ANNAPOLIS—The University of Maryland at Baltimore contributes to the state’s economy by strengthening its professional workforce as well as in other ways. So says the school as it referred to a recent report by Moody’s Analytics on the state of Maryland – a report that has been picked over by officials within the state since its release at the beginning of the month.

Essentially the report has been a grab bag of findings, according to an analysis by The Daily Record. It noted that Maryland’s economy is too dependent on federal jobs and is having difficulty growing its private sector employment. It also found that cargo delays at the Port of Baltimore is putting it at a competitive disadvantage – which the port director later rebutted in the Daily Record.

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