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Help Fight Hunger with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Food Drive

Four individuals pose and smile while standing in the Maryland Food Bank warehouse. A large red wall with a giant Maryland Food Bank logo is in the background, as are pallets and shelves to store food donations.

Blog Help Fight Hunger with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Food Drive Oct 26, 2023 The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the Maryland Food Bank once again this year to help fight hunger in our community. We are hosting a food drive to collect food items and monetary donations that will…

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FAMLI Webinar with the Department of Labor

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Blog FAMLI Webinar with the Department of Labor Oct 26, 2023 Access the slides and recording from our Oct. 26 webinar with the Maryland Department of Labor.  The Maryland Department of Labor partnered with the Maryland Chamber of Commerce to host a free informational webinar for employers looking for a better understanding of the state’s…

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Show Your Support for Veterans: Participate in Operation Green Light

A photo taken at night of the Maryland Governor's Mansion, a brick multi-story building, illuminated in bright green lights to help recognize Maryland's veterans.

Blog Show Your Support for Veterans: Participate in Operation Green Light Oct 25, 2023 From Nov. 6–12, 2023, the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs is encouraging businesses across the state to change one light bulb to green as a visible sign of support for veterans and their families. As Veteran’s Day approaches, Maryland businesses have…

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Gaining Real-World Perspectives: A Teacher Externship with Kaiser Permanente

Teacher Extern Alethea Smith standing in front of a 3-D welcome sign at a Kaiser Permanente medical facility, with flowers and landscaping in the background.

Blog Gaining Real-World Perspectives: A Teacher Externship with Kaiser Permanente Oct 5, 2023 Alethea Smith, a business teacher at Owings Mills High School, recently took part in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship program, spending four-weeks working with Kaiser Permanente to gain a deep understanding of the work being done by a leader in the…

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Ensuring Employer Compliance in Maryland

A view of the multi-story Maryland State Capital Building featuring a white dome, with a variety of green trees in the foreground.

Blog Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Ensuring Employer Compliance in Maryland Aug 25, 2023 With few exceptions, every employer in the State of Maryland with one or more employees is required by law to provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. However, a report recently released by the Office of Legislative Audits indicated that more than 1,600…

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Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: GDP & Exports

A graphic that invites users to See where Maryland stands in relation to GDP and export indicators. The graphic is on a red background that shows the front cover of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 Competitiveness Redbook, which includes numerous charts providing information about where Maryland ranks in terms of key economic indicators versus other states.

Blog Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: GDP & Exports Aug 22, 2023 The information provided below is based on data from our 2023 Competitiveness Redbook. Please check back soon for an updated analysis of our 2024 data. Data regarding Maryland’s gross domestic product (GDP) value, growth and exports provides helpful insights into our state’s economy, the…

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Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: Spotlight on Energy

A graphic that invites users to See where Maryland stands in relation to Energy indicators. The graphic is on a red background that shows the front cover of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 Competitiveness Redbook, which includes numerous charts providing information about where Maryland ranks in terms of key economic indicators versus other states.

Blog Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: Spotlight on Energy Aug 1, 2023 The information provided below is based on data from our 2023 Competitiveness Redbook. Please check back soon for an updated analysis of our 2024 data. Maryland faces energy cost challenges that could discourage investments and business growth. The state currently has some of the…

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Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: Spotlight on Transportation & Infrastructure

A graphic that invites users to See where Maryland stands in relation to transportation indicators. The graphic is on a red background that shows the front cover of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s 2023 Competitiveness Redbook, which includes numerous charts providing information about where Maryland ranks in terms of key economic indicators versus other states.

Blog Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: Spotlight on Transportation & Infrastructure Jul 19, 2023 The information provided below is based on data from our 2023 Competitiveness Redbook. Please check back soon for an updated analysis of our 2024 data. The transportation system serves as the backbone of our economy, facilitating access to jobs, supplies and services…

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Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness is at Stake — Time for Action

The Port of Baltimore as seen during the day with cranes, shipping containers and vessels.

COMMENTARY Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness is at Stake — Time for Action Jul 11, 2023 As business owners, leaders and community members, you know that businesses are the backbone of our economy. From small enterprises to large corporations, businesses provide the jobs our residents depend upon, enhance our quality of life, and support vital needs like…

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