Working & the Economy

Best States to Work in America: Maryland Is No. 13

Maryland is the 13th best state to work in in America, according to a Labor Day-themed study conducted by the anti-poverty organization Oxfam.The Free...

Montgomery County Home Prices Reach 10-Year High

The median price of a home that sold in Maryland’s Montgomery County in July was $466,000, 2.6% more than a year earlier, and the...

Opinion: This Labor Day, Md. Workers Should Celebrate Gains, Unite for the Fights Ahead

This Labor Day is a complex one for Maryland’s workers.On the one hand, we have much to celebrate. By organizing together at our workplaces...

Opinion: Hogan Must Avoid Siren Song of Municipal Broadband

Taxpayers have learned to hold their breath any time a state or local politician talks about “broadband investment.” Despite his reputation as a trustworthy...

2019 Revenues Higher Than Expected, But Outlook Is Somber

Mixed economic indicators have Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) warning about future state budgets – even as he announced Wednesday that last year’s revenue...

Here Are the 130 Fastest-Growing Companies in Md.

Growth is something everyone can aspire to, and that's no different for America's most successful new companies. Inc., a magazine which publishes weekly content...

Josh Kurtz: Notes of Dissonance Tell a Story

After months of acrimony, some of the key players in the dispute between the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra management and musicians came together the other...

Md. Apprentice Programs Move Into the 21st Century

Six months after graduating from Towson University with a degree in public relations, Bilaal Daghar of Baltimore was bartending and looking for a more...

Opinion: Bring Back NBA Basketball to Baltimore, Ownerless

The traditional relationship between major sports franchises and city governments is deeply parasitic, with billionaire owners eating up taxpayer funds to build their stadiums...

TEDCO Gets New Board Leadership, Acting Director

Some chairs have been shuffled at the top of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation.TEDCO announced four new board officers and a new acting executive...