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  • Judge orders county to reduce premiums for police retirees

    Judge orders county to reduce premiums for police retirees
    A court has ordered Baltimore County to reduce the health insurance premiums it charges hundreds of retired police officers. Baltimore County Circuit Judge Michael J. Finifter gave the county 10 days to comply with the order. The ruling is the latest in...
  • Kamenetz wrong on county retirement benefits

     Kamenetz wrong on county retirement benefits
    It is a shame that an elected leader fails to tell the complete truth on retirement benefits for Baltimore County employees ("Balto. Co. is seeking to make retirement benefits sustainable," Sept. 30). True, there is a health care review committee....
  • Health care tax credit promoted to small businesses in Arundel

    Health care tax credit promoted to small businesses in Arundel
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot and the Maryland Health Care For All Coalition are encouraging small businesses in Anne Arundel County to use federal tax credits available through the Affordable Care Act to cover some of the costs of providing...
  • Democrats' win in Virginia hides the real problem with Obamacare

     Democrats' win in Virginia hides the real problem with Obamacare
    President Barack Obama campaigned in Virginia on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAulife claiming that if the Republicans putting as much energy into bolstering Obamacare that they were putting into delaying it, the program would be up...
  • New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills

    New rules require equal insurance coverage for mental ills
    Most Americans with health insurance will be guaranteed access to mental health services, including for depression and alcoholism, equal to medical and surgical treatment under long-delayed rules issued Friday by the Obama administration. But the...
  • Almond panders to unions

    Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond is wrong to criticize County Executive Kevin Kamenetz for his handling of the police department health care dispute ("Kamenetz under fire for refusing to repay police retirees," Sept. 27). Not only would it be...
  • Arundel's Neuman proposes retiree health changes

    Arundel's Neuman proposes retiree health changes
    Anne Arundel County government employees would have to work longer to get health insurance in retirement, and the county would pay for a smaller portion of the coverage under a bill proposed Thursday by the county executive. County Executive Laura...
  • Obamacare supporters, critics united against requirement for Congress, staff

    Obamacare supporters, critics united against requirement for Congress, staff
    During the debate over the Affordable Care Act, critics in Congress warned that the law would mean that many Americans would lose their existing employer-provided insurance coverage. But when a key part of the law takes effect in January, the ones who...
  • Retailers name D23-A delegate their Legislator of the Year [South Laurel/Montpelier]

    Del. James Hubbard, who represents those of us in District 23A in Prince George's County, is the recipient of the 2013 Legislator of the Year Award bestowed by the Maryland Retailers Association. The award was presented at the MRA's annual dinner on Sept....
  • Public education a public concern [Editorial]

    Generally speaking, the general public should be a lot more interested in the formulation of a budget for the school system than attendance at public hearings on the subject would seem to indicate. From a philosophical standpoint, public education is...
  • FOP claims Balto. Co. now owes $1.6 million in retiree case

    FOP claims Balto. Co. now owes $1.6 million in retiree case
    The Baltimore County police union says the county now owes hundreds of retired officers nearly $1.6 million in health insurance refunds and interest — about $1 million more than previously estimated. The new figures surfaced Tuesday at a...
  • Ben Carson sinks beneath contempt

    Ben Carson sinks beneath contempt
    In 1865, American slavery ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. Since that time, these things have happened: •In 1871, fire destroyed the city of Chicago. •In 1896, the...