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  • Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments

    Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place...
  • Congress approves additional Sandy aid

    Congress approves additional Sandy aid
    In a move that will help some 800 Maryland families affected by the effects of Hurricane Sandy, Congress approved $10 billion in emergency funding Friday for the federal flood insurance program. The hastily scheduled votes came in response to criticism...
  • Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland

    Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland
    A $60 billion emergency spending bill that would provide federal aid to states still recovering from Hurricane Sandy would guarantee additional money for Maryland and subtly change the way administration officials determine eligibility for disaster relief...
  • Harford council reviews $20 million DES budget

    Russell Strickland, the new director of Harford County's newly-minted Department of Emergency Services, appeared before members of the County Council Thursday to make the case for his department's $20 million-plus budget for the 2014 fiscal year. The...
  • APG company employees donate to Sandy relief

    APG company employees donate to Sandy relief
    Employees at the Aberdeen Proving Ground office of New Jersey-based information technology firm Symbolic Systems Inc. – many of whom have ties to the Garden State – have helped raise $11,000 for Superstorm Sandy relief programs in New Jersey....
  • Mortgage settlement has shortcomings, critics say

    As the federal government and 49 states signed a landmark mortgage relief settlement Thursday, housing advocates and others pointed to shortcomings and raised questions about how the $25 billion plan would be able to provide relief to nearly 2 million...
  • Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department nets grant to aid water rescues

    The Sykesville Freedom District Fire Department was recently awarded $47,610 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant. According to a release from the offices of U.S. Sens. Barbara Mikulski...
  • The wrong time to play politics with FEMA

    The wrong time to play politics with FEMA
    Whether it's a hurricane, a flood, a tornado or an earthquake, Americans count on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be among the first responders. As the recent example of Hurricane Irene shows, only government can marshal the vast resources...
  • Obama authorizes federal funds for Md. disaster relief

    Federal disaster relief funds were allocated Wednesday to Maryland by President Obama, according to a statement from the White House. The money will be put toward state and local efforts to clean up from the damage caused by the heavy rains from Tropical...
  • Catholic Relief Services denies funding contraception

    Catholic Relief Services is defending a grant it shared with another aid group that separately funds contraception, which is a violation of church doctrine. The Baltimore-based group that is the Catholic community's official international humanitarian...
  • L.A. groups form emergency relief fund to help immigrant children

    L.A. groups form emergency relief fund to help immigrant children
    Several philanthropic groups have formed an emergency relief fund to assist Los Angeles nonprofits overwhelmed by an influx of immigrant children and their parents. On Thursday, a coalition of groups announced a pledge drive to raise money for the fund....
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to pay U.S. $10.2 billion more in dividends

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to pay U.S. $10.2 billion more in dividends
    Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will pay the federal government $10.2 billion more in dividends for their 2008 rescue after both firms reported first-quarter profits Thursday. With the payments, the companies will have sent $213.1...