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June 26, 2017

On This Day in 1959

The 189-mile-long St. Lawrence Seaway opens, making the Great Lakes accessible to Atlantic shipping. Thousands of laborers toiled for decades to make it happen; indirectly and directly, the Seaway today supports 75,000 jobs in Canada and 150,000 in the U.S.

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Governor Hogan Signs The More Jobs for Marylanders Act
Posted On: Apr 12, 2017
Apr. 12, 2017  | JOBS | … Manufacturers creating new jobs in Maryland could receive tax breaks under a bill Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law Thursday, the product of a hard-won compromise that came together in the final hours of this year’s legislative session… Hogan said it would “incentivize and encourage manufacturers to create thousands of jobs in the areas of the state that need them most.” For companies to be eligible for the tax breaks, they must offer programs that allow their employees to improve their job skills… baltimoresun.com


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