| May 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
On April 17, State Senators Joe Getty, R-Baltimore and Carroll counties, and Ed Kasemeyer, D-Baltimore and Howard counties, shared anecdotes and answered questions from about 50 McDaniel College students who had gathered in a lecture room at Hill Hall for...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"You know, I actually believe my own bull----."
That's what President Barack Obama once told a reporter. If the man ever uttered a statement that spoke more to his approach to politics, I haven't heard it.
Whether it stems from a grandiose...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Those who are poor, minorities and living on the Eastern Shore, Baltimore City or Prince George’s County are more likely to be uninsured, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau Wednesday.
The Small Area Health Insurance...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The talk in Washington and among opinion leaders around the country's budget issues today centers on "balance" and "responsibility." Many conservatives declare that these terms mean that there should be no new revenue, only spending cuts to programs...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Blaming the cost to implement health care reform, the state's largest health insurer has proposed eye-popping rate increases to state regulators for individuals and small businesses.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield wants to raise rates an average of 25...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Union workers at Safeway and Giant Food in the Baltimore and Washington regions overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday that increases wages and maintains key benefits.
"It's a good day to be a member," said Tim Goins, executive vice president...
| Jun 9, 2012
For 35 years, Maryland has enjoyed a unique exemption from the federal government that allowed it to regulate hospital rates so that patients are charged the same no matter where they seek care.
But the system that state health officials say has...
| Jun 30, 2012
Next month, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management rolls out the Pathways programs, created by President Barack Obama in an effort to better attract young people to federal government jobs.
The programs aim to streamline and standardize recruiting,...
| Apr 1, 2012
The fate of the Affordable Care Act is in the hands of the Supreme Court justices. But in the court of public opinion, a large percentage of people polled recently want the law scrapped.
A CBS/New York Times survey found nearly half of those polled...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:53 AM
In the new issue of Rolling Stone, pop star Katy Perry joined many other celebrities in providing her analysis of political issues of our country.
According to the article, which you can view here, Perry revealed she's "recently undergone a political...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 2:33 PM
St. Joseph Medical Center is looking to partner with other hospitals as it continues to lose patients and revenue in the wake of problems with its lead cardiologist — a move that experts say might even lead to a merger.
The Towson hospital has...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:00 AM
America is a little like my eldest son. In ninth grade, at 6-foot-3 and 220 pounds., Brendan was big man on campus, physically dominating senior ballplayers. Due to his savvy, size and confidence, he was given charge of older restaurant employees where he...