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Franchot Calls For Attorney General Probe After Debacle Over Baltimore Prison-Food Contract

Franchot Calls For Attorney General Probe After Debacle Over Baltimore Prison-Food Contract

The Maryland Board of Public Works Wednesday excoriated state and company officials after a prison-food contract granted earlier this year vastly underestimated the necessary costs.

Hogan, Franchot Continue Expressing Frustration Over State Agencies’ Contracts Process

Hogan, Franchot Continue Expressing Frustration Over State Agencies’ Contracts Process

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, on Wednesday again railed in frustration against the procurement processes of state agencies requesting contract approval from the Board of Public Works.

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

Hogan Once Again Grills University System Over Construction

For the second consecutive meeting, the Board of Public Works on Wednesday criticized the University System of Maryland for vague and confusing language in requests for additional construction funding totaling more than $29 million, but eventually voted to approve the projects.

Let Summer Be Summer: A Battle of the Boards

Let Summer Be Summer: A Battle of the Boards

For many of us Labor Day is synonymous with the start of the school year. But, in Maryland, many schools begin before the holiday. And that’s the rub.

Nationals Park Spurs Neighborhood’s Growth

Nationals Park Spurs Neighborhood’s Growth

Nationals Park in Southeast Washington has helped the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood experience a wave of new development and growth.

Small-Business Initiatives Advance in Maryland Senate

Small-Business Initiatives Advance in Maryland Senate

Hogan Seeks to Support Owners with Tax-Relief Bill

Local Navy Vet is A Finalist in 7-Eleven’s Free Store Competition

Local Navy Vet is A Finalist in 7-Eleven’s Free Store Competition

Ray Kempisty, a local Navy Veteran, has made it to the final round of 7-Eleven's "Operation:Take Command" competition and could win his very own franchised store.

Maryland House, Senate Pass Bills to Restrict Hydraulic Fracturing

Maryland House, Senate Pass Bills to Restrict Hydraulic Fracturing

Opponents Say Moratorium, Liability Bills Ignore Economic Interests

A Barbershop With a Twist

A Barbershop With a Twist

New Beginnings Barbershop is not your average place.

Experts Call For Improvements To The Set-Aside Program To Ensure Small Business Success

Experts Call For Improvements To The Set-Aside Program To Ensure Small Business Success

While the federal government’s set-aside program for small businesses is generating much economic success, experts say improvements to reduce fraud and to help mid-size companies remain competitive need to be made.