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Michael J. Astrue

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  • Baltimore area's federal agencies a 'growth industry'

    Baltimore area's federal agencies a 'growth industry'
    Despite budget cuts and anti-government rhetoric in Congress, Maryland officials say the two huge federal agencies based in Woodlawn — which have long helped buoy the region's economy — may be better positioned than others to ride out the political turbulence expected over the next several years.
  • Social Security braces for budget cuts, frustrated public

    Social Security braces for budget cuts, frustrated public
    Checks will arrive on time, but nearly every other task the Social Security Administration performs — from answering phones to determining eligibility for claims — will be delayed if Congress fails to stop steep federal budget cuts from taking...

    Ex-Md. agency head named acting SSA commissioner

    Ex-Md. agency head named acting SSA commissioner
    Carolyn Colvin, the former secretary of the state Department of Human Resources, became acting commissioner of the Woodlawn-based Social Security Administration on Thursday. President Barack Obama has not yet nominated a successor for Michael J. Astrue,...

    Term up for Social Security Administration's commissioner

    Term up for Social Security Administration's commissioner
    President Barack Obama is expected to soon nominate a new head of the Social Security Administration, replacing an incumbent appointed by his predecessor, George W. Bush, but the White House is mum on who should take the helm at the agency, which faces...