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  • Social Security office hours cut

    Everyone is talking about proposed cuts to Social Security such as changing the inflation rate used to calculate cost-of-living-adjustments or raising the retirement age. But other cuts are already underway. The agency announced today that it will close...
  • Md. businesses express hope for jobs plan

    President Barack Obama's plan to combat unemployment by pumping $447 billion into the nation's economy won cautious praise from Maryland-based small-business owners and labor groups Friday, but there was widespread skepticism about the proposal's...
  • Baltimore County schools continue to hire on business side of operations

    Baltimore County schools continue to hire on business side of operations
    At a time when Baltimore County schools are cutting nearly 200 teaching positions, the system has added three dozen new employees to the business side of its operations at salaries that total $1.9 million. An analysis of data supplied by the school...
  • Jack Johnson's golden parachute

    Jack Johnson's golden parachute
    The case of former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson, who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges in May, was back in the news this week after it was revealed that he is continuing to collect his $39,468 state pension, despite having...
  • 'The United States of America does not run out without paying the tab'

    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND TOWN HALL Ritchie Coliseum University of Maryland College Park, Maryland 11:04 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Maryland! (Applause.) Hello! Nice to see you. Thank you so much. (Applause.) Everybody,...
  • Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance

    Obama pressures GOP on debt at College Park appearance
    After weeks of negotiating behind the scenes, President Barack Obama came to the University of Maryland on Friday in an effort to convince the public that lawmakers could find compromise in their talks over raising nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling....
  • Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds

    Treasury moves away from paper to electronic savings bonds
    The move by the federal government to end the sale of paper savings bonds at banks and credit unions next year is bad news for savers in more ways than one. The amount of savings bonds consumers can buy each year will be significantly reduced. And even...
  • Edgewood woman gets 6 years in jail for bank fraud, identity theft

    An Edgewood woman who prosecutors say was the ringleader of a bank fraud and identity theft scheme was sentenced in federal court last week to six years in prison for her role in the conspiracy. According to the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office, U.S....
  • Social Security sets off sparks

    Social Security sets off sparks
    If there was still any doubt that Social Security is the proverbial third rail of American politics — that is, potentially deadly to the touch — Gov. Rick Perry has provided the electrifying answer: You don't mess with the monthly checks,...
  • Federal workers fret over debt talks

    Federal workers fret over debt talks
    As the president and the speaker of the House intensified their debate over raising the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling Monday night, the real world impact was reflected among Maryland federal workers like Jacqueline Hamilton. After 44 years of...
  • Social Security actually one-ups Ponzi

    There have been recent accusations by some politicians running for president that Social Security is a "Ponzi scheme." Others say this type of talk is a politically motivated scare tactic. Let's examine the facts. Charles Ponzi was an Italian...
  • Aberdeen woman to serve 5 years for welfare theft

    Sharre Anne Jones of Aberdeen will serve five years in the Maryland Division of Corrections for stealing $8,332 in Social Security Supplemental Security Income intended for her disabled 13-year-old grandson, Harford County State's Attorney Joseph Cassilly...