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Governor O’Malley Announces $200 Million Investment in Maryland by Top Brazilian Pharmaceutical Company, December 4th, 2013

Brace Pharmaceuticals, part of Brazilian pharma giant EMS, locates its U.S. headquarters in Rockville ANNAPOLIS, MD – On a trade mission to Brazil, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Brace Pharmaceuticals, an investment company created by EMS S/A, Brazil’s largest domestic pharmaceutical company, has opened its U.S. headquarters in Montgomery County and plans to invest $200  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley to Lead Trade Mission to Brazil, El Salvador, November 27th, 2013

Mission to strengthen trade, investment ties with Brazil ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley, First Lady Catherine O’Malley and a delegation of Maryland business leaders, educators and government officials will travel to Brazil and El Salvador for a nine-day trade mission in December. The trip will strengthen economic and cultural ties between Maryland and South and  Read the Rest…

Breakthrough or Breakdown?, October 8th, 2013

Fyodor Biotechnologies Corp. is on the precipice of a breakthrough in investigating sources of fever, other than malaria, in developing countries. Chairman and CEO Dr. Eddy Agbo was thrilled when he received word, only last week, of a National Science Foundation grant for their work. But before they could even process the payment, our federal government needlessly shut down.

Governor O’Malley, Montgomery County Executive Leggett and City of Gaithersburg Mayor Katz Announce Expansion of Emergent BioSolutions, October 2nd, 2013

GAITHERSBURG, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today joined with Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and City of Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz  to announce that Emergent BioSolutions is expanding into a new headquarters building in Gaithersburg, and also plans to make improvements to its existing Research and Development site. As part of the expansion, the global pharmaceutical  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces New Life Science Advisory Board Members, October 1st, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today thanked the outgoing members of the Maryland Life Sciences Advisory Board and announced the appointment of seven new members. Created in 2007 by Governor O’Malley, the Board has worked to implement a strategic plan that includes BioMaryland 2020, a 10-year, $1.3 billion strategy for moving Maryland’s life sciences  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Highlights Administration’s Job Creation Initiatives, May 14th, 2013

U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranks Maryland #1 in the nation for entrepreneurship and innovation for second year in a row Governor visits House of Cards set to tout Maryland Film Production Tax Credit ANNAPOLIS, MD (May 14, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today visited the House of Cards set to tout the Administration’s commitment to  Read the Rest…

Leading the Region in Job Creation, April 19th, 2013

In the first three months of 2013, Maryland led the region in job creation.  Together with Maryland’s businesses, we created 22,000 new jobs in the first quarter of the year at the 4th fastest rate in the nation.  Maryland’s dynamic private sector led our job growth creating 9 out of every 10 of our new jobs at the 5th fastest rate in the nation.

The SOTU & what we’ve done in Maryland…Part I, February 13th, 2013

Last night the President made a persuasive case for why we must begin to make better choices as a nation. He focused on finding new and innovative ways to cut waste, improve efficiencies, improve education — from Pre-School to higher education — and create jobs.  Here in Maryland, we are already working towards stronger families, stronger communities, and  Read the Rest…

Better Choices Deconstructed, January 31st, 2013

By Matt Gallagher, Chief of Staff Yesterday, Governor Martin O’Malley delivered his State of the State address focused on the better choices we’ve made together to deliver results and nearly eliminate the inherited $1.7 billion structural deficit while maintaining our Triple A bond rating. We wanted to break down an excerpt of the speech and  Read the Rest…

Making it easier to do business, January 23rd, 2013

Progress is a choice. Job Creation is a choice. Creating the conditions that allow our businesses to grow and prosper — this too is a choice. In Maryland, we are — according to the US Chamber of Commerce — the #1 state in America for innovation and entrepreneurship. But we know that we can always  Read the Rest…