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  • JPMorgan Chase to invest $67 million in Harbor Point

    JPMorgan Chase to invest $67 million in Harbor Point
    A subsidiary of banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. will invest $67 million in Baltimore's Harbor Point development for a 90 percent stake in the 23-story skyscraper that is the planned regional headquarters of energy firm Exelon Corp., city officials...
  • Bel Air town employees' pension contributions to increase in 2014

    Bel Air town employees and police officers will be required to contribute an additional 2.4 percent of their pay toward their pensions in 2014. The Board of Town Commissioners voted Monday to approve the additional contribution for employees in both...
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  • Rawlings-Blake seeks to switch new employees from pensions to 401(k)-style plans

    Rawlings-Blake seeks to switch new employees from pensions to 401(k)-style plans
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake today plans to introduce legislation to switch new city employees from the a traditional pension system to a 401(k)-style plan.  By implementing the switch, the city expects to save $1 million in fiscal year 2014, with...
  • Annapolis mayoral primary election on Tuesday

    Annapolis mayoral primary election on Tuesday
    Annapolis voters will start the process of selecting a mayor and city council to serve for the next four years with primary elections Tuesday. The Democratic and Republican primaries feature a total of five people running for the seat currently held...
  • City liquor board docket for Sept. 26

    City liquor board docket for Sept. 26
    Cases involving establishments that may have been operating in violation of city liquor laws, outside the parameters of their specific license or without a proper license at all are among the hearings listed on the Sept. 26 docket of the Board of Liquor...
  • Budget brinkmanship is killing my retirement

     Budget brinkmanship is killing my retirement
    As someone who has neither a defined pension plan nor a government provided plan, I am totally fed up with the budget and debt ceiling battles in Washington ("Opening round in funding fight," Sept. 20). Like millions of Americans, my previous employers...
  • Baltimore school system sued over homeless students

    Baltimore school system sued over homeless students
    Homeless families in Baltimore have filed a federal lawsuit against the city school system, contending that their children have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms. The class-...
  • Republicans turn the Capitol into "Dog Day Afternoon"

    Republicans turn the Capitol into "Dog Day Afternoon"
    Ever see the Al Pacino movie, "Dog Day Afternoon?" Based on a true story, it's about a bank robbery that goes bad. When it becomes clear that the jig is up — that there's not much money to be had and they're surrounded by police — the list...
  • 10 Easy Ways to Give Back

    10 Easy Ways to Give Back
    There’s a lot to gain by giving in Howard County. Each year, residents from across the county volunteer their time, doing everything from helping young readers pick out library books and driving seniors to doctors appointments to stocking...
  • O'Malley made Maryland more vulnerable to shutdown

    O'Malley made Maryland more vulnerable to shutdown
    Gov. Martin O'Malley really positioned Maryland for "doomsday" when he bullied the state legislature to pass a higher tax rate on incomes in excess of $100,000 instead of dealing with the real problem, the enormous costs of the state's public employees'...
  • Perryville commissioners approve new pension plan

    Pension plans of Perryville town employees will be switching from a SIMPLE IRA to the more typical government plans, a 457(b). The Perryville town commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to adopt the new plan. The town had been using a SIMPLE IRA for employee...