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Inside Maryland Politics: The Unemployment Insurance Tax Drop

In case you missed it this morning, I joined Fraser Smith, senior news analyst for WYPR, on Inside Maryland Politics to discuss the expected decrease in the state’s unemployment insurance tax.

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Top 5: ‘Hanging on to what you’ve got is harder’

Solar energy company SunEdison announced it will be moving its headquarters to California, and speaking fees for pharmaceutical companies are going down. Those stories and more in this week’s business Top 5. 1. Maryland’s top lobbyists got $15.5M during 2011 ...

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Md. partners with Labor Dept. on enforcement of wage violations

WASHINGTON — The Labor Department is signing agreements to share information with nearly a dozen states and the Internal Revenue Service as it gets more aggressive in its program to crack down on businesses that cheat workers out of their ...

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Middleton: unemployment insurance changes coming… eventually

For those of you who thought the unemployment insurance issue was behind you, think again. Sen. Thomas M. “Mac” Middleton, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and lawmaker who hammered together the UI compromise last year, said he’s preparing ...

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Small-business group backs Ehrlich

Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. won the backing Thursday of the National Federation of Independent Business, a nonprofit, small-business advocacy group. The announcement doesn’t have the cachet of dueling New York mayoral endorsements and won’t get as much buzz ...

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