Category Archives: Other State News

Maryland casino revenue tops $96 million in May.

BALTIMORE — Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency reported the state’s five casinos collected $96.3 million in May. The state’s five casinos are Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casi ...

Shimadzu plans expansion, 25 jobs.

BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan announced Shimadzu, a Japanese company, plans to invest in a $20 million facility in Columbia and create 25 jobs. The company already has a presence in Maryland with 200 employees. It plans to build an Innovation Center focu ...

Port of Baltimore sets monthly record for March.

BALTIMORE — Gov. Larry Hogan announced the Port of Baltimore set a monthly record in March with 913,139 tons of cargo passing through the port in Charm City. The previous record was 900,947 tons in April 2014. The port will see additional business with ...

Maryland adds a whopping 16,400 jobs.

BALTIMORE — Employment data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics showed Maryland added 16,400 jobs in April. More than 90 percent of those jobs were in the private sector. This is the largest total jobs gain since the Apr ...

Hughes Network Systems named top workplace.

GERMANTOWN, Md. — Hughes Network Systems, based in Maryland, has been named among the top workplaces in the Greater Washington, D.C., area for the 16th straight year. The designation was given to Hughes by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. Hughes i ...

ExportMD grants awarded to 12 companies.

BALTIMORE — Twelve small and mid-sized companies in the state were awarded ExportMD grants through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. The grants are designed to help the companies to promote their products and services around ...

Maryland unemployment dips in March.

BALTIMORE — Maryland’s unemployment numbers for March dipped to 5.4 percent. The numbers came from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Maryland’s private sector has added 32,100 jobs since March 2014. Maryland’s prelim ...