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  • Rep. Steny Hoyer and First Generation alumni praise Pell Grant Program

    Rep. Steny Hoyer and First Generation alumni praise Pell Grant Program
    Lonnie Moore, a Morgan State University graduate, is a sales team leader for IBM. Tiwana Smith, a graduate of Maryland Eastern Shore University, is a probation officer in Raleigh, N.C. Tiara Matthews and Alonzo Washington are graduates of the...
  • Jury selection begins in bribery trial of state Sen. Currie

    Jury selection begins in bribery trial of state Sen. Currie
    Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a who's who in state politics. Gov. Martin O'Malley, Senate President Thomas...
  • Federal workers groups, contractors oppose Obama debt plan

    Federal workers groups, contractors oppose Obama debt plan
    Federal employee unions lashed out at President Barack Obama's proposal Monday to make civilian federal workers contribute more of their pay to their retirement plans as part of a proposal to trim budget deficits. Arguing that employees are already...
  • Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams

    Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams
    Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins. Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...
  • Political impact of 9/11 fades

    At a town hall meeting in Catonsville last week, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin spent a half-hour answering questions, including whether Congress would cut Medicare, address immigration or impeach President Barack Obama. Despite the breadth of the discussion,...
  • Wrong move for the SSA

     Wrong move for the SSA
    There is much excitement in the Frederick County Office of Economic Development these days. Late last month, the federal government purchased vacant land in an industrial park in Urbana on which it will relocate and upgrade the Social Security...
  • Ehrlich takes stand for Currie in bribery trial

    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. testified Wednesday on behalf of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, calling him "a gentleman" and "very friendly." Ehrlich, a Republican, and Currie, a Democrat, were elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1986, a...
  • Md. power elite close ranks around Currie

    Md. power elite close ranks around Currie
    The No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives called Ulysses S. Currie a "decent, honest person." A former governor said he is "a gentleman." And Maryland's lieutenant governor described him as a "man of strong integrity." It was an outpouring fit...
  • Arundel Council member Benoit, Prince George's State's Attorney Ivey considering entering House race in District 4

    The race for the 4th District seat held by U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards has grown increasingly crowded in recent days, as two possible Democratic candidates have said they are considering challenging the Prince George's Democrat in the primary. A...
  • Senate must remove Currie from office

    Senate must remove Currie from office
    What does it take to get a bribery conviction in Maryland? State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who took a quarter-million dollars from a grocery store chain to advocate on its behalf, and who told no one about the arrangement, was just found not guilty on...
  • Lawmakers approve withholding fix for contractors

    Government contractors applauded congressional action Wednesday to repeal a federal law that would have postponed millions of dollars in payments to Maryland companies, potentially wounding the region's fragile economy. In a rare display of...
  • Supercommittee inaction could hurt state

    Marylanders from nearly every walk of life could be affected by across-the-board budget cuts starting in 2013 as a result of the congressional supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement to trim the nation's spiraling budget deficits. After months...