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Maryland’s Economy Ranks #8 in Country

September 4th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's economy ranks in the top 10. Maryland ranks eighth on a list compiled by 24/7 Wall St. based on an index comprising five measures: GDP growth, job growth, unemployment rate, poverty rate, and bachelor's degree attainment rate.  Maryland Budget Secretary David Brinkley says creating a more business friendly atmosphere has been a priority of the Hogan administration from day one. He tells WCBC News that border counties such as Allegany and Garrett have a more difficult job given the competition from neighboring states…

4 Responses to “Maryland’s Economy Ranks #8 in Country”

  1. September 04, 2019 at 7:51 am, Brian said:

    Why would anybody bring a business to a state who changes the rules every 6 months as to what benefits you have to give your employees what you have to pay them when a neighboring state has none of these rules

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  2. September 04, 2019 at 9:01 am, Frederick Mckenzie said:

    Why would any company come to Maryland, one of the highest taxed state in America

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  3. September 04, 2019 at 11:26 am, Hank said:

    Western MD has been hurting since the 1970′s.

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    • September 04, 2019 at 7:22 pm, Jay said:

      Going on 4 decades in a downward spiral. Drive 90 minutes in any direction and comparable communities are doing fairly well. Morgantown, Altoona, Hagerstown, Winchester. Are their politicians better than ours?

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