Business, Politics

Governor Hogan to lead economic development mission to France, Ireland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan will lead an economic development mission to Western Europe from June 18-26 that will include diplomatic engagements and economic announcements in Paris, France and Dublin, Ireland. “Maryland is open for business, and our economic recovery continues to be one of the very best in America,” said Governor Hogan. “This mission will be focused on expanding partnerships …


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At World Economic Forum, Governor Hogan announces Global Gateway Initiative to attract more international business [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—This week, during the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Governor Larry Hogan announced a $2 million investment in the state’s innovative Global Gateway Initiative. Managed by the Maryland Department of Commerce, this first-in-the-nation program helps attract international businesses and ease their transition into the U.S. market by connecting them with local incubators and accelerators. “As we continue to have …


Governor Hogan announces $198 million in small business relief

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that the State of Maryland will deploy up to $198 million in federal small business relief through the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI). Maryland was the first state in the nation to submit its SSBCI deployment plan to the United States Treasury Department, and today was one of the first five states …

Greenland Technologies to move forward with new manufacturing facility in White Marsh

WHITE MARSH, MD—Greenland Technologies Holding Corporation, a technology developer and manufacturer of electric industrial vehicles and drivetrain systems for material handling machineries and vehicles, announced it has officially selected Baltimore County for the next phase of the company’s major U.S. expansion. The company conducted a comprehensive national selection process before selecting Maryland earlier this year. Baltimore County was then selected …

Niagara Bottling to open new manufacturing facility at Tradepoint Atlantic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that Niagara Bottling, LLC, one of the nation’s leading beverage manufacturers, will soon open a new manufacturing facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in Sparrows Point. Niagara Bottling plans to construct a 600,000 square-foot facility at the global logistics hub and anticipates moving into the facility by Spring 2023, and will add more than 90 …

Governor Hogan proclaims 2022 ‘Year of Harriet Tubman’ in Maryland [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has officially proclaimed 2022 as “The Year of Harriet Tubman” in Maryland as the state celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the nation’s most renowned freedom fighter. The governor announced the designation at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park and Visitor Center in Church Creek as the kick-off to a full weekend of …

Governor Hogan announces new appointments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Ahead of the new year, Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced three new appointments: Former Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill has been named secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, succeeding Secretary Kelly Schulz. Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Executive Director James F. Ports, Jr., has been named secretary of the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT), succeeding Secretary Greg …

Governor Hogan cuts ribbon on new high-tech manufacturing facility in White Marsh

Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday joined executives and employees from Mistral Group, a Bethesda-based company that provides practical system solutions to the U.S. market through adaptation and integration of Israeli defense technologies and U.S. engineering and manufacturing, to cut the ribbon on the company’s new manufacturing facility in White Marsh. Earlier this year, the company decided to move its manufacturing operations …