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Tag Archives: Licensing and Regulation

Leonard Howie named new DLLR secretary (access required)

Leonard J. Howie III, an experienced manager who has worked in high administrative capacities at several Maryland executive-branch agencies, has been appointed secretary of the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation by Gov. Martin O’Malley. He will take over the ...

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Human Genome Sciences to cut 114 jobs in October

ROCKVILLE — Rockville-based Human Genome Sciences says it will be cutting 114 jobs. The company told state regulators that it was undergoing an internal restructuring that will lead to the cuts at the end of October. British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline ...

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RG Steel laying off 1,975 at Sparrows Point (access required)

RG Steel LLC told Maryland’s labor department Thursday that it will lay off almost 2,000 employees starting June 4, as the company idles operations at its Sparrows Point steel mill. Of the 1,975 employees who will be laid off, 1,714 ...

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Week in review: 10/21/11 (access required)

Redistricting plan approved Gov. Martin O’Malley signed his congressional redistricting plan Thursday, shortly after the state Senate took a final vote to correct typographical errors in the bill. The Senate first approved the plan Tuesday, and the House of Delegates approved ...

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Audit faults DLLR for lax computer security

Personal information about licenses and unemployment — including names, addresses, birth dates, credit card and Social Security numbers — was left relatively unguarded on computers at the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and may have been targeted for fraud, ...

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Jockey club, Penn National headed to arbitration over Rosecroft simulcasts

The Maryland Jockey Club and Penn National Gaming Inc. will turn to an independent arbitrator to craft a simulcast arrangement for Rosecroft Raceway after the two sides missed another deadline Saturday. The deal, which would allow the long-struggling harness track ...

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Lenders increasingly turn to middlemen, cutting appraisers’ pay (access required)

Since 2008, the number of appraisers in Maryland has dropped 42 percent as the industry has been hit hard by bank failures, litigation over their role in bad mortgages and changes that have cut the fees they receive for work. ...

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