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Tag Archives: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Md. makes gains in finding jobs for military veterans (access required)

U.S. Army veteran Mary Pratt knows the exact day she came to the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training in Baltimore. On March 24, 2016, after the end of an 8-year marriage and  having just lost her job, she ...

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Md.’s rankings for business climate all over the place (access required)

Maryland is No. 1 — or is it No. 7? On third thought, it might be 41st. Critics and champions of the Free State’s business climate and tax policy have plenty to argue about most days, and all-over-the-place business climate rankings do little to quell the conflict.

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Court hears challenge to NLRB recess appointments

WASHINGTON — Republicans and business groups told a federal appeals court Wednesday that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution earlier this year when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies in his administration. Attorneys for the groups told a three-judge ...

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Big guns join the fight over fault (access required)

A case pending before Maryland’s top court has attracted national attention as groups representing U.S. businesses, doctors and insurers are pressing the Court of Appeals to preserve a 165-year-old ruling that defendants cannot be held liable for damages if the plaintiffs’ own negligence contributed at all to their injuries.

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State ranks first in innovation, entrepreneurship (access required)

Maryland is the top state for innovation and entrepreneurship, according to recent rankings by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, however, commercialization of these ideas is still lacking. “Given the amount of research that occurs here … we haven’t been in ...

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