WASHINGTON — The country’s 20 Democratic governors have re-elected Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley as head of their national political organization. The Washington Post reported the step was taken by the Democratic Governors Association on Tuesday at their winter meeting in Los ...Read More »
Former residents and job seekers from East Baltimore hammered at officials of East Baltimore Development Inc. on Wednesday about missed employment opportunities and delayed housing during a packed hearing in the City Council chamber on the controversial $1.8 billion redevelopment ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley said Wednesday he may push for job creation legislation during the special General Assembly session in October. Speaking after the Board of Public Works meeting, O’Malley said his administration is “considering” adding jobs measures to ...
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WASHINGTON — Service firms that employ 90 percent of the U.S. work force expanded at a slightly faster pace in August. But the sector remains too weak to help an economy that is barely growing and struggling to create jobs. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will lay out his jobs plan in a prime television time address next week to a rare joint session of Congress, the White House said Wednesday. Obama sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was mostly unchanged last week, evidence that the weak economy is struggling to generate jobs. Unemployment benefit applications ticked down 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 428,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. ...Read More »
CUMBERLAND — A $100,000 federal grant is helping to create jobs along the western Maryland section of a Pittsburgh-to-Washington bicycling route. Senators Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the award Monday from the Appalachian Regional Commission to the Maryland Trail ...Read More »
Earlier this month, state and local economic development officials got an earful on Maryland’s lagging performance in job creation from economist Anirban Basu at their annual convention. The chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group Inc. called the state’s job ...Read More »
Mayors from around the country will gather in Baltimore next month for the annual meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors. The economy, job creation, transportation, high-speed rail, homeland security, immigration and energy efficiency top this year’s agenda at ...Read More »
With City Hall as a backdrop, Frank M. Conaway Sr. declared at noon on Monday his candidacy for mayor in what is looking like a crowded Democratic primary race on Sept. 13. Conaway, 78, a resident of Ashburton and the city’s ...
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