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Tag Archives: Maryland Chamber of Commerce

On the Move, 6/14: Thompson named VP by Colliers International

M. Lindsay Thompson has been named vice president of engineering and project management of Colliers International, a commercial real estate firm based in Columbia. Thompson will oversee, coordinate and manage capital project development as well as manage the engineering department. ...

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O’Malley trade trip heads for China, South Korea, Vietnam

Mike Violette has visited China since 1999, nurturing relationships in the country that makes most of the electronics his Gaithersburg-based laboratory tests for compliance with U.S. regulations. The president of Washington Laboratories Ltd. will return Tuesday as part of a ...

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O’Malley pushes business leaders to help find ‘consensus’ on transportation funding

In a somber speech devoid of applause lines, Gov. Martin O’Malley sought support from business leaders Wednesday evening in finding the money to address the state’s growing transportation needs. O’Malley, in a speech to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, did ...

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Delegates skeptical of combined reporting

Although many economists, experts, unions and small businesses urged the House Ways and Means Committee to institute combined reporting for more equitable corporate taxes, delegates seemed skeptical of the taxation method. Combined reporting is a complicated method of calculating corporate ...

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Local leaders lobby for gas tax hike

ANNAPOLIS — County and city leaders from four of Maryland’s largest jurisdictions pressed Tuesday for the General Assembly to add 10 cents to the state’s gasoline tax, but the measure could be put on hold as uncertainty in the Middle ...

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Combined reporting gains traction; hurdles remain

ANNAPOLIS — A proposal to toughen taxes for multistate corporations could grow more palatable to lawmakers as they approach votes on a package of spending cuts and accounting maneuvers designed to span a $1.6 billion budget deficit. Supporters of combined ...

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Report: Maryland job creation strategy inadequate

To spur job creation and economic development, Maryland must streamline regulatory policies, lower taxes and develop stronger partnerships between government and businesses, said a new report released by the Greater Baltimore Committee Monday. The current strategy for job creation and ...

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