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How Big Business Cashed In On Corporate Welfare In 2016

Despite attempts to shrink America’s safety net, state governments are doling out subsides, tax breaks and other incentives to major corporations.

The so-called deal-sweeteners offered by governors, state legislators and local city councils equates to billions of taxpayer dollars shifting hands from public to private for-profit entities. 230 more words

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How Big Business Cashed In On Corporate Welfare In 2016

Despite attempts to shrink America’s safety net, state governments are doling out subsides, tax breaks and other incentives to major corporations.

The so-called deal-sweeteners offered by governors, state legislators and local city councils equates to billions of taxpayer dollars shifting hands from public to private for-profit entities. 230 more words

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Exclusive: Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Gets Candid on the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Under Armour chairman and CEO Kevin Plank is keeping perspective.

As the country digests one of the most controversial presidential elections of recent times and its surprising results, Under Armour’s chief said he is hopeful that a polarizing election year will ultimately yield unity across the nation. 777 more words

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New Taxis Hitting Baltimore Waters Have Wi-Fi, Heat & A/C

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Nine months after the big announcement, a new wave of water taxis are finally hitting Baltimore waterways with help from Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and Sagamore Development. 321 more words

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Under Armour: A Team and its Captain

By: Tyler Starr

There are very few companies that have grown as fast as Under Armour has in recent history. From C.E.O. Kevin Plank starting the company in his grandmother’s basement in 1995, He rapidly transformed his ideas for athletic wear into one of the biggest and most well-known brand names of the current generation. 2,160 more words

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How Entrepreneurs Like Elon Musk and Reed Hastings Become Global CEOs

Excellent leaders are rare, and some of the very rarest and best are of a specific type: entrepreneurs who start a successful company (a tiny percentage of total entrepreneurs) and who then continue to manage it well as a big, established business (a tiny subset of successful entrepreneurs). 564 more words

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City Council Approves $660 Million Port Covington Deal

BALTIMORE (WJZ) —  Baltimore City Council approved the hotly contested $660 million deal to develop Port Covington on Monday evening. The deal passed with only one council member voting “no” and two abstaining, the rest approving the development. 411 more words

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