| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:36 PM
After pulling a grant intended for a health center that went out of business, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman said the money is being set aside for now.
The county had awarded $1.9 million in casino grant funds to the People's Community...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Today's announcement by Walgreens that it would not seek to move its corporate headquarters (for tax purposes, anyway) out of the United States may well be the exception that proves the rule of an inexorable trend toward so-called "corporate inversion."...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Letter writer Mark Campbell recently referred to improper Earned Income Tax Credit payments as "fraud" ("Want to expand the EITC? Cut fraud first," July 30).
While there's no arguing that the number of such payments is alarmingly high, most are made...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Fact: Captured Hamas fighters confirm that their maze of secret tunnels into Israel was to be the entry point for a series of coordinated terror attacks during the Jewish High Holidays — all in order to massacre Israeli citizens at lightly guarded...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Harford County residents are being approached by scammers posing as IRS agents threatening to throw them in jail, if they don't pay what the criminals falsely claim are unpaid back taxes. In Baltimore over the weekend, criminals posed as BGE officials and...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:42 PM
State officials said at a legislative briefing Thursday that their agencies must do more to flag financial mismanagement at group homes — problems similar to those that went unheeded at an Anne Arundel County facility where a 10-year-old disabled...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:53 PM
The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Maryland's Board of Public Works, a panel that includes the governor and other top state officials, did little to scrutinize millions in contracts it awarded in recent years to the financially strapped operator of a group home where a 10-year-old boy died...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 9:30 AM
In response to Larry Carson's letter ("Why should the tea party be tax-exempt?" July 2), let me make it clear to you as someone who was targeted by the Obama Administration through the IRS that No tea party group that I am aware of — and as past-...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A nonprofit health clinic that serves more than 11,000 low-income clients at centers in Baltimore and Anne Arundel County is closing its doors at the end of the month.
Stacy C. Fruhling, interim CEO of People's Community Health Centers, blamed the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:12 PM
When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...