• News for Economic

    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Worker Shortage Crisis DeepeningThe Latest on Inflation: New Analysis from U.S. Chamber Senior Economist Curtis Dubay As mentioned during today's call, U.S. Chamber senior economist Curtis Dubay shared an analysis this week—which can be found below—on how the expectations of future inflation are beginning to show up more clearly in new data.By the numbers: Since the ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    It's time to get serious about developing a cybersecurity plan to protect your data and assets.By: Jamie Johnson, Contributor, CO- Cybersecurity threats are a worry for businesses of all sizes but small companies are particularly vulnerable. One incident could put you out of business. To protect your company from attack, here are three cybersecurity threats you should be preparing for ...read more
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    Thursday, June 10, 2021
    Alcohol Beverage Services’ Retail Stores To Resume Normal HoursThe retail stores of Montgomery County’s Department of Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) will return to normal hours of operation starting Sunday, June 13. The new schedule includes expanded hours and the reopening of stores on Sundays. Starting on June 13, stores will be open from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and open noon-5 ...read more
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    Thursday, June 10, 2021
    County’s Department of Permitting Services Will Begin to Welcome Walk-in Customers to Its New Offices in Wheaton Starting on Monday, June 14Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services (DPS) will be welcoming walk-in customers to its new offices at 2425 Reedie Dr. in Wheaton starting on Monday, June 14.DPS offices will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.DPS offices ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
    MARYLAND ADDS 3,800 JOBS IN APRIL; UNEMPLOYMENT STAYS AT 6.2%: LABOR REPORT by Bryan Renbaum | May 21, 2021 | COVID-19, News    Maryland’s economy added 3,800 jobs in April and the state’s unemployment rate remained at 6.2%, according to preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday morning. By contrast, Maryland added 13,100 jobs in March. ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
      Biden’s Tax Plan: What’s Enacted, What’s ProposedHigher taxes on corporations and the wealthy. Less than two months after his inauguration, President Joe Biden had moved significantly forward on the three key elements of his Build Back Better program, all of which are funded by notable changes in tax law.1 This article outlines the key elements of the Biden tax plan and clarifies which parts ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 02, 2021
      Opinion: Biden’s budget is a lieOpinion by Marc A. Thiessen, ColumnistJune 1, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. EDT (Washington Post) President Biden’s new $6 trillion budget is both staggering in its scope and dishonest in its design. The New York Times reports that Biden’s plan “would take the United States to its highest sustained levels of federal spending since World War II” while collecting “more tax ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 05, 2021
    TOP TAKEAWAYS4 million American small businesses, employing almost 13 million Americans, would see higher rates under tax proposals in Washington.The huge accumulation of savings means there should be plenty of fuel to stoke spending in the coming months.DEVELOPMENTS THAT MATTERSmall Business Would Be Hit Hard by Corporate Tax IncreaseProposed tax increases will hurt both big businesses and small ...read more
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