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RedOwl Analytics: Doing the Things that Work, July 11th, 2014

This week I visited RedOwl Analytics, a homegrown Baltimore company with 25 employees that turns big data into smart solutions for other businesses and organizations. Last year, judges selected RedOwl as the best business in the IT category at Maryland’s 2013 InvestMaryland Challenge, awarding the company $100,000 to help them grow. Here in Maryland we  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley, Lt. Governor Brown and Washington County Commissioners Announce Expansion Of Volvo Powertrain Facility, October 18th, 2013

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined with Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and the Washington County Board of Commissioners to announce that the Volvo Group is investing $30 million to expand the company’s Hagerstown facility. As a result of the expansion, the Volvo Group, one of the world’s largest producers of heavy duty  Read the Rest…

Maryland’s Economic Recovery Drives Down Employers’ Unemployment Tax Rates, October 16th, 2013

Many Maryland employers to see unemployment insurance tax reduced by 70 percent  ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Leonard J. Howie III and Maryland Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kathy Snyder to announce that Maryland’s economic recovery has once again driven down unemployment insurance tax  Read the Rest…

Completion of One Maryland Broadband Network, October 15th, 2013

Stevensville, MD Principal Schrecongost, thank you for your leadership. I consider myself an old friend of Kent Island High School, and I want to thank all of you young men and women for your excellence. I visit a lot of schools, but I rarely visit schools where I see the achievement on the test scores  Read the Rest…

A Temporary Shutdown of Federal Business Growth, October 9th, 2013

At the Elkridge offices of cybsecurity firm Accuvant, Frank McLallen is in a holding pattern.  As the Accuvant vice president in charge of the firm’s public sector contracting work, he was supposed to be hiring right now – as many as 40 or 50 people over the next nine months.

Today, in the midst of an ongoing government shutdown, those plans are “absolutely on ice,” said McLallen. “We’re not going to be bringing people on board into the unknown.”

Governor O’Malley, Montgomery County Executive Leggett and City of Gaithersburg Mayor Katz Announce Expansion of Emergent BioSolutions, October 2nd, 2013

GAITHERSBURG, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined with Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and City of Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz  to announce that Emergent BioSolutions is expanding into a new headquarters building in Gaithersburg, and also plans to make improvements to its existing Research and Development site. As part of the expansion, the global pharmaceutical  Read the Rest…

EARN Press Conference, September 23rd, 2013

Baltimore, MD As Prepared for Delivery Thank you very much, Phil, and Paul, for showing us around. Thank you all for being here today. And a special word of thanks to Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Delegate John Olszewski, as well as their colleagues Delegate Keiffer Mitchell and Delegate Luke Clippinger. We wouldn’t be here today to  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Highlights 100 Percent Jobs Recovery and EARN Maryland Workforce Training Initiative, September 23rd, 2013

New initiative will allow employers to lead workforce training programs designed to create jobs and expand opportunity BALTIMORE, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today visited Tulkoff Food Products in Dundalk to highlight the EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) Maryland workforce training initiative, which creates industry-led regional job creation and workforce development partnerships that help to identify  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Issues Executive Order to Promote Workforce Development and Community Hiring, September 23rd, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – As part of the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s ongoing focus on job training, Governor Martin O’Malley today issued an Executive Order directing State agencies to promote apprenticeship programs and encourage hiring in priority areas. The Order is part of the Administration’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the middle class by ensuring Marylanders have the skills  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Statement on the Passing of Former International Longshoremen’s Association President Richard Hughes, September 16th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  — Governor Martin O’Malley today issued a statement on the passing of  Richard P. Hughes, Jr., former President of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and longshoreman at  the Port of Baltimore. “For over 50 years, Richie Hughes served as the voice of the men and women at the International Longshoremen’s Association who work  Read the Rest…