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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published October 15, 2013

TOMORROW: GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO ANNOUNCE 2014 UNEMPLOYMENT TAX RATES



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TOMORROW: GOVERNOR O’MALLEY TO ANNOUNCE 2014 UNEMPLOYMENT TAX RATES

ANNAPOLIS (October 15, 2013) - TomorrowOctober 16, Governor Martin O’Malley will join state officials and business leaders to make an announcement about unemployment insurance tax rates for 2014. Unemployment Insurance is a critical lifeline for working Marylanders during tough economic times.  Improving the unemployment insurance trust fund has been a priority for the O'Malley-Brown Administration.Under state law, the tax rates are determined each year based upon the health of the Trust Fund on September 30. 

Where: Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 60 West Street #100, Annapolis, MD

When: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:00 p.m.

As of last month, Maryland recovered 100 percent of the jobs lost as a result of the national recession. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has ranked Maryland #1 for entrepreneurship and innovation two years in a row.  The nonpartisan group The States Project says we’re #2 for economic opportunity, and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation ranks us among the five states best positioned to succeed in the new economy.  And for the fourth year in a row- the Chamber also ranks us in the top ten for economic performance.