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  • Leopold: Sixth casino would be a breach of faith

    Leopold: Sixth casino would be a breach of faith
    When the General Assembly considered video lottery facility legislation in the special session of 2007, a defined area of Anne Arundel County was included as one of five designated sites. In fact, it was included as the site allocated the greatest...
  • Supercommittee inaction could hurt state

    Marylanders from nearly every walk of life could be affected by across-the-board budget cuts starting in 2013 as a result of the congressional supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement to trim the nation's spiraling budget deficits. After months...
  • Congress irresponsible to reject balanced budget amendment

    On Friday the balanced budget amendment, known as House Joint Resolution No. 2, failed to achieve the two-thirds majority it needed for passage in the House of Representatives. The amendment called for the president to present a balanced budget to...
  • Harford council grills officials, tables vote on $1,250 bonuses

    Members of the Harford County Council grilled County Executive David Craig's legislative liaison Nancy Giorno and deputy treasurer Rick Pernas for almost an hour Tuesday on the proposed one-time, $1,250 bonus Craig wants to pay to all county employees....
  • County executive hears budget requests for next year

    Turnout was lighter than in past years as County Executive Ken Ulman kicked off a budget-making process for next year that has officials cautiously optimistic that they can avoid painful cuts. Several people spoke before Ulman — who was flanked...
  • Harford's Craig explains trip to New York during council hearing on bonuses

    Harford County Executive David Craig released a statement explaining his trip last week to meet with three bond-rating agencies in New York, an annual event. Craig said he spent two days meeting with representatives of Standard & Poor's, Moody's and...
  • Stopping thieves before they steal your child's identity

    As concern grows over child identity theft, Maryland is considering legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to protect a youngster's credit report. Minors aren't supposed to have such reports because they're too young to get credit....
  • Five Constellation execs named to Exelon posts

    An Exelon executive would run the business unit that would remain in Baltimore if the proposed merger between Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. is approved, Chicago-based Exelon said Wednesday. Under the merger, Constellation Energy's growing...
  • Big debt collectors and credit bureaus come closer to federal oversight

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureauhas the power to oversee big debt collectors and credit bureaus. Before it can do so, it has to define¬†“big.”¬† The agency released its proposed rule that defines the size of institutions it will...
  • Baltimore city is among many suing big banks over allegations of rate-rigging

    Baltimore city is among many suing big banks over allegations of rate-rigging
    You're likely part of the largest financial scandal in the world today if you have an adjustable-rate mortgage or a private student loan. Or live in Baltimore. The city is suing more than a dozen major banks, claiming the institutions conspired to...
  • Craig touts Harford's exceptional economy, warns state mandates 'must be stopped'

    Craig touts Harford's exceptional economy, warns state mandates 'must be stopped'
    Harford County's economic standing is better than that of Maryland, many other states and the United States as a whole, but its autonomy is being threatened by state mandates, Harford County Executive David Craig declared in his State of the County...
  • Craig: 'We accomplished much in 2011, but we have many more opportunities for success in the future'

    Craig: 'We accomplished much in 2011, but we have many more opportunities for success in the future'
    The following is the 2012 State of the County Address delivered by Harford County Executive David Craig at the Feb. 21 county council legislative session: Harrisburg, PA: Requesting Bankruptcy. Jefferson County, AL: Bankrupt. The State of Maryland:...