| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Topics ranging from the minimum wage to legal marijuana, and from the state's budget to an artificial turf field on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County are expected to come before the General Assembly when the 434th session...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Maryland has taken the best shot from a number of teams this season. In the early part of the schedule, it was Oregon State and Boston University at home. Last week, it was Pittsburgh on the road.
Then came Sunday night, when Florida State's best shot...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's final budget proposal leaves the state on a sounder fiscal footing than when he took office seven years ago. Though he will not bequeath his successor anything close to the hefty fund balance his predecessor, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:41 AM
With significantly less development and growth recently than anticipated in Havre de Grace, Mayor Wayne Dougherty is recommending a minimum increase of 15 percent in water and sewer rates to ensure the financial health of the city's water and sewer fund...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley released his fiscal year 2015 budget this week, and once again he made his long used but false claim that he has cut the state budget.
The budget when Mr. O'Malley's first took office was $28.8 billion, according to the Department...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
First came the drama over the government shutdown. Then the showdown over the debt ceiling. Now another round of negotiations on the budget deficit.
Pardon me for asking, but when exactly will Washington begin to deal with the crisis of jobs, wages...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:08 AM
Although attendance was minimal at last week's hearing on the Columbia Association's draft fiscal year 2015 and 2016 budgets, passion was strong among those at the session at the Slayton House in Wilde Lake.
The CA is reviewing capital budget...
| Jan 26, 2014
The value of contracts at Aberdeen Proving Ground plummeted 13 percent last year, but businesses with Maryland locations ended up with roughly as much as the year before.
Even with the overall drop, the numbers are eye-popping. The Army base in...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:33 AM
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance faced questions last week from the Baltimore County Planning Board and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot regarding the controversial central area elementary school construction plan.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:19 PM
President Barack Obama used his State of the Union address Tuesday night to call for a renewed focus on families struggling through the nation's fickle economic recovery, repeatedly warning lawmakers that his administration intends to work around Congress...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:05 AM
Superintendent Renee Foose has put forth a preliminary $94.6 million capital proposal for fiscal year 2015, kicking off the annual budget process for the Howard County Public School System.
Central office staff gave the Board of Education its first look...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Sensing that his team was up against the ropes Monday evening, down 8-3 in the fifth game against Howard, Glenelg coach Jason Monjes dropped to his knees and began pounding his hands on the floor.
It was do or die time and Monjes wanted to make sure his...