(March 15, 2017—Annapolis, Md.) Imposing a mandate does not make the mandate affordable, and when mandates are unaffordable, people lose jobs. The Maryland Chamber of Commerce has consistently argued against mandatory paid leave, and therefore stands in support of Gov. Larry Hogan’s announcement that he will veto HB 1/SB 230 when it reaches his desk.
They say the house always wins.
Live! Casino is turning its lucky hand into something meaningful for others, including women affected by breast cancer.
(March 13, 2017 - Annapolis, Md.) – The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Nykidra L. Robinson as its manager of special events.
Ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, and they will usually say a doctor, teacher, firefighter, nurse—something along those lines. Most children don’t actually become what they say. Teresa Teare did.
(March 6, 2017 — Greenbelt, Md.) — In an unusually tense federal political climate with a new administration, policy predictions are hard to come by, and public service tends to sound like a punchline. So it’s nice when a few senators and congressmen come over to talk about issues, and everyone honors a man dedicated to helping others succeed.
United Way of Central Maryland President and CEO Franklyn Baker describes the transition to his new position as “natural.”
With a dual-purpose mission to create affordable housing and ensure access to capital, the Harbor Bank Community Development Corporation is committed to investment in the Baltimore community.
Talk for 30 minutes with Maryland Business Ombudsman Randall Nixon and you’ll hear at least four quotes from famous leaders and authors: Winston Churchill, Czar Nicolas I, Sun Tzu. But Nixon is not a man for talk without action.
For Marriott International, differences among their suppliers is not just beneficial—it is imperative to their success. For well over 25 years, diversity and inclusion has been part of Marriott’s business model. Today, the company partners with over 4,000 diverse-owned businesses across the globe.
In Maryland’s largest and most minority-populated city, conversations about race run neighborhood-by-neighborhood. The geography determines whether they’re typical or taboo. But in a time of cultural questioning, more and more businesses are starting and supporting the kind of dialogue that makes a difference.