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Tag Archives: Maryland Chamber of Commerce

Md. government and businesses urged to prepare for cyberattacks

Christopher Van Hollen

Maryland leaders hailed the state as a “cyber capital” of the world Wednesday at the Cyber Maryland 2017 conference while acknowledging that the state has to do more to capitalize on the companies and agencies that represent the burgeoning industry. ...

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Amid national $15 discussions, minimum wage increases in Md. continue

While Maryland implements the next incremental increase in the statewide minimum wage Saturday, business leaders remain wary of its effects and discussion of a $15 minimum wage. The state’s minimum wage will increase from $8.75 to $9.25 an hour as ...

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Md. businesses conquer sick leave, but tax cuts slip away

(File)

Despite passage of a new tax credit and the defeat of a much-feared bill requiring paid sick leave, Maryland’s business community ended this year’s General Assembly session without many clear victories or defeats. “Overall, it was a mixed bag,” said ...

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It’s business as usual for Md. Chamber of Commerce despite leadership change

‘We are going to do what needs to be done,’ says Sheela Murthy, chairwoman of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Committee, referring the organization’s leadership transition. ‘Our legislative agenda is going to continue with laser-sharp focus.’ (File photo)

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for next month’s the legislative session despite a sudden leadership change. President Brien Poffenberger resigned last week, and former chamber president Kathleen Snyder, who retired last year, will become interim president starting ...

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