Archive for 'Business'

State Song, Seal, Waterfowl, Oh My; Maryland Anthem Under Revision to Cut Confederacy References

State Song, Seal, Waterfowl, Oh My; Maryland Anthem Under Revision to Cut Confederacy References

Controversy over state motto focuses on translation of Tuscan words.

Legislators Push for Equal Pay For Women

Legislators Push for Equal Pay For Women

Maryland’s State Senate considers legislation that supporters say will close loopholes and guarantee equal pay for equal work.

From Clean Energy Jobs to Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Environmental Legislation Moves Forward

From Clean Energy Jobs to Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Environmental Legislation Moves Forward

A round-up of the current status of major environmental bills this session.

State Revenue Estimates Decreased for the 2017 Fiscal Year, Board Finds

State Revenue Estimates Decreased for the 2017 Fiscal Year, Board Finds

The Board of Revenue Estimates announced decrease in funds for the 2017 fiscal year.

Blizzard of 2016 Impacts Business in the Region

Blizzard of 2016 Impacts Business in the Region

A look at how the 2016 blizzard impacted two Maryland businesses: Strosnider's Hardware in Bethesda and Board and Brew in College Park. While some places had to close, others were able to stay open.

Army Beer: Maryland Pub Brews Something Special for Navy Fans

Army Beer: Maryland Pub Brews Something Special for Navy Fans

ANNAPOLIS -- When it comes to traditions, few run deeper than Army versus Navy. And in Annapolis it's a tradition where NAVY usually gets the upper hand. But with the opening of a local pub, it may come down to a battle of the suds.

Organization courts lawmakers in an attempt to push paid sick leave bill through House

Organization courts lawmakers in an attempt to push paid sick leave bill through House

The Mom's Rising organization brought their kids to Annapolis in an effort to help push through a bill, now before a House committee, that would mandate paid sick leave for businesses with at least 10 employees.

D.C. streetcar opens doors to public after long wait

D.C. streetcar opens doors to public after long wait

Despite going incredibly over budget and taking years to complete, the Washington DC streetcar system is finally open.

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

Activists, legislators tout statewide poll results before hearing for Clean Energy Jobs Act

The bill includes a $40 million investment in clean-energy jobs training.

Milk? Bread? Metro Riders Get A New Way to Shop for Groceries

Milk? Bread? Metro Riders Get A New Way to Shop for Groceries

A six-month pilot project tests whether Metro riders want to buy groceries at the end their rides.