Workforce Development that WORKS

Project JumpStart Celebrates 10th Anniversary It’s been ten years since Project JumpStart held its first class in the footprint of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since that time, more than 700 city … Read More

From Blight to Phoenix Rising

Why Razing Houses Can Lead to Urban Revitalization Matthew Bolyard, Southway Builders, Inc. Like many American cities, Baltimore contains its share of neighborhoods where dilapidated and boarded up homes and … Read More

Cooler Heads Prevail on Prevailing Wage

The efforts of merit shop contractors across Maryland paid off when the House of Delegates killed a bill that would have severely penalized contractors for prevailing wage errors large and … Read More

Are Clouds Parting on Rain Tax Repeal?

Miller’s Bill Should Provide Much Needed Relief to Small Business Owners Thanks to Senate President Mike Miller, small business owners may finally get to see the sun shining after years … Read More

Can Maryland Be the Next Energy Hub?

By Mike Glavin Ten years ago, the city of Houston’s petrochemical and manufacturing industries were basically dead.  Cheaper overseas feedstock and labor were forcing companies out of the domestic market.  … Read More