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Collaboration is the key to strengthening Maryland’s competitiveness

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COMMENTARY Collaboration is the key to strengthening Maryland’s competitiveness Jan 24, 2024 Maryland faces economic challenges that threaten future prosperity As another legislative session begins, Maryland has reached an important juncture. Over the past year, analysis of economic data has revealed that our state is falling behind regional and national competitors in critical areas, facing…

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Maryland at a Crossroads: Will We Choose Competitiveness?

BLOG Maryland at a Crossroads: Will We Choose Competitiveness? Jan 22, 2024 Last week, Maryland’s foremost business leaders and policymakers gathered to chart the course for the state’s future, engaging in discussions about economic competitiveness, initiatives to strengthen the state’s business community and strategies to attract and retain businesses in Maryland. Key topics, including transportation,…

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Top Trends & Insights from the 2024 Competitiveness Redbook for Maryland

A graphic that invites users to see trends and insights as to where Maryland stands in 50+ economic indicators. The graphic is on a red background that shows the front cover of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s 2024 Competitiveness Redbook, which includes numerous charts providing information about where Maryland ranks in terms of key economic indicators versus other states.

Blog Top Trends & Insights from the 2024 Competitiveness Redbook for Maryland Jan 17, 2024 The 2024 Competitiveness Redbook is here The Maryland Chamber of Commerce has released its 2024 Competitiveness Redbook, providing an in-depth analysis of the state’s economic position across over 50 metrics. Now in its second year, the data and insights in…

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The 2024 Session Begins Today: Let’s Work Together for Maryland

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COMMENTARY The 2024 Session Begins Today: Let’s Work Together for Maryland Jan 10, 2024 As the 2024 Maryland Legislative Session begins, it marks one year since the inauguration of Governor Wes Moore and the welcoming of many new faces to the Maryland General Assembly. The many fresh faces have injected new energy and perspective into…

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Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: Spotlight on Technology

A graphic that invites users to see where Maryland stands in relation to technology 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 Technology Dec 20, 2023 Maryland has a sizable technology sector, providing high-paying jobs and innovation. However, the state is currently experiencing some declines in the share of total employment, median wages and growth of tech establishments when compared to neighboring states and regions. Economic Indicator Spotlight: Examining the…

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Meet David White, Inventor of Ingestible Tablet Technology for Livestock Health

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Blog Meet David White, Inventor of Ingestible Tablet Technology for Livestock Health Dec 18, 2023 Maryland has a diverse, thriving business community filled with people and organizations making our state stronger. Among them are talented young professionals making their mark, who we’ll meet through the Maryland’s Rising Stars podcast — a new podcast series from…

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Maryland Family Network and Maryland Chamber of Commerce Urge Action on Childcare Access & Affordability

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News Release Maryland Family Network and Maryland Chamber of Commerce Urge Action on Childcare Access & Affordability Dec 14, 2023 ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Chamber of Commerce and Maryland Family Network express grave concern that the lack of accessible, affordable quality childcare is deeply impacting Maryland employers, families and the state’s economy.  On behalf…

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Understanding Maryland’s Economic Competitiveness: Spotlight on Manufacturing

A graphic that invites users to See where Maryland stands in relation to manufacturing 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 Manufacturing Dec 6, 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. As a pillar of Maryland’s economy, the manufacturing sector provides critical high-paying employment opportunities and fuels innovation statewide. The…

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