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D.C. Rejects Pepco-Exelon Merger

Exelon Corp's $6.8 billion bid for Pepco Holdings Inc. has been rejected by D.C.'s Public Service Commission.

Logan Gaskill Named Human Resources VP for National Harbor Casino

Logan Gaskill has been named vice president of human resources for upcoming National Harbor casino resort in Prince George's County, where he'll be responsible for recruiting and hiring a workforce of about 3,600 new employees, MGM announced Thursday.

Maryland Counties Celebrate 'Hiring Revolution'

They are calling it a pathway out of poverty and a game changer.

Prince George's to Give Another $20M Toward Purple Line Project

Prince George's County officials announced Friday an additional $20 million in county funds would go toward the Purple Line project, taking another step closer to the construction of the 16-mile light-rail system.

MGM to Allow Metro Buses at National Harbor Casino Resort

MGM will add a bus stop in front of the upcoming National Harbor casino resort after originally planning to prohibit public buses from the facility, officials said.

Job Placement Program a Major Success

When Events DC announced the launch of the Washington Marriot Marquis Jobs Training Program in collaboration with Goodwill of Greater Washington and a coalition of community-based organizations, only the overly optimistic could have envisioned the program working so well. Count ...

D.C. Wins $50K in Federal Entrepreneurship Initiative

The White House on Tuesday selected the District of Columbia as a winner in the 2015 Startup in a Day — Start Small Model prize competition.

Neil Albert Named Top Exec of Downtown D.C. BID

Neil Albert, a former deputy mayor and major political and business figure in the District, will be the next executive director of Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday.

Prince George's County to Host Program on Procurement

The Prince George's County Office of Central Services' Supplier Development and Diversity Division will host an event Tuesday for small-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses on procurement opportunities within the county schools system.

D.C. Wins $60M Case Against Online Travel Companies

The D.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a judgment by the D.C. Superior Court requiring online travel companies to pay more than $60 million in sales taxes and interest to the city.

Prince George's County Returning To China for Business Mission

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation hosted a breakfast meeting of more than 60 business owners, convincing them of the benefits of doing business with the world’s largest economy.

School Renovation Continues

A little known fact within the multitude of benefits the community will reap from the $1.25 billion MGM National Harbor Casino Resort project – the company will pour more than $4 million into renovating the vacant Thomas Addison Elementary School ...

Bowser, City Officials Laud Progress at The Wharf

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently joined several city leaders to celebrate the end of a site excavation for The Wharf, a long-awaited project on the Southwest Waterfront.

Prince George's Council Earmarks MGM Casino Revenue for Schools, Libraries

Prince George's County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a bill requiring half of gaming revenue from the upcoming MGM casino resort at the National Harbor be allocated for public education.

National Harbor Casino Resort Making Progress

The $1.25 billion MGM National Harbor Casino and Resort project is by no means a mirage.