| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:24 PM
The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System leadership sent this letter today outlining how much federal budget cuts will cost the medical system.
From: Paul B. Rothman and Ronald R. Peterson [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, March 01,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:52 PM
When Congress and the White House failed to make a deal on budget cuts March 1, sequestration went into effect, requiring federal agencies to identify $85 billion in required cuts.
The looming reductions, which will be spread across agencies —...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Economist John Kenneth Galbraith once observed that there are two kinds of market forecasters, those who don't know and those who don't know they don't know. That is well illustrated by the current disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street, as the...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A dozen neighborhood volunteers will spend their Presidents Day turning around a former city recreation center that new sponsors envision reborn as an education and community center.
After 32 years, the Barclay Recreation Center shut down in August, a...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Sixth-graders from West Middle School in Carroll County scoured the Bear Branch stream one recent morning in search of aquatic life in the dead of winter. Nathan Grella said the contents of his bucket did not appear promising.
"We just got leaves and...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Although federal budget cuts are scheduled for March 1, it could be months before a threatened shutdown of U.S. meat plants would occur because of a furlough of meat inspectors, according to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Vilsack said work rules...
| Feb 24, 2013
Maryland's business leaders are increasing efforts to speak with a louder, more unified voice to state officials, seeing in looming federal budget cuts the necessity — or opportunity — to focus more attention on the private sector.
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
We are just days away from a cataclysm of biblical proportions. The cuts foretold in the Budget Control Act of 2011 are young as far as prophecies go, but apparently they are every bit as terrifying as rivers of blood and plagues of locusts. Any day now...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A bipartisan group of governors expressed concern Saturday over the impact looming federal budget cuts will have on their states but had few ideas for how to break the latest fiscal impasse gripping Congress.
Most of the nation's governors, including...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Checks will arrive on time, but nearly every other task the Social Security Administration performs — from answering phones to determining eligibility for claims — will be delayed if Congress fails to stop steep federal budget cuts from taking...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Chicken Little is alive and well writing editorials for The Sun ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). The world will apparently come to an end when the sequester, better known as budget cuts, goes into effect on March 1. These budget cuts are apparently far...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....