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Tag Archives: Greater Washington Board of Trade

Task force to encourage cyber sector growth in Baltimore-D.C. corridor

Three Baltimore-area economic development groups have created a joint task force to encourage growth of the cyber industry in Maryland.

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Business leaders make case for transportation funding

It is critical that the General Assembly rally around legislation developed by the governor and presiding officers that is expected to raise $800 million a year for transportation projects, business leaders said Friday.

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Business leaders don’t see $800M for transportation

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland business leaders predicted Thursday that the General Assembly will not raise the $800 million for transportation projects that a commission called for last fall. Prominent business representatives have been among the most ardent and outspoken supporters of ...

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More on the Maryland transportation funding puzzle

Sen. Ed Kasemeyer, the chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation Committee, had a frank assessment Wednesday of the General Assembly’s record on the gasoline tax. “We just didn’t do our job,” he said. The excise tax on gasoline has ...

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Dinegar talks Maryland, Virginia competition

Jim Dinegar, the president and CEO of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, has a unique point of view on the Maryland vs. Virginia economic development battle because his constituency hails from Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland and the city in ...

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Virginia outspends Maryland in race to grow business

ANNAPOLIS — Cross-Potomac rivals Maryland and Virginia have markedly different backgrounds when it comes to nurturing their homegrown businesses and wooing those in other states. Virginia, about four times the size of Maryland and with about 40 percent more residents, ...

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