| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:15 PM
—The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between businesses run by conservative Christians and the Obama administration over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner's religious...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to begin a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador on Monday.
The governor will lead a trade mission that includes 30 businesses and leaders from Maryland's Port Authority, according to the his office. The state...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Lockheed Martin, a government contractor best known for its fighter jets, formally opened a health care center in Baltimore County Wednesday, part of a bid to expand the company's role in the medical sector.
While health care services still represent a...
| Jun 5, 2013
Economic forecasters exist to make astrologers look good. But the recent jubilance is enough to make even weather forecasters blush.
"The economy is going gangbusters! Just look at consumer spending!"
"Look at home prices! Look at the bull market!"...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
To paraphrase the British author Samuel Johnson, nothing focuses the mind like an imminent election.
After raising billions in new taxes during Gov. Martin O'Malley's tenure, state legislators have begun focusing their minds on next year's election...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:42 PM
For the second straight month, Maryland added jobs but saw its unemployment rate go up.
The state's jobless rate rose to 7 percent in June from 6.7 percent in May, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday. Unemployment also increased slightly from 6....
| Jul 20, 2013
Slices from thousands of brains fill nearly a dozen freezers set to 112 degrees below zero on the top floor of a research building at the Johns Hopkins Science + Technology Park.
Inside those slices might be the secrets to schizophrenia and other mental...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday kicked off an autumn-long series of appearances intended to highlight his record over the past seven years and to set the stage for the final year of his administration.
O'Malley has scheduled five "policy forums"...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Perhaps you've heard the fascinating story of Hungarian mathematician Abraham Wald, who during World War II distinguished himself by helping the British Air Ministry analyze damages to their fleet of bomber planes.
The ministry had done an initial...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:15 AM
In Gov. Martin O'Malley's "Better Choices, Better Results" tour he once again blatantly misleads Marylanders about job growth ("O'Malley kicks off fall speaking tour," Aug. 29).
He claims Maryland has made up 94 percent of the jobs lost during the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Only two words come to mind in response to the latest missive from the Greater Baltimore Committee wherein 52 CEOs say Maryland's highest priority for economic growth and job creation ought to be reforming the state's tax structure to make it more...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Six weeks after taking over the U.S. Department of Labor, Marylander Thomas E. Perez is receiving praise from unions, concern from business leaders and hope from others that he will expand the agency's mission.
Perez, a former Maryland labor secretary,...