Economic Alliance report: Baltimore sure is great [Links Roundup]

Plus: Tenable, PayPal and land on The Sun's list of Baltimore's 100 best workplaces.

The EAGB report acknowledged the impact of decreased federal spending but ultimately looked on the bright side of things. (Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Kimberlyshorter, used under a Creative Commons license)

Rosy Economic Alliance report presents Baltimore as a place for ‘young, smart people’ [Baltimore Business Journal]: “The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore has a mission to cheerlead for the area and its economy, and a report it’s releasing Wednesday is heavy on optimism even though it nods to the problem of a drop in federal spending.”
Maryland’s next DLLR secretary is a fan of beer, but not regulation [Baltimore Business Journal]: “The next secretary of Maryland’s Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation has spent much of her legislative career fighting against business regulation — and supporting small beer makers.”

RISE Zone program to benefit Maryland business communities [MDBIZ News]: “Business communities surrounding colleges, universities and other nonprofits may find new State benefits through the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development’s (DBED) RISE Zone program, DBED Secretary Dominick Murray announced this week.”

Buck Showalter: ‘There are no shortcuts’ [The Daily Record]: “At least the audience for Showalter’s keynote address at the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore’s annual meeting in Baltimore on Dec. 17 can depend on the O’s skipper being honest.”
Baltimore Sun’s Top 100 Workplaces Rankings for 2014 [Baltimore Sun]: This year’s rankings include Tenable Network Security, PayPal and AOL subsidiary
Aris Melissaratos mulls making his economic development forum an annual event [Baltimore Business Journal]: “Aris Melissaratos is batting around the idea of making Stevenson University’s Maryland Rising economic development forum an annual event.”

Companies: Maryland Department of Commerce / / AOL/ / Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore / Tenable Holdings / Aol / PayPal

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