a scathing state audit found a lack of controls on the operations of the Board of Liquor License Commissioners in Baltimore, the panel’s executive secretary has resigned.
ANNAPOLIS — Former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold is doing his court-ordered community service at a local food bank. The 70-year-old Leopold, who served 30 days in jail, was ordered to complete 400 hours of community service after he was convicted in January of misconduct in office. According to trial testimony, Leopold forced […]
A few government and politics headlines for Monday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a 27-year prison term given to a former kosher slaughterhouse executive convicted of financial fraud following a huge immigration raid at an Iowa meatpacking plant. Without comment, justices declined to consider an appeal filed by former Agriprocessors Inc. vice president Sholom Rubashkin as […]