Business news

Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags

Aug 18, 2017

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Wednesday temporarily halted the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air bag inflators.

Student chefs showcase talent at Governor's event

Jul 24, 2017
UMES Office of Public Relations

When Governor Larry Hogan and First Lady Yumi Hogan hosted the 10th annual Governor's Buy Local Cookout July 20 at the Government House in Annapolis, a student chef from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore at the Universities at Shady Grove's entrée was featured. 

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Capital One is consolidating all its Delaware employees into two adjacent office buildings in downtown Wilmington.

Capital One's Delaware Market President Joe Wescott tells the News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/2q0cdKl) that once the move is complete, all of the company's 2,200 Delaware associates will be together in one space for the first time ever. Company officials signed separate 10-year leases for both properties on Delaware Avenue that run through 2027.

Little consensus on Metro funding from regional leaders

Oct 12, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of Washington found little consensus on how to fund the struggling Metro subway system at a regional meeting to discuss economic development.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will join District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan next month to discuss economic issues impacting the Mid-Atlantic region.

The event at the Washington Hilton on Oct. 12 will bring the leaders together to talk about issues like transportation and the Metro, economic development and diversifying the regional economy.

The Capital Region Business Forum is being put on by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Prince George's Chamber of Commerce.