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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.

New Data Prompts Bills That Call for Job Equity for Maryland’s 1.3 Million Hourly Workers

New Data Prompts Bills That Call for Job Equity for Maryland’s 1.3 Million Hourly Workers

Workers from around the state are calling for laws that would benefit families, women and businesses

Maryland Woman Saves Her Family’s Farm Thanks To Some Special Animals

Maryland Woman Saves Her Family’s Farm Thanks To Some Special Animals

Angel Forbes Simmons is determined to keep her family's farm running and some special animals are helping her do it.

Amid Controversy, D.C. Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect

Amid Controversy, D.C. Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect

Initiative 71 makes it legal for anyone over 21 in Washington, D.C. to possess up to two ounces of marijuana and to grow up to six marijuana plants in their homes. The marijuana must be consumed on private property and cannot be sold, but rather must be traded or shared.

Inaugural Maryland STEM Festival Announces Week-Long Launch Date

Inaugural Maryland STEM Festival Announces Week-Long Launch Date

STEM education is about to get a lot more fun with the first ever statewide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Festival that's hoping to turn today's students into tomorrow's innovators.

Tracking, Recording, Detecting: Trio of Data-Gathering Measures Presented at House Economic Matters Hearing

Tracking, Recording, Detecting: Trio of Data-Gathering Measures Presented at House Economic Matters Hearing

A trio of bills on snooping dominated the agenda at a Maryland House Economic Matters Committee hearing Wednesday.