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  • North County News Briefs

    Brian Boston, chef at the Milton Inn in Sparks, and Larry Wilhelm, owner and president of Friendly Farm Restaurant in Upperco, were recognized by Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on June 27 for their achievements in Maryland's restaurant...
  • Under the microscope

    Under the microscope
    Maryland's top energy regulator vowed a thorough review of the sale of Constellation Energy Group as state lawmakers grilled the company's executives about its management and the terms of a deal it struck to avoid a possible bankruptcy. Douglas Nazarian,...
  • Pelosi, Hoyer call disruption of town hall meetings 'un-American'

    Pelosi, Hoyer call disruption of town hall meetings 'un-American'
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, insisting at the start of a long and politically heated summer congressional recess that health care reform can be achieved this fall, today are calling the disruption of town hall meetings by...
  • Congress seeks to have hospitals justify tax-exempt status

    Proposals in the Maryland General Assembly to define which patients are eligible for financial assistance at hospitals are getting an unexpected push from Congress, which might soon consider legislation aimed at making nonprofit hospitals justify their...
  • Dixon's pull in session critical

    Dixon's pull in session critical
    One after another, the Baltimore lawmakers spat complaints at Mayor Sheila Dixon. Dels. Nathaniel T. Oaks and Ann Marie Doory said they couldn't believe the mayor hadn't shared a traffic study with them. Del. Frank M. Conaway Jr. said he was "irritated...
  • Paychecks raise eyebrows

    Charity is big business in Maryland, and some of the providers provide the compensation packages to prove it. Seven of the state's 501(c)(3) organizations - charities, the most common nonprofits - paid more than $1 million in salary and benefits to at...
  • Congress needs to limit pay of executives at nonprofits

    THE law seems clear. No profit from tax-exempt charities may benefit "any private shareholder or individual." Yet as The Sun's survey of nonprofit executive pay shows, plenty of individuals are doing very well by associating themselves with charitable...
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  • Obama's pick to head Health and Human Services draws GOP support

    President Obama’s pick to take over the administration of his signature health law drew support Thursday from several Republicans in her first appearance before a congressional committee, signaling her likely confirmation to head the Department of...
  • Obama health nominee wins bipartisan support

    Obama health nominee wins bipartisan support
    President Obama’s pick to assume oversight of his signature health law received added bipartisan support Wednesday as more Republicans joined Democrats backing her nomination for secretary of Health and Human Services. The growing support all...