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Gov. Hogan To Try To Revive Plan To Create Manufacturing Jobs In High Unemployment Areas

December 14th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said this week he  will try to revive a plan to create manufacturing jobs in high-unemployment area  despite the measure failing during the 2016 legislative session. According to a spokesman, the Republican governor’s office has “worked out some of the kinks” that caused lawmakers to balk at the original proposal, which would have provided a 10-year tax exemption for new manufacturers and their employees in areas such as Baltimore, Western Maryland and the lower Eastern Shore.  Hogan said that it clear that action has to be taken to reverse the trend of losing manufacturing jobs that has been growing in the last decade…


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