Biography

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Hiltzik writes the daily blog “The Economy Hub.” His business column appears every ...

Read full bio

Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

The Economy Hub

E-mail | Blog | Facebook | Twitter

The poison pill at the heart of Paul Ryan's poverty plan

July 25, 2014

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., this week revived his quest to be taken seriously as a "reformist" conservative ("reformicon" is becoming the preferred terminology) by releasing a position paper on refashioning the federal government's poverty programs

Cars in the news

Cars in the news

Dealers are cutting prices on 2014 models to make room for 2015 models, many of which go on sale this summer. Here's a look at redesigned or...

Nielsen names 14 breakthrough consumer products

14 breakthrough consumer products

Here is market research company Nielsen's list of 14 breakthrough consumer innovation products, based on products introduced in 2012 that...

Which stores have recently opened or closed in the Baltimore region?

Which stores have recently opened or closed in Baltimore?

Keep up with the latest news about store openings and closings in the Baltimore area.

Who are Maryland's billionaires?

Who are Maryland's billionaires?

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of international billionaires --1,645 people with an aggregate net worth of $6.4 trillion as of...

PHOTO GALLERIES