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Adding value for Maryland businesses through our advocacy work

July 24, 2019

The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to take a step back, reflect and plan ahead. It is also time to make your resolutions for the upcoming year—for you and your business.

Tell Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

July 24, 2019

The Maryland Chamber has signed onto the following letter to the United States Congress, urging them to approve of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Remembering the past to shape the future: Kirwan Commission funding

July 19, 2019

At the beginning of June, leaders of the General Assembly announced the formation the Funding Formula Workgroup as part of the recently enacted Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Act. This workgroup is meeting during the interim to determine a funding formula to implement the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education (Kirwan Commission) recommendations.

From the Halls: Maryland Chamber Tax Task Force Recommendations

July 18, 2019

In light of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and the Maryland General Assembly’s response to this law during the 2018 Legislative Session, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce assembled a task force during the summer of 2018.

Maryland Chamber Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

July 17, 2019

The Maryland Chamber Foundation is pleased to welcome Timothy J. Adams, James Cantor, and Sheldon Caplis as the newest board members.

Maryland Chamber Foundation Teacher Externship Spotlight: Volvo Group Trucks Operations

July 17, 2019

Kyle Thompson is an Algebra II teacher at Washington County Technical High. He landed a spot in the Maryland Chamber Teacher Externship Pilot program and was paired with Volvo Group Trucks Operations in Hagerstown, MD.

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Ashley Duckman as New Vice President of Government Affairs

July 15, 2019

The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Ashley Duckman as the vice president of government affairs.

P-TECH creates a competitive workforce

July 10, 2019

We at the Maryland Chamber support legislation for the P-TECH programs because we feel a skilled talent pipeline makes Maryland a better place to live and work, improving our communities, which, in turn, makes Maryland a better place to do business.

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is important for Maryland

June 26, 2019

As Mexico and Canada move to approve the USMCA we urge our federal representatives in Congress to support and approve this crucial trade agreement.

B2B Blog: International Export – A Conversation with Colleen Fisher

June 25, 2019

Whitney Harmel, Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, sat down with Colleen Fisher, the Director of the Baltimore Export Assistance Center, to discuss how Maryland businesses can utilize the Baltimore Assistance center to grow their businesses and start exporting internationally.

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