| Dec 7, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The judges of Maryland's top court are subject to the second-best financial disclosure rules in the country, according to a national study. But the report found that transparency is so bad nationwide that no state got a letter grade higher than "C."...
| Dec 8, 2013
Few companies watch their bottom line with more anxiety than startup firms, but the ones who want to move into a new business accelerator in Columbia will need to think beyond revenue and expenses.
Howard County's Conscious Venture Lab is on the hunt...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Bruce Gartner served as acting executive secretary of the Maryland Transportation Authority for seven months before being named permanently to the position last month.
That was probably a good thing because the Annapolis resident needs to hit the ground...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Thanks to The Sun for drawing attention to the crisis of homelessness in our community ("Addressing the intractable problem of homelessness in Baltimore," Dec. 2). Clearly we face daunting challenges and limited resources to meet the needs of our most...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Perryville residents could be seeing an increase in their water and sewer rates sometime soon.
The town's water fund and sewer fund both finished the last fiscal year, FY2012-2013 which ended June 30, in the red, according to audit results presented...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Leaders in the Maryland Republican Party are promoting the recent win in the Annapolis mayoral race as evidence the GOP can secure victories in Democratic strongholds.
Upbeat party members gathered Saturday in the state capital for their fall...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:01 PM
As he runs for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has hosted politically influential guests — including lobbyists, campaign contributors and union leaders — in the state's skybox at the Redskins' stadium, records show.
Brown's guests during...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Many people find the holiday season to be a time to share their blessings with the less fortunate. Local organizations and advocacy groups such as those below would put your gift to good use.
• Oaklands Presbyterian Church has a food pantry on-site...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Parents of home-schooled and private school children will be able to apply for funds from the recently created Carroll County Education Opportunity Fund in about two weeks after county commissioners unanimously approved the fund's organizational structure...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Baltimore's top politicians are set to receive automatic 2.5 percent pay raises, following a years-old decision by an independent body.
The salary hikes — which would increase the mayor's $159,380 salary to $163,365 — are tied to raises...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:58 PM
Unexpected expenses and shortfalls — $3.8 million in police expenses, $4 million in unpaid tax credits, a $14.4 million gap from inactive speed cameras — left Baltimore officials scrambling in recent months to patch holes in the budget, the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Maryland, like the rest of this country, owes its military veterans a debt of gratitude. Not just those who were wounded in the armed conflicts of recent years but everyone who ever wore a uniform of the armed services of this country.