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Governor O’Malley Declares October “Maryland Manufacturing Month”, October 4th, 2013

BALTIMORE, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley today issued a proclamation declaring October “Maryland Manufacturing Month” and kicked off a year-long focus on the State’s manufacturing industry. “Manufacturing offers one of our greatest opportunities to strengthen our middle class, grow jobs and create new opportunities here in Maryland,” said Governor O’Malley. “To have a growing economy, we must also have  Read the Rest…

Business & Labor Leaders Support Transportation Infrastructure Plan, March 15th, 2013

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications This morning, leaders of Maryland’s business and labor community came together to urge members of the General Assembly to pass the plan to create 44,000 jobs while rebuilding our roads, bridges and transit systems. As Jermaine Jones, the business manager/secretary treasurer of LiUNA Local Union 710 explained, “Maryland’s transportation plan will create 44,000  Read the Rest…

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…

Federal Facilities Advisory Board, February 7th, 2013

Annapolis, MD As Prepared for Delivery Thanks very much.  Kevin Kelley and the entire Advisory Board have worked very hard on these recommendations – thank you all very much for everything you are doing on behalf of our State. We’re here for three reasons: Jobs. Opportunity.  Economic growth. Maryland’s Economy is an Innovation Economy: the  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…

Behind the Scenes: Speech Prep, January 28th, 2013

By Steve Rabin, Chief Speechwriter What a great speech prep session we just finished!  Governor O’Malley is hard at work putting the finishing touches on this State of the State.  It’s gonna to be great. I thought I’d share with you a sneak preview… The Governor plans to tell the story of how we came together over these past  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…

Statement from Governor Martin O’Malley on Preliminary December Jobs Report, January 18th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of December: “Over the last 12 months, Maryland’s businesses created 30,300 new jobs. Last month alone, Maryland’s private sector created 7,700 jobs – our best December for private sector job  Read the Rest…

Fiscal Responsibility, January 17th, 2013

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications Yesterday, the Governor unveiled a fiscally responsible budget that continues record cuts while protecting our Triple A bond rating and investing in key priorities like education and job creation. By using a balanced approach, we’re on the verge of eliminating the $1.7 billion deficit that we inherited in 2007. These graphs  Read the Rest…

#MDForward Finalists, January 8th, 2013

By Zoe Pagonis, Director of Digital Strategy We asked Marylanders to share their stories on how they’re moving Maryland forward; and we were blown away by the submissions. We’re very pleased to announce the finalists of the first-ever #MDForward contest. Please vote for your favorite. The contestant with the most votes will be invited to  Read the Rest…