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Tag Archives: Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development

‘Veep’ gets Calif. tax credit; will it stay in Maryland?

ANNAPOLIS — HBO’s “Veep” has filmed in Maryland for four years, but its future in the state is in question after the series scored $6.5 million in California film tax credits. The California Film Commission announced Tuesday that “Veep,” which ...

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Companies picked for Advance Maryland program

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore announced that five Maryland companies have been selected out of 21 applicants to participate in Advance Maryland, a business pilot program designed to support second-stage companies that are growth-oriented and have moved beyond the startup phase.

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Md. tech industry leaders talk shop

Maryland has the goods; it just needs the plan. That’s the take-home message from a panel of experts who spoke Tuesday about advancing Maryland’s technology industry by playing up the region’s strengths and making better use of existing assets, such as the talented workforce and prestigious anchor institutions.

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Joe Nathanson: Regional economic development — coping with uncertainty

Based upon the comments of the region’s economic development directors, the economies of our local jurisdictions are like the young people in Lake Wobegon: they are all performing above average. That was one of the themes heard at the Regional Economic Summit hosted recently by the BWI Business Partnership. The more-than-200 attendees gathered at the BWI Hilton had the opportunity to hear directly from the professionals charged with facilitating job growth and business investment in the metropolitan corridor from Montgomery and Prince George’s counties on the south through Baltimore and on to Harford County on the north.

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