MD Healthy Working Families Act Information

The Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance has compiled additional information to assist Maryland's small business owners comply with the MD Healthy Working Families Act.

Mar 19, 2018 at 2:35pm

Hogan Administration Announces New Maryland Business Express Website

The MD State Dept. of Assessments & Taxation has unveiled a new website that will make it easier for Maryland’s small business owners and entrepreneurs to plan, start, manage, and grow their business.

Mar 19, 2018 at 2:25pm

Free Resume, Interview Workshop Set

A free workshop on Resume Writing and Job Interview Techniques: Tips for Staying Competitive in a Changing Job Market is scheduled for March 29 at the McHenry campus of Garrett College.

Mar 16, 2018 at 9:55am

Garrett County, Maryland

Garrett County is a progressive community that welcomes business. The westernmost county in Maryland, Garrett County offers a central location to many major markets, an interstate, available community-owned business parks, one of Maryland’s best K-12 school systems, a variety of housing options, and an excellent workforce. 
Work in Garrett County - The Department of Economic Development works to attract, retain, and expand businesses to our area. Our workforce, location, and affordable community-owned business parks have attracted some of the best business that Maryland has to offer. We’re an attractive location for manufacturing, distribution, back office, call center, energy, agricultural, and recreation firms.
Learn in Garrett County - Our public schools consistently rank as one of Maryland’s best. The STEM curriculum, within both our public schools and Garrett College, prepares graduates for career achievement and skilled local jobs. We provide an opportunity to all students to achieve higher education. The Garrett County Commissioners Scholarship Program makes post-secondary education within reach of area high school students and their families. Yet educational efforts do not end there, Garrett College actively seeks private employers to partner with to provide enhanced job skills for area workers.
Play in Garrett County - With 90,000 acres of parks, trails, and lakeside amenities, Garrett County has many entertainment options. We offer year-round recreation from ski slopes to lake shores, as well as many public spaces to swim, ski, golf, and relax. Our county festivals, farmers’ markets, and cultural celebrations provide year-round enjoyment.
In Garrett County, we continue to define what it means to live, work, and play. We invite you to see what we have to offer. Please call us at 301-334-1921 or email us at
Interested in Garrett County's current economic development priorities?  Please click on the links below.