| Nov 24, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Henry A. Minch, who had been assistant chief engineer for the Maryland Public Service Commission and a World War II veteran, died Nov. 15 of heart failure at College Manor Nursing Home in Lutherville. He was 92.
The son of Frank Minch, a city...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Less than five months after she was appointed Anne Arundel County executive, Laura Neuman said Thursday that she wants to keep the job.
Neuman, who was appointed by the County Council in February to replace disgraced former County Executive John R....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Aberdeen resident Michaela Howell is the recipient of one of 14 scholarships awarded to Maryland state employees and their immediate family members by State Employees Credit Union, Maryland's largest financial cooperative.
SECU established its State...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Residents and a Howard County Council member who were among those pressing for state action on complaints about power outages in several neighborhoods say they're pleased that the Maryland Public Service Commission is ordering BGE to improve service....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:50 PM
A broad coalition of environmental and other groups urged Gov. Martin O'Malley Tuesday to oppose development of a natural gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, calling it an unacceptable environmental and safety threat.
Members of the coalition,...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
If you're a government employee who now has some time off of work due to the federal government shutdown and you're craving a cup of coffee, then Birdie's Cafe in Westminster may be the place for you.
Birdie's Cafe, at 233 East Main Street, is...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Members of the Harford County Board of Estimates have approved a $84,487 contract with Baltimore Gas & Electric to cover the county's portion of the costs of building electric infrastructure for the new 911 Center being built north of Bel Air.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Hundreds of thousands of government employees were furloughed Tuesday after the federal government began its first partial shutdown in 17 years.
James Kitchel, a Catonsville resident and government employee, was lucky enough to escape the widespread...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Federal agencies keep track of popcorn production and wallpaper sales, but figuring out exactly how many government employees have been furloughed by the shutdown in a state turns out to be a tricky task.
Estimates of the number of Marylanders furloughed...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:16 PM
As an accounts manager with the U.S. Department of Energy, Steve Bruno has endured a wage freeze, the sequester and now the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Waiting at Penn Station last week for the train to his job in Washington, the...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:19 AM
While our nation enters week two of the government shutdown and Congress' approval rating reaches an anemic 10 percent, the lowest number in recent history, I grow more and more concerned about the future. We witness politicians on both sides of the aisle...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The Maryland state employees' pension system reported last week that it grew to more than $40 billion during the 12 months that ended June 30 as it posted a 10.6 percent return on its investments.
That performance exceeds both the state's assumption...