Prevailing Wage Reform, In the Wrong Direction

With spending inefficiencies, cost overruns, and other financial headaches on public construction projects, it’s clear that Maryland needs to rein in onerous laws that increase the costs of public construction. … Read More

Maryland as a Right-to-Work State?

Imagine if the ‘Free State’ were free when it comes to union representation. Earlier this month, the West Virginia Legislature voted to override Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s veto of the … Read More

Apprenticeship Tax Credit

Legislation will provide much-needed incentive to employers This week, Senator Nancy King (R-39) introduced legislation, Senate Bill 273, which would allow small businesses to receive tax credits for every employee … Read More

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