Montgomery Businesses Export $5 Billion per Year, Supporting 35,000 Jobs

From The Sentinel: Montgomery County exporters brought in more than $5 billion in 2015, supporting 35,000 jobs and comprising 6.5 percent of the county’s overall economy, according to data jointly produced by the Brookings Institution and the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University in Virginia. Much of the county’s – and Maryland’s –

The Washington Region’s Population Increased 0.9 Percent in 2016

2016 lagged prior years’ growth Download this blog Download PDF› Download data by jurisdiction Download Excel File › In 2016, the Washington region had 6,131,977 residents, an increase of 53,508 (+0.9 percent) from 2015. Population growth in 2016 was the smallest in the past six years and below the 1990-2015 average growth rate of 1.5

Federal budget cuts could mean $2.5 billion loss for DC in 2018

From WTOP: It still needs Congressional approval, but as proposed, President Donald Trump’s federal budget would have a big impact on the D.C. area. In order to direct a huge new influx of money toward the military and the border wall with Mexico, the budget includes major funding reductions elsewhere, including cuts of 21 percent for the