Move to Chip and Pin Cards Gets Boost

Today, the White House signed an Executive Order directing the government to lead by example in securing transactions and sensitive data. The enhanced measures include securing credit, debit, and other payment cards with microchips in lieu of basic magnetic strips, and PINs, such as… Read More

Star Spangled Spectacular Event Traffic and Commerical Vehicle Restrictions Baltimore

Temporary commercial vehicle restrictions will be in effect from 12:00 noon on Saturday, September 13, 2014 through 12:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 14, 2014. During this time, commercial vehicles, including tanker trailers, will not be permitted in the downtown / Inner Harbor areas of the city and… Read More

Maryland to Step Up Enforcement of SNAP Benefits Trafficking

Maryland is soliciting support from retailers to post the anti-fraud posters below to assist in SNAP benefit fraud. This fraud by recipients and unscrupulous vendors in the SNAP program hurts Marylanders that are in need of assistance for their nutritional needs.  Please consider posting… Read More

ENERGY STAR Tax Free Weekend

Tax Free Weekend for qualified ENERY STAR appliances will begin on Saturday, February 15, end on Monday, February 17. During this weekend, the 6% sales tax will not be charged on qualified ENERGY STAR air conditioners, clothes washers, furnaces, heat pumps, boilers, solar water… Read More

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Hall of Fame

Maryland Food Industry Hall of Fame Breakfast: November 6, 2014 at Martins West.  Invitations will go out this summer.