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Business Briefs

Hogan Administration Announces New Maryland Business Express Website Inspired by Gov. Larry Hogan’s Regulatory Reform Commission recommendations, the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) has unveiled Maryland Business Express, a new website that will make it easier for Maryland’s small business owners and entrepreneurs to plan, start, manage and grow their business. Accessible […]

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People in Business

Kelehan Receives TDR Leadership in Law Award Kevin Kelehan, a partner with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, of Columbia, has received the 2018 Leadership in Law Award from The Daily Record (TDR). Kelehan focuses on real estate law, primarily real estate finance and affordable housing. Buckley to Nominate Sutherland as City Manager Annapolis Mayor […]

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Maryland Korean Way Opening Cultural Doors

Andrew Yang has a ready way of describing the level of awareness people have for Korean culture and contributions in his neighborhood. “You always see the movie ‘The Karate Kid,’ but never ‘The Tae Kwon Do Kid,’” he said. “People tend to group the Asian martial arts into one big category.” So a year ago, […]

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If HQ2 Lands in Montgomery

What’s the Effect on Howard? Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has termed what could be coming to a county near you “the greatest economic development opportunity in a generation.” With that kind of an introduction, Hogan can only be referring to Amazon HQ2 that could be coming to the Washington, D.C., area, or more specifically to […]

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County Executives Discuss Economic Realities

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett presented an overview of inter-jurisdictional challenges and cooperation during the 2018 Regional Economic Forum, which was held April 26 at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel. “The counties represented are really becoming a core driver of this state […]

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Anne Arundel Chamber Celebrates Centennial

Founded in 1918 as the Annapolis Chamber of Commerce, today’s Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce (AAACCC) celebrates a significant 100th anniversary in 2018. Much has changed during the organization’s existence, particularly in terms of the community it serves and the service it provides. “The original chamber was established by members of the Annapolitan Club, […]

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Improved Film Incentives Deal Done, State Shoots for Economic Impact

For the past many years, Maryland has been the location of a number of critically-acclaimed and commercially successful television productions. Reeling off the names of the programs sounds impressive, as they include NBC’s “Homicide: Life On The Street,” HBO’s “The Wire” and, more recently, “VEEP,” both of which shot interiors in Columbia; and, most recently, […]