November 1, 2017

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Stemming the tide of frivolous lawsuits for businesses

  Dating back to the Civil War, the federal government (with help from private individuals who share in the proceeds of recovery) has prosecuted the presentation of false claims to the government for payment. The federal False Claims Act has had a significant effect on the business community. On the state level, Maryland has only …

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Frosh urges justices to reject GOP challenge to Md. congressional district

The Supreme Court should reject a challenge by Maryland Republicans that the Democratic-led General Assembly unconstitutionally gerrymandered a congressional district because the GOP cannot show it was redrawn to replace a Republican U.S. representative with a Democratic one, state Attorney General Brian E. Frosh stated in papers filed Tuesday with the justices. Frosh submitted the brief …

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Kara Richmond, Carlos Valdivia and Louisa Liu | idfive

Kara Richmond has been named a marketing coordinator, Carlos Valdivia a senior web developer and Louisa Liu a graphic designer with idfive. Richmond graduated from Towson University in 2016 with dual degrees in advertising and public relations and interned at several Maryland-based agencies before joining idfive. Richmond assists idfive’s marketing and media teams with event …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/31/kara-richmond-carlos-valdivia-and-louisa-liu-idfive/

Loss of House of Cards could be economic hit to Maryland

The series, filmed at sites throughout Maryland, has a large economic footprint in the state, according to numbers from the Department of Commerce. It’s also received large sums in tax incentives for filming here.

from https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2017/10/31/loss-of-house-of-cards-could-be-economic-hit-to.html?ana=RSS%26s=article_search
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Jenny Thompson and Frank DeSantis | SHIFT Society

Jenny Thompson, the CEO and founder of SafetyPIN Technologies Inc.; and Frank DeSantis, the vice president of breakthrough innovation for Stanley Black & Decker, have joined SHIFT Society, the world’s only mission-driven, localized, invite-only entrepreneurial membership community. Thompson began her career by successfully leading the Agora, Inc. company, NewMarket Health, where she increased profits 500 …

from http://thedailyrecord.com/2017/10/31/jenny-thompson-and-frank-desantis-shift-society/

Preservation Maryland in ‘aggressive’ fight to save federal historic tax credits

“Losing it would have a detrimental effect on the city of Baltimore, the state and the entire nation,” said Nicholas Redding, executive director of Preservation Maryland.

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