MARYLAND COMMERCE SECRETARY APPLAUDS STATE’S GAIN OF 10,100 JOBS IN SEPTEMBER

Karen Glenn Hood

Maryland is continuing to attract new companies, help existing companies expand BALTIMORE, MD (October 18, 2019) – Maryland Commerce Secretary Kelly M. Schulz today applauded the state’s September preliminary jobs report, which showed Maryland adding more than 10,000 jobs last month  – the largest monthly gain in more than four years – and the state’s unemployment level…

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SHOWTIME® TO FILM PILOT FOR THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING IN MARYLAND

Amanda Winters

Political thriller based on bestselling novel will star David Oyelowo BALTIMORE, MD (October 15, 2019) – Governor Larry Hogan announced today that the premium cable network SHOWTIME will shoot the pilot episode for its potential new series The President is Missing in Maryland. The pilot is based on the 2018 novel by the same title, which tells the story…

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MARYLAND COMMERCE AWARDED FEDERAL GRANT TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS AND EXPORT PROGRAM

Amanda Winters

$550,000 STEP grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration will help support the state and local businesses at overseas trade shows  BALTIMORE, MD (October 3, 2019) – As part of a continuing effort to broaden Maryland’s international reach and help companies create jobs and access new foreign markets, the Maryland Department of Commerce has been awarded a…

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Grow West company expanding business

Greg Larry

State supporting design concept for autonomous vehicle test track in Frostburg CUMBERLAND — Allegany County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday the expansion of an established medical marijuana business in Cumberland and a concept study for constructing an autonomous vehicle testing track in Frostburg. The vote to approve the two economic development measures was conducted at Thursday’s regular meeting of the commissioners at the…

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NINE MARYLAND COMPANIES RECEIVE EXPORTMD GRANTS

Amanda Winters

Maryland Commerce program helps companies promote goods, services globally BALTIMORE, MD (September 12, 2019) – The Maryland Department of Commerce has awarded nine small and mid-sized Maryland companies with ExportMD grants to help promote their products and services in the global marketplace. The ExportMD grant program helps businesses finance the costs of marketing internationally, including trade…

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Governor Larry Hogan attends the grand opening of Deliteful Dairy

Washington County Department of Business Development

Congratulations to Deliteful Dairy on their new retail dairy store. Governor Larry Hogan was in attendance to cut the ribbon for the new location at 16230 Long Delite Lane, Williamsport, MD 21795. Deliteful Dairy offers farm-made products such as milk, eggs, cheese, butter, and grass-fed beef. This 160-acre long-standing Washington County farm dates back to 1831 and is currently being…

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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot awards Krumpe’s Do-Nuts with a Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence

Washington County Department of Business Development

Congratulations are in order for Krumpe’s Do-Nuts! On August 19, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, along with local dignitaries, awarded Max Krumpe, operations manager of Krumpe’s Do-Nuts, a new state business award, the Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence. The new award recognizes small and family-owned businesses that celebrate the guiding values of independence, innovation and investment that…

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Williamsport, MD cuts the ribbon on their new fully functional C&O Canal Aqueduct and breaks ground for their new C&O Canal National Parks Service Headquarters building

Washington County Department of Business Development

Governor Larry Hogan was in Williamsport, MD to officially open the only fully functioning C&O Canal aqueduct. For the first time since 1942 boats can travel over the Conococheague Creek via a fully restored and watered aqueduct.  Several hundred citizens turned out to show support for the new aqueduct as well as a groundbreaking ceremony for…

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U.S. Senators Announce $70K for Lower Shore of Md. Economic Development

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WASHINGTON– U.S. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) have announced $70,000 in federal funding for the Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. The funding, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, will be used to develop and implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties. “Small…

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