| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:48 AM
The Maryland Insurance Administration, a state regulatory agency, will offer a variety of consumer materials on all types of insurance products from annuities to title insurance and health, auto and homeowners insurance.
Trained staff will be available...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Does anybody like companies they don’t know tracking their Internet movements?
If your among the “practically everybody” who doesn’t like this snooping, there’s a new site for you. RespectMyDNT.org (DNT means Do Not Track)...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:35 AM
JPMorgan Chase must refund $309 million to customers who were billed for credit monitoring services they never received, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The agency has taken similar action against credit card companies.
| Sep 21, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Dorothy L. Ruyak, a retired Goucher College counselor and former co-president of the Baltimore County League of Women Voters, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Aug. 21 at Oak Crest Village. The Parkville resident was 82.
Born in Bethlehem,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
WellDoc Inc., a Baltimore-based company that makes mobile apps to manage chronic disease, welcomed the Food and Drug Administration's announcement Monday of final rules governing the development of mobile medical apps.
"It does put us at ease that we're...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The Federal Trade Commission brought its first case against a California debt collector that allegedly sent text messages to consumers.
Nothing wrong with that, but the debt collector didn’t let on that it was debt collector, the agency said....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:12 PM
President Barack Obama used a visit to Maryland on Thursday to push back against congressional Republicans who are working to delay provisions of his health care law set to take effect next week.
The president vowed that his signature domestic...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Beginning today, millions of Americans — and hundreds of thousands of Marylanders — who could not afford health insurance, or didn't have access to it, will finally be able to sign up for coverage through health marketplaces like the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional an arrangement approved by state regulators to allow construction of a new power plant in Southern Maryland, an effort to increase locally produced electricity before tight supply causes reliability problems.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
As of Tuesday, thousands of residents will be able to log onto the state's health care exchange, the Maryland Health Connection, to browse for medical insurance and even buy a policy.
The exchange and others like it across the country are considered key...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:34 AM
It's a beautiful thing: Thousands of people in Western Maryland — that cradle of rural conservatism and fed-up secessionists who want to declare their independence as the country's 51st state — are now eligible for affordable health...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Marylanders who need insurance under health reform because they don't have it through their employer or a federal plan will be able to get it from a state exchange. Maryland Insurance Commissioner Therese M. Goldsmith discusses the kinds of plans that are...