Posts Tagged ‘ economy ’

Another Pivot to the Economy?

With millions of Americans still out of work, President Obama delivered another lengthy speech last week declaring, again, that he was going to “pivot back to the economy.” The speech was long in words but short on new ideas and initiatives. In fact, he delivered the exact same speech at the exact same location...
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Support Calvert County’s Economy During Buy Local Agriculture Week

Support Calvert County’s Economy During Buy Local Agriculture Week

In conjunction with the state of Maryland, Calvert County will celebrate the bounty of local agricultural products July 20-28 by highlighting the benefits of buying local products from area farms, farmers markets and farm stands. The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners will officially proclaim July 20-28 “Buy Local Agriculture Week” during the commissioners’...
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Dan Bongino on the Economy

It doesn’t have to be this way. With trust in government at an all time low & new revelations that the economy is mired in a persistent slump, it is easy to throw in the towel & accept the status quo. Do not fall into this trap. Through over 200 years of blood &...
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Are You Ready to Vote? Asks Tony O’Donnell

Are You Ready to Vote? Asks Tony O’Donnell

The last Presidential debate is behind us. We are now heading into our last two weeks before the General Election. Are you ready to vote? Besides candidates for office, we have 7 ballot questions to make decisions on. I highly recommend you read each question fully before you enter the voting booth. Do the...
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November Jobs Report

November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley has released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November.  The report shows that Maryland’s unemployment rate improved 0.3 percentage points in November to 6.9 percent – 1.7 percentage points below the national average. Maryland employers added 2,000 jobs in...
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Positive Signs Begin to Stir in St. Mary’s

Positive Signs Begin to Stir in St. Mary’s

Positive Signs Begin to Stir in St. Mary’s – A Conversation with Bob Schaller As part of Southern Maryland News Net’s series, ‘A Conversation  with …” we talked for a while with the Director of St. Mary’s County Dept. of Economic and Community Development, Bob Schaller, Ph.D. Assisting Schaller was Dept. Economic Development Coordinator,...
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