Latest News

Analysis: Which college softball program grossed the most in Maryland

Towson University, University of Maryland-College Park and Mount St Mary's University top the list of highest grossing college softball programs in Maryland in 2016

Maryland ranks No. 7 on Cato Institute’s K-12 education analysis

Maryland was rated seventh best for the performance of its K-12 public education system in a study by the Cato Institute that challenges other influential rankings of student achievement.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.

Arts for The Aging a Renewal Awards finalist

Social services nonprofit, Arts for the Aging, has been selected as one of 15 finalists for The Renewal Awards held by The Atlantic and sponsored by Allstate.

State institution: These 2-year Maryland schools attract the most in-state students

Fortis Institute-Towson, Brightwood College-Towson and Empire Beauty School-Glen Burnie enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Maryland schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: Maryland ranked 3rd most affected by government shutdown

Maryland ranked No. 3 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.

Analysis: Baltimore ranks 12th among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts.

Baltimore ranks 12th worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.

Charlotte Russe files Chapter 11; will close 94 stores in U.S., including 6 in Maryland

Charlotte Russe Holdings Corporation, the parent company for women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced that it intends to close six of its 13 stores in Maryland.

Maryland ranked No. 40 in 2019 business climate index

Maryland finished at No. 40 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Baltimore-Towson area has 24th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Baltimore-Towson area was nearly 23,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 1,091-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

State institution: These 2-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Institute of Health Sciences, Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel and The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Analysis: Maryland posts 38th highest drop in food stamps participants

Maryland ranked No. 38 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Maryland not on track to tax online sales

Maryland is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: UMCP athletes No. 1 in Maryland for economic impact

University of Maryland-College Park sports programs brought in $183,523 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Maryland that year, according to a Maryland Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data.

State institution: These 2-year Maryland schools attract the fewest in-state students

Institute of Health Sciences, Aspen Beauty Academy of Laurel and The Temple-A Paul Mitchell Partner School enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year Maryland schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Maryland posted 13th highest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Maryland ranked No. 13 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Maryland posted 25th highest individual income tax rate in 2018

Maryland ranked No. 25 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Metro Business Network