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  • Details about Edward Snowden's life in Maryland emerge

    Details about Edward Snowden's life in Maryland emerge
    Edward Joseph Snowden, the government contractor who revealed the National Security Agency's massive telephone- and Internet-surveillance program, has left few public clues about his life growing up in Crofton and Ellicott City. Snowden, 29, attended...
  • Sequestration puts Howard business community 'on edge'

    With less than a week to go until the federal government's March 1 deadline to reach an agreement avoiding a set of spending cuts known as sequestration, Howard County's business community is in the dark about its potential impact. Pam Klahr,...
  • Help for firms vying for a piece of the federal budget

    Help for firms vying for a piece of the federal budget
    Catonsville-based Alpha Omega Technologies performs work for one federal agency, and it wants more contracts — a daunting goal for a small company in a time of tight budgets. But the head of the 25-person software firm thinks he has a leg up after...
  • 'Fiscal cliff' deal approved, avoiding tax increases, spending cuts

    'Fiscal cliff' deal approved, avoiding tax increases, spending cuts
    A bipartisan plan to avoid federal spending reductions and tax increases that would hit Maryland especially hard won final approval Tuesday night in the House of Representatives even as outside groups warned that the bill would simply delay difficult...
  • Mayor's office contends city pays for 'phantom' phone lines

    The city of Baltimore is likely wasting tens of thousands of dollars a month on "phantom" phone lines that are never used, the city's new information technology director said Thursday. Chris Tonjes, who heads the Mayor's Office of Information Technology,...
  • City wasting $400,000 a month on phones, Pratt's lawyer says

    City wasting $400,000 a month on phones, Pratt's lawyer says
    Baltimore is wasting about $400,000 every month it does not install a new phone system, a lawyer for Comptroller Joan M. Pratt argued in court Thursday. But the mayor's lawyers argued that Pratt has no legal right to sue the city because she is a city...
  • Federal poultry regulations relaxed in spending law

    Federal poultry regulations relaxed in spending law
    Farming advocates are pressing Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to reverse a little-noticed measure approved by Congress last month that rescinded tough new rules on the poultry industry — a move that has strained the already rocky relationship between mom-...
  • Aiming high in federal contracting

    Aiming high in federal contracting
    As federal agencies pull back on spending, 7Delta's strategy is thinking big. The Columbia information technology firm, which grew by focusing on work for one federal agency, is going after larger contracts and broadening its reach. It's a...
  • District 9: Christopher Taylor

    District 9: Christopher Taylor
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. I bring a wealth of experience to my campaign for the 9th District City Council seat. As an educator, small business owner, and...
  • Congressional candidates stump Harford as primary nears

    The two candidates from Harford County for the Second Congressional District are continuing to campaign, while they also try to fulfill their duties at state legislators. One of them, Del. Rick Impallaria, only formally announced his campaign last...
  • New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor

    New Grand Prix chief has been a big city contractor, campaign donor
    Despite financing more than $140 million city contracts in the past 12 years, donating tens of thousands of dollars to Democratic candidates and being a member of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's inner circle, J.P. Grant III has largely avoided the...
  • Harford hires D.C. lobbying firm

    Harford County government has finalized its hiring of a  Washington, D.C., lobbying firm to represent the county's interests on Capitol Hill and in the halls of federal agencies. A consultant with Duane Morris Government Strategies will keep the county...