Submitted by glarsenEDC on Fri, 07/27/2012 - 16:26
A report commissioned by American Express OPEN ranked Maryland 7th among states with the most growth in the number of women-owned firms and their economic clout between 1997 and 2012. Among cities, the report put Baltimore tied for 4th, with Washington, D.C., 1st. The report estimates there are 194,900 women-owned firms in Maryland in 2012, with 175,000 employees and $25.4 billion in sales.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems successfully completed a "captive carry test" of its full-scale Dream Chaser orbital crew vehicle Tuesday, marking a new milestone in the company's effort to develop transportation for astronauts to low Earth orbit and the International Space Station.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. —Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop flights between Hagerstown, Md. and Orlando, Fla. via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $64.99* one way between the two cities, as well as offer travelers hotel and air packages as low as $223* per person for 3 nights at the International Palms Orlando.
‘Appropriation bills are jobs bills, important for Maryland and our country,’ says Mikulski
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) today announced that she secured $43 million to expand the manufacture of Multirole Enforcement Aircraft (MEA) used to protect our borders by the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Air and Marine Program. Further funding the manufacturing of this important aircraft will create or save hundreds of jobs in Northern Maryland.
Baltimore, MD (May 15, 2012) – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) today announced that it has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation to help develop an Economic Development Strategic Plan (EDSP). The plan, expected to be completed by November, will help expand Washington County’s economic base by guiding smart investments, attracting new businesses and creating jobs to ensure high-paying jobs for future generations.