Maryland's top-paid lobbyists – and who's paying them

Baltimore Business Journal - 8 hours 23 min ago
The 25 highest-paid lobbyists in Maryland during the last General Assembly were paid $17.5 million from clients. The Business Journal ranked the 25 highest-paid lobbyists and listed notable clients using data provided by the Maryland State Ethics Commission. View the slideshow to find out how much each lobbyist was paid between the Nov. 1, 2016 and April 30, 2017 period and who’s paying them. Gerard Evans, the state's highest-paid lobbyist, had more than 50 clients. Some of his more high-profile…
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CSX CEO Hunter Harrison has died

Baltimore Business Journal - Sat, Dec 16, 2017
CSX Corp. (Nasdaq: CSX) CEO Hunter Harrison has died. “It is with great sadness that we announce that E. Hunter Harrison, President and Chief Executive Officer of CSX, died today in Wellington, Fla., due to unexpectedly severe complications from a recent illness," a CSX statement reads. "The entire CSX family mourns this loss. On behalf of our Board of Directors, management team and employees, we extend our deepest sympathies to Hunter’s family. Hunter was a larger-than-life figure who brought…
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What Made These 5 People YouTube Stars

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2018: A Year to Begin New Shifts

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Meet the Publicly Traded Company Paying Employees in Bitcoin

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11 Reasons You Should Only Hire Introverts

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