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  • Federal employees hopeful on DOMA

    Current and retired federal employees who have been on the offense against the Defense of Marriage Act can't taste victory yet, but its scent is growing stronger now that the Supreme Court has decided to review the law. Federal workers and retirees have...
  • Aberdeen ethics panel looking at possible settlement on Bennett case

    The Aberdeen Ethics Commission is discussing a possible legal settlement with Mayor Mike Bennett over his appeal of the remaining ethics violation the board charged him with in 2011. The violation stems from a 2011 trip Bennett took to Georgia to aid...
  • Hoyer, Van Hollen: No more cuts to federal workforce

    As the fiscal cliff looms, two of Maryland's most influential congressmen have a message for those looking to the federal workforce for more savings: Look somewhere else. "Federal workers have already been asked to sacrifice as part of the budget cuts...
  • European public and private workers have it better

    Jim Rogers ("Government workers deserve no sympathy," Dec. 11) denies sympathy to federal employees who complain about attacks on their pay and benefits. Truth is, federal employees have it good, like private-sector employees in those European "socialist"...
  • Rawlings-Blake's budget includes new taxes, raises

    Rawlings-Blake's budget includes new taxes, raises
    Baltimore residents would have to pay more to grab a cab. They would be hit with an additional fee in their water bills. And they would have 300 fewer firefighters on the payroll. But they also would have lower property taxes, better recreation centers...
  • Credit union offers scholarships to Maryland state employees and their families

    Maryland state workers — and their family members — could win a college scholarship for fall 2013 offered by the State Employees Credit Union. The credit union typically awards $15,000 to $20,000 in scholarships annually. Last year, it...
  • Leopold found guilty of misconduct, suspended from office

    Leopold found guilty of misconduct, suspended from office
    A judge found Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold guilty Tuesday of two counts of misconduct for using public employees to perform political and personal tasks, and he was suspended from office while the County Council made plans to force him...
  • Brenda J. Clayburn, City Union of Baltimore president, dies

    Brenda J. Clayburn, City Union of Baltimore president, dies
    Brenda J. Clayburn, a founder and later president of the City Union of Baltimore who was also a longtime city Police Department supervisor, died Sunday of undetermined causes at her Northwest Baltimore home. She was 63. "She had recently been sick, and...
  • The Leopold case: bad behavior, vague crimes

    The Leopold case: bad behavior, vague crimes
    Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney today found Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold guilty on two counts of misconduct for using his executive security detail for personal and political gain. Reports of his sexual escapades and urinary malfunctions...
  • City pension system facing $681 million shortfall

    City pension system facing $681 million shortfall
    The pension system for most city workers has nearly $700 million in unfunded liabilities, according to an audit released Wednesday. In contrast, the smaller system for elected officials — who contribute to their pensions — is in strong...
  • Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help

    Deadline looms for Sparrows Point workers to seek help
    The effort to connect former Sparrows Point workers with training for new careers gained more urgency last week as the final hopes of the steel mill reopening were dashed — and as the deadline to apply for the help or forever lose it fast approaches...
  • Federal employees face crucial questions in Obama's second term

    President Barack Obama begins his second term with a solid record of accomplishments related to the federal workforce, but with more crucial questions facing federal employees than at any time in the past four years. Although Obama didn't mention federal...