Archive for 'Business'
Hogan, Franchot Share Concerns Over Procurement, School Maintenance at Governor’s First Public Works Meeting
At his first Board of Public Works meeting, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan found an ally in Comptroller Peter Franchot, who supported the governor’s increased focus on school maintenance over replacement, and reforming the state’s contract-award process.
When Republican Gov. Larry Hogan was sworn in Wednesday, he brought with him promises of bipartisanship in government -- and at lunch.
Maryland has provided $62.5 million in film tax credits since 2012, but a new report estimates that the state gets only a meager 10-cent return on each dollar spent.
Local philanthropies were initially concerned that management changes would affect Pepco’s commitment to non-profits. But Exelon has issued assurances that the company will remain committed to Pepco’s 2013 level of philanthropic giving.
Not everyone can afford to take the day off on Thanksgiving. Maryland's Craigslist sites are full of interesting opportunities for those looking to make a profit on Thanksgiving Day. Some, like Lori Queen, a chef from Washington, like to spend the day helping others.
Raising Bourbon Red turkeys for the first time, Lee Swift, 57, owner of Chestnut Springs Farm in Jarrettsville, Maryland, said she's finding these bratty birds can be a handful. She's already sent about 50 to the butcher to be sold for Thanksgiving and plans to sell more for Christmas.
A multi-agency report found that the Conowingo Dam is not the biggest culprit for water quality issues affecting the bay, and dredging sediment from the reservoir behind the dam should not be considered a cost-effective solution.
The State of College Athletics, held Oct. 21, 2014 in Washington, D.C., raised the question of whether student-athletes should be paid and whether they are university employees. CNS-TV's Dennis Ting has the story.
A state committee will spend years working on detailed regulations before medical marijuana becomes legally available in Maryland. The process is long, complex, and controversial.